40points

Fostex T60RP

36points

HiFiMAN HE-500

Fostex T60RP
Comparison winner
HiFiMAN HE-500
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35 facts in comparison

Fostex T60RP vs HiFiMAN HE-500

Fostex T60RP
HiFiMAN HE-500

Why is Fostex T60RP better than HiFiMAN HE-500?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    92dB/mWvs89dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 122g lighter
    ?

    380gvs502g

Why is HiFiMAN HE-500 better than Fostex T60RP?

  • 15000Hz higher high-frequency
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    50000Hzvs35000Hz
  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
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    38 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • 1.5m longer cable
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    3mvs1.5m

Price comparison

Fostex T60RP

ProductStorePrice
Fostex T60RP AmazonFOSTEX Headphone T60RP【Japan Domestic Ge...FOSTEX Headphone T60RP【Japan Domestic Genuine Products】
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$329.99
Fostex T60RP AmazonSIVGA P-Ⅱ Over Ear Open Back Walnut Wood...SIVGA P-Ⅱ Over Ear Open Back Walnut Wood Planar Magnetic Headphone
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$399.00
Fostex T60RP AmazonFOSTEX premium Reference headphone TH610...FOSTEX premium Reference headphone TH610
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$997.76
Fostex T60RP AmazonFostex T50RP MK3 Professional Studio Hea...Fostex T50RP MK3 Professional Studio Headphones, Semi-Open
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$159.99
Fostex T60RP AmazonBeyerdynamic DT 1990 Pro Open Studio Ref...Beyerdynamic DT 1990 Pro Open Studio Reference Headphones 250 Ohm Bundle with Hard Case and Deluxe Headphone Cleaning Kit
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$569.00
Fostex T60RP AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-W1000Z Audiophile Clo...Audio-Technica ATH-W1000Z Audiophile Closed-Back Dynamic Wooden High-Resolution Audio Headphones Brown
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$631.13
Fostex T60RP AmazonHIFIMAN HE1000 V2 Over Ear Planar Magnet...HIFIMAN HE1000 V2 Over Ear Planar Magnetic Headphone
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$2,999.00
Fostex T60RP AmazonHIFIMAN SUNDARA Over-ear Full-size Plana...HIFIMAN SUNDARA Over-ear Full-size Planar Magnetic Headphones with High Fidelity Design Easy to Drive by iPhone /Android Comfortable Headband Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping Black
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$349.00
Fostex T60RP AmazonMonolith M1060 Over Ear Planar Magnetic ...Monolith M1060 Over Ear Planar Magnetic Headphones - Black/Wood With 106mm Driver, Open Back Design, Comfort Ear Pads For Studio/Professional
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$269.99
Fostex T60RP AmazonPhilips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Preci...Philips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
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$73.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Fostex T60RP
HiFiMAN HE-500
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
Fostex T60RP
HiFiMAN HE-500
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
Fostex T60RP
HiFiMAN HE-500
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
Fostex T60RP
HiFiMAN HE-500
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Fostex T60RP
HiFiMAN HE-500
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

380g

502g

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.

Sound quality

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

50000Hz

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
Fostex T60RP
HiFiMAN HE-500
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
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.
Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Fostex T60RP
HiFiMAN HE-500
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Fostex T60RP
HiFiMAN HE-500
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Fostex T60RP
HiFiMAN HE-500
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
Fostex T60RP
HiFiMAN HE-500
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Fostex T60RP
HiFiMAN HE-500
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Fostex T60RP
HiFiMAN HE-500
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Fostex T60RP
HiFiMAN HE-500
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.
4.supports Wi-Fi
Fostex T60RP
HiFiMAN HE-500
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Fostex T60RP
HiFiMAN HE-500
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
Fostex T60RP
HiFiMAN HE-500
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
Fostex T60RP
HiFiMAN HE-500
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
Fostex T60RP
HiFiMAN HE-500
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.Has voice prompts
Fostex T60RP
HiFiMAN HE-500
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.
6.has voice commands
Fostex T60RP
HiFiMAN HE-500
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Price comparison

Fostex T60RP

ProductStorePrice
Fostex T60RP AmazonFOSTEX Headphone T60RP【Japan Domestic Ge...FOSTEX Headphone T60RP【Japan Domestic Genuine Products】
Amazon logo
$329.99
Fostex T60RP AmazonSIVGA P-Ⅱ Over Ear Open Back Walnut Wood...SIVGA P-Ⅱ Over Ear Open Back Walnut Wood Planar Magnetic Headphone
Amazon logo
$399.00
Fostex T60RP AmazonFOSTEX premium Reference headphone TH610...FOSTEX premium Reference headphone TH610
Amazon logo
$997.76
Fostex T60RP AmazonFostex T50RP MK3 Professional Studio Hea...Fostex T50RP MK3 Professional Studio Headphones, Semi-Open
Amazon logo
$159.99
Fostex T60RP AmazonBeyerdynamic DT 1990 Pro Open Studio Ref...Beyerdynamic DT 1990 Pro Open Studio Reference Headphones 250 Ohm Bundle with Hard Case and Deluxe Headphone Cleaning Kit
Amazon logo
$569.00
Fostex T60RP AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-W1000Z Audiophile Clo...Audio-Technica ATH-W1000Z Audiophile Closed-Back Dynamic Wooden High-Resolution Audio Headphones Brown
Amazon logo
$631.13
Fostex T60RP AmazonHIFIMAN HE1000 V2 Over Ear Planar Magnet...HIFIMAN HE1000 V2 Over Ear Planar Magnetic Headphone
Amazon logo
$2,999.00
Fostex T60RP AmazonHIFIMAN SUNDARA Over-ear Full-size Plana...HIFIMAN SUNDARA Over-ear Full-size Planar Magnetic Headphones with High Fidelity Design Easy to Drive by iPhone /Android Comfortable Headband Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping Black
Amazon logo
$349.00
Fostex T60RP AmazonMonolith M1060 Over Ear Planar Magnetic ...Monolith M1060 Over Ear Planar Magnetic Headphones - Black/Wood With 106mm Driver, Open Back Design, Comfort Ear Pads For Studio/Professional
Amazon logo
$269.99
Fostex T60RP AmazonPhilips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Preci...Philips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
Amazon logo
$73.00

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