43points

HiFiMAN HE-400

42points

HiFiMAN HE-560

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HiFiMAN HE-400 vs HiFiMAN HE-560

HiFiMAN HE-400
HiFiMAN HE-560
HiFiMAN HE-400
HiFiMAN HE-560
43
points
42
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Why is HiFiMAN HE-400 better than HiFiMAN HE-560?

  • 15 Ohms lower impedance
    35 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

Why is HiFiMAN HE-560 better than HiFiMAN HE-400?

  • 15000Hz higher high-frequency
    50000Hzvs35000Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs20Hz
  • 65g lighter
    375gvs440g

Top specs and features

Design

1.has a detachable cable
HiFiMAN HE-400
HiFiMAN HE-560

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

2.has an over-the-ear form
HiFiMAN HE-400
HiFiMAN HE-560

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

440g

375g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a straight plug
HiFiMAN HE-400
HiFiMAN HE-560

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

5.cable length

3m

2m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

6.has an open-back design
HiFiMAN HE-400
HiFiMAN HE-560

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

35000Hz

50000Hz

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

92.5dB/mW

90dB/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

35 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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
HiFiMAN HE-400
HiFiMAN HE-560

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

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