Audio-Technica ATH-M50RDGrado GR8e
Top 45%745 points
Top 45%
Top 59%546 points
Top 59%
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD vs Grado GR8e: 18 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
28000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
15Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
20Hz

3. weight

275g lighter.
284g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
9g

4. has sound isolation/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-M50RD
Grado GR8e
46% have it

5. impedance

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.
38Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
24Ohms

6. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Grado GR8e
34% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
99dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
105dB/mW

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Grado GR8e
72% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Grado GR8e
32% have it

10. has stereo speakers

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-M50RD
Grado GR8e
76% have it

11. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Grado GR8e
52% have it

12. 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-M50RD
Grado GR8e
42% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Grado GR8e
41% have it

14. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Grado GR8e
63% have it

16. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Grado GR8e
86% have it

17. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.3m

18. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Grado GR8e
33% have it

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