66points

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

51points

Sennheiser HD 598

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17 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x vs Sennheiser HD 598

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser HD 598
66
points
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
51
points
Sennheiser HD 598

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M40x better than Sennheiser HD 598?

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

    35 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • 30g lighter
    240gvs270g
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 598 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M40x?

  • 14500Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    38500Hzvs24000Hz
  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    12Hzvs15Hz
  • 14dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    112dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x walmartAudio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Mon...Audio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Monitor Headphones
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$99.00

Sennheiser HD 598

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone
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$169.99
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headpho...Sennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headphone
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$249.95
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 598 SR Open-Back Headphone...Sennheiser HD 598 SR Open-Back Headphone "Discontinued by manufacturer"
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$234.95
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 598 Special Edition Over-E...Sennheiser HD 598 Special Edition Over-Ear Headphones - Black (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$385.00
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone
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$96.99
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 569 Closed Back Headphone
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$149.95
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$499.95
Sennheiser HD 598 Amazonbeyerdynamic DT 990 Pro 250 ohm Headphon...beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro 250 ohm Headphones, Gray, (459038)
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$131.50
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
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$89.95
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$299.00
Sennheiser HD 598 walmartSennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headpho...Sennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back HeadphoneHD598
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$169.46
Sennheiser HD 598 aliexpressBT4.1 Wireless Bluetooth Adapter Wireles...BT4.1 Wireless Bluetooth Adapter Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Adapter For Sennheiser HD598 HD 598 599 579 569 Receiver aptX
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$43.99

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
Sennheiser HD 598
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
Sennheiser HD 598
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
Sennheiser HD 598
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

240g

270g

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
Sennheiser HD 598
6.can be folded
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser HD 598

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-Z1

120000Hz

24000Hz

38500Hz

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

12Hz

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

112dB/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
Sennheiser HD 598
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

50 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
?

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser HD 598

Connectivity

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser HD 598

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