Audio-Technica ATH-M50Creative HN-900
Top 45%715 points
Top 45%
Top 29%930 points
Top 29%
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50 vs Creative HN-900: 24 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
28000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
15Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
20Hz

3. weight

116g lighter.
284g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
168g

4. has sound isolation / 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-M50
Creative HN-900
48% have it

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.
38Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
32Ohms

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-M50
Creative HN-900
33% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
99dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
102.3dB/mW

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Creative HN-900
73% have it

9. 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-M50
Creative HN-900
38% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Creative HN-900
31% have it

11. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Creative HN-900
44% have it

12. can be used as a headset

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-M50
Creative HN-900
36% have it

13. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
45mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
40mm

14. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Creative HN-900
75% have it

15. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Creative HN-900
54% have it

16. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Creative HN-900
32% have it

17. 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-M50
Creative HN-900
42% have it

18. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Creative HN-900
64% have it

19. has active noise canceling / noise reduction

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-M50
Creative HN-900
13% have it

20. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Creative HN-900
8% have it

21. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3.4m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.5m

22. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Creative HN-900
6% have it

23. 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-M50
Creative HN-900
87% have it

24. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Creative HN-900
3% have it

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