57points
45points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

47points
33points

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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17 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x vs Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
57
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47
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Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50x better than Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    99dB/mWvs96dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 5g lighter
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    285gvs290g
  • Can be folded
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  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has a coil cable
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Why is Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs15Hz
  • 7000Hz higher high-frequency
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    35000Hzvs28000Hz
  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • Has an open-back design
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Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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$110.19

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Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition Amazonbeyerdynamic DT 990 Premium Edition 250 ...beyerdynamic DT 990 Premium Edition 250 Ohm Over-Ear-Stereo Headphones. Open design, wired, high-end, for the stereo system
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$194.00
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition Amazonbeyerdynamic DT 990 Edition 32 Ohm Over-...beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition 32 Ohm Over-Ear-Stereo Headphones. Open design, wired, high-end, for tablet and smartphone
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$199.00
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition Amazonbeyerdynamic DT 990 Edition 600 Ohm Over...beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition 600 Ohm Over-Ear-Stereo Headphones. Open design, wired, high-end for use with headphone amplifiers
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$199.00

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
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-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
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-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

285g

290g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

5Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

28000Hz

35000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
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

96dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.impedance

38 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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
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Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
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 990 Edition
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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