36points

Grado PS500

34points

Sennheiser HD 660 S

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60 facts in comparison

Grado PS500 vs Sennheiser HD 660 S

Grado PS500
Sennheiser HD 660 S

Why is Grado PS500 better than Sennheiser HD 660 S?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 118 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs150 Ohms
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has removable speakers
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 660 S better than Grado PS500?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    9Hzvs14Hz
  • 12500Hz higher high-frequency
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    41500Hzvs29000Hz
  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    108dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 40g lighter
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    260gvs300g

Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 660 S

Buy used:

$109.95

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Sennheiser HD 660 S AmazonSennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile O...Sennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile Open Back Headphone
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$499.95
Sennheiser HD 660 S AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$391.16
Sennheiser HD 660 S AmazonSennheiser HD 450BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wirele...Sennheiser HD 450BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless Headphone with Active Noise Cancellation - 30-Hour Battery Life, USB-C Fast Charging, Virtual Assistant Button, Foldable - White
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$149.95
Sennheiser HD 660 S AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
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$98.49
Sennheiser HD 660 S AmazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leadin...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Black
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$348.00
Sennheiser HD 660 S AmazonSennheiser HD 820 Over-the-Ear Audiophil...Sennheiser HD 820 Over-the-Ear Audiophile Reference Headphones - Ring Radiator Drivers with Glass Reflector Technology, Sound Isolating Closed Earcups, Includes Balanced Cable, 2-Year Warranty (Black)
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$1,849.99
Sennheiser HD 660 S AmazonSennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, I...Sennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, Ivory
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$199.95
Sennheiser HD 660 S AmazonBeyerdynamic 459038 DT 990 PRO open Stud...Beyerdynamic 459038 DT 990 PRO open Studio Headphone
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$179.00
Sennheiser HD 660 S 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

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Grado PS500
Sennheiser HD 660 S
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
Grado PS500
Sennheiser HD 660 S
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
Grado PS500
Sennheiser HD 660 S
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
Grado PS500
Sennheiser HD 660 S
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Grado PS500
Sennheiser HD 660 S
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

300g

260g

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

29000Hz

41500Hz

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
Grado PS500
Sennheiser HD 660 S
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.
5.sound pressure level

98dB/mW

108dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Grado PS500
Sennheiser HD 660 S
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.Battery life

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The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Grado PS500
Sennheiser HD 660 S
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Grado PS500
Sennheiser HD 660 S
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
6.Has USB Type-C
Grado PS500
Sennheiser HD 660 S
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Grado PS500
Sennheiser HD 660 S
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

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Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Grado PS500
Sennheiser HD 660 S
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
Grado PS500
Sennheiser HD 660 S
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.
5.maximum Bluetooth range

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The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Grado PS500
Sennheiser HD 660 S
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Grado PS500
Sennheiser HD 660 S
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
Grado PS500
Sennheiser HD 660 S
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Grado PS500
Sennheiser HD 660 S
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Grado PS500
Sennheiser HD 660 S
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 660 S

Buy used:

$109.95

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 660 S AmazonSennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile O...Sennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile Open Back Headphone
Amazon logo
$499.95
Sennheiser HD 660 S AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
Amazon logo
$391.16
Sennheiser HD 660 S AmazonSennheiser HD 450BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wirele...Sennheiser HD 450BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless Headphone with Active Noise Cancellation - 30-Hour Battery Life, USB-C Fast Charging, Virtual Assistant Button, Foldable - White
Amazon logo
$149.95
Sennheiser HD 660 S AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
Amazon logo
$98.49
Sennheiser HD 660 S AmazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leadin...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Black
Amazon logo
$348.00
Sennheiser HD 660 S AmazonSennheiser HD 820 Over-the-Ear Audiophil...Sennheiser HD 820 Over-the-Ear Audiophile Reference Headphones - Ring Radiator Drivers with Glass Reflector Technology, Sound Isolating Closed Earcups, Includes Balanced Cable, 2-Year Warranty (Black)
Amazon logo
$1,849.99
Sennheiser HD 660 S AmazonSennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, I...Sennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, Ivory
Amazon logo
$199.95
Sennheiser HD 660 S AmazonBeyerdynamic 459038 DT 990 PRO open Stud...Beyerdynamic 459038 DT 990 PRO open Studio Headphone
Amazon logo
$179.00
Sennheiser HD 660 S 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

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