43points

Grado PS500

55points

Shure SRH1840

Grado PS500
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18 facts in comparison

Grado PS500 vs Shure SRH1840

Grado PS500
Shure SRH1840
43
points
Grado PS500
55
points
Shure SRH1840

Why is Grado PS500 better than Shure SRH1840?

  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    98dB/mWvs96dB/mW
  • 33 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs65 Ohms
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has removable speakers
    ?

Why is Shure SRH1840 better than Grado PS500?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    30000Hzvs29000Hz
  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs14Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 32g lighter
    268gvs300g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

Grado PS500
Shure SRH1840
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

Grado PS500
Shure SRH1840
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.

Grado PS500
Shure SRH1840
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

300g

268g

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

Grado PS500
Shure SRH1840
6.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Grado PS500
Shure SRH1840

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-Z1

120000Hz

29000Hz

30000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

14Hz

10Hz

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

98dB/mW

96dB/mW

4.impedance
?

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

65 Ohms

5.driver unit size
?

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1060

106mm

40mm

40mm

6.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.

Grado PS500
Shure SRH1840

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Grado PS500
Shure SRH1840

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