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62points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50

38points

Fostex TH-7

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Audio-Technica ATH-M50 vs Fostex TH-7

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Fostex TH-7
62
points
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
38
points
Fostex TH-7

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50 better than Fostex TH-7?

  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    15Hzvs20Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 32 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    38 Ohmsvs70 Ohms
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    99dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?

Why is Fostex TH-7 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50?

  • 24g lighter
    260gvs284g
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M50

Fostex TH-7

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-M50
Fostex TH-7
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-M50
Fostex TH-7
3.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

284g

260g

4.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and consume less storage space.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Fostex TH-7
5.Has a coil cable
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A coil cable offers more flexibility, as it can be further extended when in use, as well as retracted to take up less space when not in use.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Fostex TH-7
6.has an on-ear form
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This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Fostex TH-7

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

28000Hz

20000Hz

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

20Hz

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

99dB/mW

98dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/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-M50
Fostex TH-7
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

38 Ohms

70 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-M50
Fostex TH-7

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-M50
Fostex TH-7

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