43points

Beyerdynamic T 5 p

43points

Sennheiser HD 800

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Beyerdynamic T 5 p vs Sennheiser HD 800

Beyerdynamic T 5 p
Sennheiser HD 800
Beyerdynamic T 5 p
Sennheiser HD 800

Why is Beyerdynamic T 5 p better than Sennheiser HD 800?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs6Hz
  • 268 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs300 Ohms
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Sennheiser HD 800 better than Beyerdynamic T 5 p?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
    51000Hzvs50000Hz
  • 200g lighter
    330gvs530g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has a straight plug
  • 1.8m longer cable
    3mvs1.2m
  • Has an open-back design

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beyerdynamic T 5 p
Sennheiser HD 800

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 T 5 p
Sennheiser HD 800

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 T 5 p
Sennheiser HD 800

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

4.weight

530g

330g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.travel bag is included
Beyerdynamic T 5 p
Sennheiser HD 800

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

6.has an L-shaped plug
Beyerdynamic T 5 p
Sennheiser HD 800

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.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

50000Hz

51000Hz

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

6Hz

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 T 5 p
Sennheiser HD 800

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

4.sound pressure level

102dB/mW

102dB/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

32 Ohms

300 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 active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Beyerdynamic T 5 p
Sennheiser HD 800

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.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beyerdynamic T 5 p
Sennheiser HD 800

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

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