44points

Audio-Technica ATH-T400

86points

JBL Duet BT

97points

Sennheiser PXC 550

Audio-Technica ATH-T400
JBL Duet BT
Comparison winner
Sennheiser PXC 550
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27 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-T400 vs JBL Duet BT vs Sennheiser PXC 550

Audio-Technica ATH-T400
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser PXC 550
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser PXC 550
44
points
86
points
97
points

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-T400 better than JBL Duet BT & Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Lowest frequency
    15Hzvs20,17Hz
  • Has a straight plug

Why is JBL Duet BT better than Audio-Technica ATH-T400 & Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Impedance
    32 Ohmsvs40,490 Ohms
  • Weight
    183.3gvs260,227g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Audio-Technica ATH-T400 & JBL Duet BT?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser PXC 550

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-T400
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser PXC 550

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-T400
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser PXC 550

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

4.weight

260g

183.3g

227g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser PXC 550

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

20Hz

17Hz

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

2.highest frequency

23000Hz

20000Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

111dB/mW

110dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser PXC 550

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

6.impedance

40 Ohms

32 Ohms

490 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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser PXC 550

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser PXC 550

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser PXC 550

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser PXC 550

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser PXC 550

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

3.has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser PXC 550

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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