Audio-Technica ATH-WS99Shure SRH1540
Top 51%655 points
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Top 41%781 points
Top 41%
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Audio-Technica ATH-WS99 vs Shure SRH1540: 21 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
25000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
25000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
8Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
5Hz

3. weight

36g lighter.
250g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
286g

4. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Shure SRH1540
48% have it

5. 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.
37Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
46Ohms

6. 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-WS99
Shure SRH1540
33% have it

7. 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
99dB/mW

8. 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-WS99
Shure SRH1540
73% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Shure SRH1540
25% have it

10. 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-WS99
Shure SRH1540
38% have it

11. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Shure SRH1540
31% have it

12. 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-WS99
Shure SRH1540
44% have it

13. can be used as a headset

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Shure SRH1540
36% have it

14. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
53mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
40mm

16. 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-WS99
Shure SRH1540
75% have it

17. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Shure SRH1540
53% have it

18. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Shure SRH1540
42% have it

19. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Shure SRH1540
64% have it

20. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.83m

21. 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-WS99
Shure SRH1540
87% have it

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