62points

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

47points

Pioneer HDJ-500

Comparison winner
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Pioneer HDJ-500
vs
vs

17 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x vs Pioneer HDJ-500

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Pioneer HDJ-500
62
points
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
47
points
Pioneer HDJ-500

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M40x better than Pioneer HDJ-500?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 10 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    35 Ohmsvs45 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m

Why is Pioneer HDJ-500 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M40x?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs24000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs15Hz
  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • 47.3g lighter
    192.7gvs240g

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Pioneer HDJ-500
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Pioneer HDJ-500
3.has a detachable cable
?

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Pioneer HDJ-500
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

240g

192.7g

5.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Pioneer HDJ-500
6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Pioneer HDJ-500

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

24000Hz

28000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

15Hz

5Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

98dB/mW

105dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Pioneer HDJ-500
5.impedance
?

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

35 Ohms

45 Ohms

6.driver unit size
?

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

40mm

40mm

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Pioneer HDJ-500

Which are the best headphones?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.