61points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

49points

Shure SRH550DJ

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Audio-Technica ATH-M50x vs Shure SRH550DJ

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Shure SRH550DJ
61
points
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
49
points
Shure SRH550DJ

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50x better than Shure SRH550DJ?

  • 6000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs22000Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

Why is Shure SRH550DJ better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs15Hz
  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    109dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • 50g lighter
    235gvs285g
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs45mm

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Shure SRH550DJ
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Shure SRH550DJ
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Shure SRH550DJ
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

285g

235g

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Shure SRH550DJ
6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Shure SRH550DJ

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

28000Hz

22000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

15Hz

5Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

99dB/mW

109dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

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Shure SRH550DJ
5.impedance
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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

38 Ohms

32 Ohms

6.driver unit size
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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

45mm

50mm

Connectivity

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

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Shure SRH550DJ

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