57points

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

37points

Sennheiser HD 559

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
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18 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x vs Sennheiser HD 559

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser HD 559
57
points
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
37
points
Sennheiser HD 559

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M40x better than Sennheiser HD 559?

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

    35 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 440.4g lighter
    ?

    240gvs680.4g
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 559 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M40x?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    14Hzvs15Hz
  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    26000Hzvs24000Hz
  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    108dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has an open-back design
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Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

Buy used:

$45.08

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$144.49
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$28.98
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$177.00
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$95.41
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$128.00
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$53.55

Sennheiser HD 559

Buy used:

$48.74

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 559 AmazonSennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone - ...Sennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone - Black
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$130.49
Sennheiser HD 559 AmazonSennheiser HD 569 Closed Back Headphone
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$149.95
Sennheiser HD 559 AmazonSennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, I...Sennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, Ivory
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$219.99
Sennheiser HD 559 AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$299.00
Sennheiser HD 559 AmazonSennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile O...Sennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile Open Back Headphone
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$499.00
Sennheiser HD 559 AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone (Renewed)
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$288.00
Sennheiser HD 559 AmazonSennheiser HD 65 TV Closed Back Dynamic ...Sennheiser HD 65 TV Closed Back Dynamic Headphones for TVs
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$69.95
Sennheiser HD 559 walmartSennheiser HD 820 Over-Ear Closed-Back H...Sennheiser HD 820 Over-Ear Closed-Back Headphones (Black)
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$2,399.95

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser HD 559
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser HD 559
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.
3.has a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser HD 559
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

240g

680.4g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser HD 559
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser HD 559
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

14Hz

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

24000Hz

26000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser HD 559
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.sound pressure level

98dB/mW

108dB/mW

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

35 Ohms

50 Ohms

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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser HD 559
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser HD 559
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser HD 559
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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