61points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50

59points

Onkyo ES-HF300

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Audio-Technica ATH-M50 vs Onkyo ES-HF300

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Onkyo ES-HF300
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Onkyo ES-HF300

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50 better than Onkyo ES-HF300?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Onkyo ES-HF300 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs15Hz
  • 44g lighter
    240gvs284g
  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an L-shaped plug

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Onkyo ES-HF300

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
Onkyo ES-HF300

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.weight

284g

240g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Onkyo ES-HF300

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Onkyo ES-HF300

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Onkyo ES-HF300

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

10Hz

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

2.highest frequency

28000Hz

27000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Onkyo ES-HF300

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

97dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Onkyo ES-HF300

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Onkyo ES-HF300

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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