65points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

61points

Polk Audio UltraFit 3000a

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Audio-Technica ATH-M50x vs Polk Audio UltraFit 3000a

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Polk Audio UltraFit 3000a
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Polk Audio UltraFit 3000a

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50x better than Polk Audio UltraFit 3000a?

  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs18Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Polk Audio UltraFit 3000a better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x?

  • 22 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • 274g lighter
    11gvs285g
  • 19dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    118dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an L-shaped plug

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Polk Audio UltraFit 3000a

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
Polk Audio UltraFit 3000a

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
Polk Audio UltraFit 3000a

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

11g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Polk Audio UltraFit 3000a

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Polk Audio UltraFit 3000a

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

23000Hz

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

18Hz

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
Polk Audio UltraFit 3000a

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

118dB/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-M50x
Polk Audio UltraFit 3000a

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

14.2mm

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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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Polk Audio UltraFit 3000a

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

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Polk Audio UltraFit 3000a

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Polk Audio UltraFit 3000a

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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