63points

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

59points

Shure SRH440

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Audio-Technica ATH-M40x vs Shure SRH440

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Shure SRH440
63
points
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
59
points
Shure SRH440

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M40x better than Shure SRH440?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    24000Hzvs22000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 9 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    35 Ohmsvs44 Ohms
  • 32g lighter
    240gvs272g

Why is Shure SRH440 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M40x?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs15Hz
  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs98dB/mW

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
Shure SRH440
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
Shure SRH440
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
Shure SRH440
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

240g

272g

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Shure SRH440
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
Shure SRH440

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

22000Hz

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

10Hz

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

105dB/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
Shure SRH440
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

44 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
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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
Shure SRH440

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
Shure SRH440

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