46points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50

52points

KEF M500

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
KEF M500
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50 vs KEF M500

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
KEF M500

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50 better than KEF M500?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    15Hzvs20Hz
  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs40mm
  • 2.1m longer cable
    ?

    3.4mvs1.3m
  • Has a coil cable
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is KEF M500 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50?

  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    103dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • 76g lighter
    ?

    208gvs284g
  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M50

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$189.92

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
KEF M500
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
KEF M500
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.
3.has a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
KEF M500
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

284g

208g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
KEF M500
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
KEF M500
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

28000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
KEF M500
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.sound pressure level

99dB/mW

103dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
KEF M500
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.impedance

38 Ohms

32 Ohms

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.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
KEF M500
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.Has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
KEF M500
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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