43points

Brainwavz HM5

88points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
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Brainwavz HM5 vs Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Why is Brainwavz HM5 better than Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs18Hz
  • 4500Hz higher high-frequency
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    26500Hzvs22000Hz
  • 22 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    24vs2
  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than Brainwavz HM5?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    113dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • 46 Ohms lower impedance
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    18 Ohmsvs64 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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Price comparison

Brainwavz HM5

Buy used:

$129.99

ProductStorePrice
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonBRAINWAVZ HM5 Studio Monitor Headphones
Amazon logo
$89.50
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonPhilips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Preci...Philips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
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$79.99
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonNVX Studio Over-Ear [42mm Driver] Headph...NVX Studio Over-Ear [42mm Driver] Headphones with ComfortMax Earpad Cushions and 1/4-inch Adapter [XPT100]
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$89.95
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonStatus Audio CB-1 Closed Back Studio Mon...Status Audio CB-1 Closed Back Studio Monitor Headphones
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$63.00
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonBrainwavz Omega Clear Bass Earbuds with ...Brainwavz Omega Clear Bass Earbuds with Remote & Microphone - Metal Housing & Noise Isolating Earphones
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$14.99
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonBrainwavz M100 IEM Noise Isolating Earph...Brainwavz M100 IEM Noise Isolating Earphones with Remote & Microphone Headset for iPhone iPad, iPod & Android Devices
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$49.50

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC AmazonSennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless He...Sennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation, Black and Silver(HD 4.50 BTNC)
Amazon logo
$169.99
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC AmazonSennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless He...Sennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation (HD 4.50 BTNC) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$109.99
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC aliexpressSennheiser Hd 4.50 Btnc
aliexpress logo
$211.68
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC walmartHD 600 Audiophile Headphone
walmart logo
$269.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
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
Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
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
Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.can be folded
Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

18Hz

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

26500Hz

22000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
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.
5.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

113dB/mW

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

64 Ohms

18 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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.Has Bluetooth aptX
Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
5.supports Wi-Fi
Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
4.Has an in-line control panel
Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.warranty period

24

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
6.Has voice prompts
Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Price comparison

Brainwavz HM5

Buy used:

$129.99

ProductStorePrice
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonBRAINWAVZ HM5 Studio Monitor Headphones
Amazon logo
$89.50
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonPhilips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Preci...Philips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
Amazon logo
$79.99
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonNVX Studio Over-Ear [42mm Driver] Headph...NVX Studio Over-Ear [42mm Driver] Headphones with ComfortMax Earpad Cushions and 1/4-inch Adapter [XPT100]
Amazon logo
$89.95
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonStatus Audio CB-1 Closed Back Studio Mon...Status Audio CB-1 Closed Back Studio Monitor Headphones
Amazon logo
$63.00
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonBrainwavz Omega Clear Bass Earbuds with ...Brainwavz Omega Clear Bass Earbuds with Remote & Microphone - Metal Housing & Noise Isolating Earphones
Amazon logo
$14.99
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonBrainwavz M100 IEM Noise Isolating Earph...Brainwavz M100 IEM Noise Isolating Earphones with Remote & Microphone Headset for iPhone iPad, iPod & Android Devices
Amazon logo
$49.50

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC AmazonSennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless He...Sennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation, Black and Silver(HD 4.50 BTNC)
Amazon logo
$169.99
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC AmazonSennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless He...Sennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation (HD 4.50 BTNC) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$109.99
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC aliexpressSennheiser Hd 4.50 Btnc
aliexpress logo
$211.68
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC walmartHD 600 Audiophile Headphone
walmart logo
$269.00

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