47points

Grado SR60i

40points

Sennheiser HD 558

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Grado SR60i vs Sennheiser HD 558

Grado SR60i
Sennheiser HD 558
Grado SR60i
Sennheiser HD 558
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40
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Why is Grado SR60i better than Sennheiser HD 558?

  • 18 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • 135g lighter
    125gvs260g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Sennheiser HD 558 better than Grado SR60i?

  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs20Hz
  • 14dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    112dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • 1m longer cable
    3mvs2m

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Grado SR60i
Sennheiser HD 558

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 SR60i
Sennheiser HD 558

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.weight

125g

260g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has an on-ear form
Grado SR60i
Sennheiser HD 558

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

5.has a straight plug
Grado SR60i
Sennheiser HD 558

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

6.cable length

2m

3m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

28000Hz

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

20Hz

15Hz

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.sound pressure level

98dB/mW

112dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.impedance

32 Ohms

50 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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Grado SR60i
Sennheiser HD 558

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Grado SR60i
Sennheiser HD 558

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

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