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HiFiMAN HE-400
Sennheiser HD 598
Top 59%546 points
Top 59%
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Top 51%
HiFiMAN HE-400
Sennheiser HD 598
Top specs and features

HiFiMAN HE-400 vs Sennheiser HD 598: 14 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
35000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
38500Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
20Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
12Hz

3. weight

170g lighter.
440g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
270g

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.
35 Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4 Ohms
50 Ohms

5. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
HiFiMAN HE-400
Sennheiser HD 598
36% have it

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
92.5dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
112dB/mW

7. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
HiFiMAN HE-400
Sennheiser HD 598
66% have it

8. 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.
HiFiMAN HE-400
Sennheiser HD 598
39% have it

9. 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.
HiFiMAN HE-400
Sennheiser HD 598
76% have it

10. 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.
HiFiMAN HE-400
Sennheiser HD 598
39% have it

11. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
HiFiMAN HE-400
Sennheiser HD 598
48% have it

12. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
HiFiMAN HE-400
Sennheiser HD 598
80% have it

13. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m

14. has an open-back design

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.
HiFiMAN HE-400
Sennheiser HD 598
10% have it

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