58points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50

70points

Klipsch Mode M40

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Comparison winner
Klipsch Mode M40
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23 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M50 vs Klipsch Mode M40

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Klipsch Mode M40
58
points
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
70
points
Klipsch Mode M40

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50 better than Klipsch Mode M40?

  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    15Hzvs20Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 1.5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    99dB/mWvs97.5dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 72g lighter
    284gvs356g
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs40mm
  • 2.2m longer cable
    ?

    3.4mvs1.2m

Why is Klipsch Mode M40 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50?

  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?

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.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Klipsch Mode M40
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
Klipsch Mode M40
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-M50
Klipsch Mode M40
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

284g

356g

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Klipsch Mode M40
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-M50
Klipsch Mode M40

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

97.5dB/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-M50
Klipsch Mode M40
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.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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
Klipsch Mode M40

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Klipsch Mode M40
2.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Klipsch Mode M40

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
Klipsch Mode M40

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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
Klipsch Mode M40
2.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
Klipsch Mode M40
3.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
Klipsch Mode M40

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