63points

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

79points

Sennheiser PXC 480

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
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Audio-Technica ATH-M40x vs Sennheiser PXC 480

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser PXC 480
63
points
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
79
points
Sennheiser PXC 480

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M40x better than Sennheiser PXC 480?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
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    24000Hzvs23000Hz
  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    15Hzvs17Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 10 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    35 Ohmsvs45 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 1.6m longer cable
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    3mvs1.4m
  • Has a coil cable
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  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Sennheiser PXC 480 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M40x?

  • 11dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    109dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 15g lighter
    225gvs240g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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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 PXC 480
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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 PXC 480
3.has a detachable cable
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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 PXC 480
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

240g

225g

5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser PXC 480
6.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser PXC 480

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

23000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

17Hz

3.sound pressure level
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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

109dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
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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 PXC 480
5.impedance
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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.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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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.

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser PXC 480

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser PXC 480

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser PXC 480
2.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 PXC 480

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser PXC 480
2.control panel placed on a device
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There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser PXC 480
3.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Sennheiser PXC 480

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