67points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

54points

Beyerdynamic DT 250

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Audio-Technica ATH-M50x vs Beyerdynamic DT 250

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 250
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 250
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54
points

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50x better than Beyerdynamic DT 250?

  • 212 Ohms lower impedance
    38 Ohmsvs250 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Beyerdynamic DT 250 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    30000Hzvs28000Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs15Hz
  • 45g lighter
    240gvs285g
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    100dB/mWvs99dB/mW

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 250

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-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 250

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-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 250

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.weight

285g

240g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 250

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

6.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 250

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

30000Hz

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

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-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 250

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

100dB/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

250 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-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 250

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 250

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

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