Audio-Technica ATH-W5000Sennheiser RS 180
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Audio-Technica ATH-W5000 vs Sennheiser RS 180: 16 facts in comparison

1. weight

136g lighter.
340g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
204g

2. impedance

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.
40Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
32Ohms

3. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sennheiser RS 180
33% have it

4. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
102dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
110dB/mW

5. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sennheiser RS 180
73% have it

6. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sennheiser RS 180
25% have it

7. has a detachable cable

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-W5000
Sennheiser RS 180
38% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sennheiser RS 180
31% have it

9. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sennheiser RS 180
44% have it

10. 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-W5000
Sennheiser RS 180
75% have it

11. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sennheiser RS 180
54% have it

12. has an over-the-ear form

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-W5000
Sennheiser RS 180
42% have it

13. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sennheiser RS 180
16% have it

14. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sennheiser RS 180
64% have it

15. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sennheiser RS 180
87% have it

16. has an open-back design

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sennheiser RS 180
10% have it

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