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Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
Top 60%516 points
Top 60%
Top 8%1,171 points
Top 8%
Top 13%1,111 points
Top 13%
Top 39%782 points
Top 39%
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
Top specs and features

Beats by Dre Tour vs Marshall Monitor Bluetooth vs Sennheiser PXC 550 vs Shure SRH1540: 33 facts in comparison

1. 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.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
44% have it

2. weight

19.8g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
271g
227g
286g

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.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
36% have it

4. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
66% have it

5. 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.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
39% have it

6. 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.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
76% have it

7. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
31% have it

8. 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.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
47% have it

9. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
15% have it

10. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
23% have it

11. 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.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
47% have it

12. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
27% have it

13. 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.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
39% have it

14. control panel placed on a device

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.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
20% have it

15. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
64% have it

16. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
44% have it

17. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
48% have it

18. has an L-shaped plug

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.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
30% have it

19. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
18% have it

20. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
80% have it

21. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
14% have it

22. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
21% have it

23. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
22% have it

24. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
7% have it

25. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Beats by Dre Tour
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
5% have it

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