50points

Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO

47points

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO vs Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
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Why is Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO better than Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 170 Ohms lower impedance
    80 Ohmsvs250 Ohms
  • 20g lighter
    270gvs290g
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition better than Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 1.4m longer cable
    3mvs1.6m
  • Has an open-back design

Top specs and features

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO
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

270g

290g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has a tangle free cable
Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

4.travel bag is included
Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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

5.has a straight plug
Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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

6.cable length

1.6m

3m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

35000Hz

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

2.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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO
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

96dB/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.impedance

80 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

6.has a neodymium magnet
Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO
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.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO
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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