42points

Audio-Technica ATH-WS77

65points

Master & Dynamic MH40

Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
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Audio-Technica ATH-WS77 vs Master & Dynamic MH40

Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Master & Dynamic MH40
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Master & Dynamic MH40

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-WS77 better than Master & Dynamic MH40?

  • 185g lighter
    175gvs360g
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Master & Dynamic MH40 better than Audio-Technica ATH-WS77?

  • 40000Hz higher high-frequency
    65000Hzvs25000Hz
  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
    3Hzvs10Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 15 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Master & Dynamic MH40

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-WS77
Master & Dynamic MH40

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-WS77
Master & Dynamic MH40

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

4.weight

175g

360g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Master & Dynamic MH40

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

6.has an L-shaped plug
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Master & Dynamic MH40

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

25000Hz

65000Hz

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

10Hz

3Hz

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-WS77
Master & Dynamic MH40

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

4.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Master & Dynamic MH40

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

5.driver unit size

40mm

45mm

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

6.impedance

47 Ohms

32 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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Master & Dynamic MH40

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

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Master & Dynamic MH40

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.

2.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Master & Dynamic MH40

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Master & Dynamic MH40

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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