48points

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

37points

Sennheiser HD 559

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Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
Sennheiser HD 559
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16 facts in comparison

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition vs Sennheiser HD 559

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
Sennheiser HD 559
48
points
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
37
points
Sennheiser HD 559

Why is Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition better than Sennheiser HD 559?

  • 9000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    35000Hzvs26000Hz
  • 9Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs14Hz
  • 18 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 390.4g lighter
    290gvs680.4g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 559 better than Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition?

  • 12dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    108dB/mWvs96dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
Sennheiser HD 559
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
Sennheiser HD 559
3.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.

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
Sennheiser HD 559
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

290g

680.4g

5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
Sennheiser HD 559
6.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
Sennheiser HD 559

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

35000Hz

26000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

5Hz

14Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

96dB/mW

108dB/mW

4.impedance
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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

32 Ohms

50 Ohms

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

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
Sennheiser HD 559

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
Sennheiser HD 559
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
Sennheiser HD 559

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