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Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition

46points

Sennheiser HD 599

Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition
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Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition vs Sennheiser HD 599

Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition
Sennheiser HD 599

Why is Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition better than Sennheiser HD 599?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs12Hz
  • 18 Ohms lower impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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Why is Sennheiser HD 599 better than Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition?

  • 3500Hz higher high-frequency
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    38500Hzvs35000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    106dB/mWvs96dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 40g lighter
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    250gvs290g
  • Has an open-back design
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Price comparison

Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition

ProductStorePrice
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition Amazonbeyerdynamic DT 880 Premium Edition 250 ...beyerdynamic DT 880 Premium Edition 250 Ohm Over-Ear-Stereo Headphones. Semi-Open Design, Wired, high-end, for The Stereo System
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$198.99
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition Amazonbeyerdynamic DT 880 Premium Special Edit...beyerdynamic DT 880 Premium Special Edition Chrome Version 250 ohm (717258)
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$179.00
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition Amazonbeyerdynamic DT 880 Premium Special Edit...beyerdynamic DT 880 Premium Special Edition Chrome Version 250 ohm (717258) with Full Size Headphone Case, Headphone Stand & Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
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$189.00
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition Amazonbeyerdynamic DT 880 Premium Edition 600 ...beyerdynamic DT 880 Premium Edition 600 Ohm Over-Ear-Stereo Headphones. Semi-Open Design, Wired, high-end, for Special Headphone amplifiers
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$198.99
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition Amazonbeyerdynamic DT 880 Premium Semi-Open St...beyerdynamic DT 880 Premium Semi-Open Stereo Studio Headphones, 32 Ohms Impedance, 5 to 35,000 Hz Frequency Response
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$235.93

Sennheiser HD 599

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$75.95

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, I...Sennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, Ivory
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$199.95
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$299.00
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD 569 Closed Back Headphone
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$159.00
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonPhilips Audio Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open...Philips Audio Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open-Air Headphone 50mm Drivers- Black
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$149.99
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD 300 Pro Collapsible High-E...Sennheiser HD 300 Pro Collapsible High-End Monitoring Headphone + SLAPPA SL-HP-07 HardBody PRO Headphone Case
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$199.95
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
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$99.95
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonPhilips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Preci...Philips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
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$79.99
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$395.99
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headpho...Sennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headphone
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$481.38
Sennheiser HD 599 aliexpressBT4.1 Wireless Bluetooth Adapter Wireles...BT4.1 Wireless Bluetooth Adapter Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Adapter For Sennheiser HD598 HD 598 599 579 569 Receiver aptX
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$43.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition
Sennheiser HD 599
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
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition
Sennheiser HD 599
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
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition
Sennheiser HD 599
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

290g

250g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.can be folded
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition
Sennheiser HD 599
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition
Sennheiser HD 599
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

12Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

35000Hz

38500Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.sound pressure level

96dB/mW

106dB/mW

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

32 Ohms

50 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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition
Sennheiser HD 599
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.Can be used wirelessly
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition
Sennheiser HD 599
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition
Sennheiser HD 599
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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