42points

Audio-Technica ATH-WS77

51points

Shure SE425

Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
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Audio-Technica ATH-WS77 vs Shure SE425

Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Shure SE425
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Shure SE425

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-WS77 better than Shure SE425?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form

Why is Shure SE425 better than Audio-Technica ATH-WS77?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 25 Ohms lower impedance
    22 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • 9dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    109dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form
  • 0.42m longer cable
    1.62mvs1.2m

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Shure SE425

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
Shure SE425

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
Shure SE425

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

4.has an in-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Shure SE425

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

5.has included ear pads
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Shure SE425

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Shure SE425

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

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

20Hz

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

25000Hz

19000Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Shure SE425

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

4.sound pressure level

100dB/mW

109dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

47 Ohms

22 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
Shure SE425

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

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