61points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD

51points

Pioneer STEEZ 808

80points

Sony MDR-1RBT

Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Pioneer STEEZ 808
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Sony MDR-1RBT
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD vs Pioneer STEEZ 808 vs Sony MDR-1RBT

Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Pioneer STEEZ 808
Sony MDR-1RBT
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Pioneer STEEZ 808
Sony MDR-1RBT

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD better than Pioneer STEEZ 808 & Sony MDR-1RBT?

  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Pioneer STEEZ 808 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD & Sony MDR-1RBT?

  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs38,24 Ohms
  • Weight
    200gvs284,297g
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Sony MDR-1RBT better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD & Pioneer STEEZ 808?

  • Highest frequency
    80000Hzvs28000,28000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    4Hzvs15,8Hz
  • Sound pressure level
    105dB/mWvs99,104dB/mW
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has an L-shaped plug

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Pioneer STEEZ 808
Sony MDR-1RBT

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-M50RD
Pioneer STEEZ 808
Sony MDR-1RBT

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-M50RD
Pioneer STEEZ 808
Sony MDR-1RBT

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

200g

297g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Pioneer STEEZ 808
Sony MDR-1RBT

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Pioneer STEEZ 808
Sony MDR-1RBT

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

28000Hz

80000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

15Hz

8Hz

4Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Pioneer STEEZ 808
Sony MDR-1RBT

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

104dB/mW

105dB/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-M50RD
Pioneer STEEZ 808
Sony MDR-1RBT

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.driver unit size

45mm

40mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Pioneer STEEZ 808
Sony MDR-1RBT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Pioneer STEEZ 808
Sony MDR-1RBT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Pioneer STEEZ 808
Sony MDR-1RBT

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

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Pioneer STEEZ 808
Sony MDR-1RBT

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

2.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Pioneer STEEZ 808
Sony MDR-1RBT

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Pioneer STEEZ 808
Sony MDR-1RBT

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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