50points

Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x

48points

HiFiMAN HE-500

Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
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Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x vs HiFiMAN HE-500

Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
HiFiMAN HE-500
50
points
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
48
points
HiFiMAN HE-500

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x better than HiFiMAN HE-500?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs15Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 11dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    100dB/mWvs89dB/mW
  • 152g lighter
    350gvs502g

Why is HiFiMAN HE-500 better than Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x?

  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    50000Hzvs42000Hz
  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    38 Ohmsvs42 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

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. Show more

Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
HiFiMAN HE-500
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-W1000x
HiFiMAN HE-500
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-W1000x
HiFiMAN HE-500
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

350g

502g

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-W1000x
HiFiMAN HE-500
6.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
HiFiMAN HE-500

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-Z1

120000Hz

42000Hz

50000Hz

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

5Hz

15Hz

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

100dB/mW

89dB/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.

Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
HiFiMAN HE-500
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

42 Ohms

38 Ohms

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.

Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
HiFiMAN HE-500

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