61points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50

70points

Shure SRH840

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Shure SRH840
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18 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M50 vs Shure SRH840

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Shure SRH840
61
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50
70
points
Shure SRH840

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50 better than Shure SRH840?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs25000Hz
  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    38 Ohmsvs44 Ohms
  • 34g lighter
    284gvs318g
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs40mm
  • 0.4m longer cable
    ?

    3.4mvs3m

Why is Shure SRH840 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs15Hz
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    102dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M50

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones (Renewed)
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$103.38
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Closed Back Head...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Closed Back Headphones Bundle with FiiO A1 Portable Headphone Amplifier (Silver), SLAPPA Full Sized Hardbody PRO Headphone Case and Blucoil 3.5mm Audio Extension Cable
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$163.90
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 AmazonAudio Technica ATH-M50X Professional Stu...Audio Technica ATH-M50X Professional Studio Headphones (Black) with FiiO A3 Portable Headphone Amplifier (Black)
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$163.90
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-MSR7GM SonicPro Over-...Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7GM SonicPro Over-Ear High-Resolution Audio Headphones, Gun Metal Gray
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$249.95
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M20x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M20x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones Deluxe Bundle
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$53.90
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, White (Renewed)
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$129.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Monitor Headphon...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Monitor Headphones (Black) + Premium Headphone Bundle
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$163.90
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-AVC200 SonicPro Over-...Audio-Technica ATH-AVC200 SonicPro Over-Ear Closed-Back Dynamic Headphones
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$28.02
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluet...Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones, Black
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$179.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M30x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M30x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, Black
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$69.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 walmartAudio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluet...Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones, Black
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$179.00

Shure SRH840

ProductStorePrice
Shure SRH840 AmazonShure Srh840
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$149.00
Shure SRH840 AmazonShure Srh840
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$149.00
Shure SRH840 AmazonShure SRH145 Portable Collapsible Closed...Shure SRH145 Portable Collapsible Closed-Back Headphones
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$17.36
Shure SRH840 AmazonShure SRH840 Bundle Headphones with Hang...Shure SRH840 Bundle Headphones with Hanger Cable
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$171.96
Shure SRH840 AmazonShure WH20TQG Dynamic Headset Microphone...Shure WH20TQG Dynamic Headset Microphone - Includes Miniature 4-pin Female Connector for Shure Bodypack Transmitters
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$80.00
Shure SRH840 AmazonShure RMCE-UNI Universal Communication C...Shure RMCE-UNI Universal Communication Cable for Detachable SE Sound Isolating Earphones
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$29.00

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. Show more

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Shure SRH840
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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
Shure SRH840
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
Shure SRH840
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

284g

318g

5.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Shure SRH840
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
Shure SRH840

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-Z1

120000Hz

28000Hz

25000Hz

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

5Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

102dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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
Shure SRH840
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

44 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

Monoprice Monolith M1060

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.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Shure SRH840

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