62points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD

90points

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

46points

Ultrasone HFI-580

Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Comparison winner
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Ultrasone HFI-580
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23 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD vs Sennheiser Momentum Wireless vs Ultrasone HFI-580

Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Ultrasone HFI-580
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Ultrasone HFI-580
62
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90
points
46
points

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD better than Sennheiser Momentum Wireless & Ultrasone HFI-580?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Sennheiser Momentum Wireless better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD & Ultrasone HFI-580?

  • Impedance
    28 Ohmsvs38,32 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a rechargeable battery

Why is Ultrasone HFI-580 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD & Sennheiser Momentum Wireless?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs15,16Hz

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Ultrasone HFI-580

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 a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Ultrasone HFI-580

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Ultrasone HFI-580

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.

4.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Ultrasone HFI-580

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

5.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Ultrasone HFI-580

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

6.has an L-shaped plug
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Ultrasone HFI-580

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

22000Hz

22000Hz

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

16Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Ultrasone HFI-580

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

113dB/mW

101dB/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.impedance

38 Ohms

28 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

6.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Ultrasone HFI-580

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Ultrasone HFI-580

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Ultrasone HFI-580

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Ultrasone HFI-580

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Ultrasone HFI-580

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Ultrasone HFI-580

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
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Ultrasone HFI-580

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 a noise canceling microphone
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Ultrasone HFI-580

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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