57points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50

51points

Harman Kardon CL

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Audio-Technica ATH-M50 vs Harman Kardon CL

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Harman Kardon CL
57
points
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
51
points
Harman Kardon CL

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50 better than Harman Kardon CL?

  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    15Hzvs16Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs40mm
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • 2m longer cable
    ?

    3.4mvs1.4m

Why is Harman Kardon CL better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50?

  • 20dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    119dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 89g lighter
    195gvs284g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

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.

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Harman Kardon CL
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
Harman Kardon CL
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.

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Harman Kardon CL
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

284g

195g

5.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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Harman Kardon CL
6.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

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Harman Kardon CL

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

16Hz

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

119dB/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.

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Harman Kardon CL
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

32 Ohms

6.driver unit size
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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

45mm

40mm

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.

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Harman Kardon CL
2.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-M50
Harman Kardon CL

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