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Beyerdynamic DT 150

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Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

Beyerdynamic DT 150
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Beyerdynamic DT 150 vs Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

Beyerdynamic DT 150
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
Beyerdynamic DT 150
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

Why is Beyerdynamic DT 150 better than Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 195g lighter
    95gvs290g
  • Has a detachable cable

Why is Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition better than Beyerdynamic DT 150?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    35000Hzvs30000Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an open-back design

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Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
Beyerdynamic DT 150
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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.

2.weight

95g

290g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has a detachable cable
Beyerdynamic DT 150
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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

4.has a tangle free cable
Beyerdynamic DT 150
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.has a straight plug
Beyerdynamic DT 150
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

6.has an open-back design
Beyerdynamic DT 150
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

5Hz

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

30000Hz

35000Hz

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
Beyerdynamic DT 150
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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

97dB/mW

96dB/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.has a neodymium magnet
Beyerdynamic DT 150
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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

6.impedance

250 Ohms

250 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
Beyerdynamic DT 150
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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

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