64points

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

42points

Sennheiser HD 800

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
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Audio-Technica ATH-M40x vs Sennheiser HD 800

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser HD 800
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Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
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Sennheiser HD 800

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M40x better than Sennheiser HD 800?

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

    35 Ohmsvs300 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 90g lighter
    240gvs330g
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 800 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M40x?

  • 27000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    51000Hzvs24000Hz
  • 9Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    6Hzvs15Hz
  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    102dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones Bundled with HP-SC Replacement Cable
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$99.95
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M40x Renewed
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$74.99
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones + Slappa Full Sized HardBody PRO Headphone Case (SL-HP-07)
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$86.90
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Studio Monitor Headphone, Black
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$79.00
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 800

Buy used:

$479.99

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone ...Sennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone System
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$1,699.95
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$369.93
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 820 Closed-Back Headphone
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$2,399.94
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, I...Sennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, Ivory
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$153.95
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$299.00
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile O...Sennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile Open Back Headphone
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$492.17
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
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$99.90
Sennheiser HD 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless He...Sennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation, Black and Silver(HD 4.50 BTNC)
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$97.71
Sennheiser HD 800 Amazonbeyerdynamic DT 990 Pro 250 ohm Headphon...beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro 250 ohm Headphones, Gray, (459038)
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$128.88

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. Show more

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser HD 800
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 800
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 800
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

240g

330g

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 800
6.can be folded
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser HD 800

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. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

24000Hz

51000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

15Hz

6Hz

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

102dB/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 800
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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

35 Ohms

300 Ohms

6.has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
?

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

For example

Umidigi Ubeats

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser HD 800

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
Sennheiser HD 800

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