65points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

67points

JVC HA-NC260

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50x vs JVC HA-NC260

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
JVC HA-NC260
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
JVC HA-NC260

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50x better than JVC HA-NC260?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
    38 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a coiled cord

Why is JVC HA-NC260 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
    8Hzvs15Hz
  • 135g lighter
    150gvs285g
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    102dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a removable battery

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
JVC HA-NC260

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
JVC HA-NC260

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
JVC HA-NC260

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

150g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
JVC HA-NC260

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

6.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
JVC HA-NC260

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

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

24000Hz

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

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
JVC HA-NC260

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

102dB/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.driver unit size

45mm

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

6.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
JVC HA-NC260

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

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Power

1.has a removable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
JVC HA-NC260

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
JVC HA-NC260

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

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