46points

HiFiMAN HE-500

39points

HiFiMAN HE-560

HiFiMAN HE-500
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HiFiMAN HE-560
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HiFiMAN HE-500 vs HiFiMAN HE-560

HiFiMAN HE-500
HiFiMAN HE-560
46
points
HiFiMAN HE-500
39
points
HiFiMAN HE-560

Why is HiFiMAN HE-500 better than HiFiMAN HE-560?

  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    38 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • 1m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs2m

Why is HiFiMAN HE-560 better than HiFiMAN HE-500?

  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    90dB/mWvs89dB/mW
  • 127g lighter
    375gvs502g

Price comparison

HiFiMAN HE-500

ProductStorePrice
HiFiMAN HE-500 AmazonHIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-Size Plana...HIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-Size Planar Magnetic Headphones Adjustable Headphone with Comfortable Earpads Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping
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$185.00
HiFiMAN HE-500 AmazonHIFIMAN HE-560 V2 Premium Planar Magneti...HIFIMAN HE-560 V2 Premium Planar Magnetic Headphones
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$449.99
HiFiMAN HE-500 AmazonDrop + HIFIMAN HE4XX Planar Magnetic Ove...Drop + HIFIMAN HE4XX Planar Magnetic Over-Ear Open-Back Headphones
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$165.00
HiFiMAN HE-500 AmazonHIFIMAN HE400i Over Ear Open Back Magnet...HIFIMAN HE400i Over Ear Open Back Magnetic Planar Reference Studio Headphone with 3.5mm Plug-in Connector-Extended Manufacturer's Warranty
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$169.00
HiFiMAN HE-500 AmazonHIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-size Plana...HIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-size Planar Magnetic Headphones (Renewed)
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$130.00
HiFiMAN HE-500 AmazonHIFIMAN HE400S Over Ear Full-Size Planar...HIFIMAN HE400S Over Ear Full-Size Planar Magnetic Headphone
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$129.00
HiFiMAN HE-500 AmazonDrop + HIFIMAN HE-35X Planar Magnetic Ov...Drop + HIFIMAN HE-35X Planar Magnetic Over-Ear Open-Back Headphones
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$115.00
HiFiMAN HE-500 AmazonMassdrop x HIFIMAN Edition XX Over-Ear P...Massdrop x HIFIMAN Edition XX Over-Ear Planar Magnetic Headphones
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$630.00
HiFiMAN HE-500 AmazonHifiman HE-560 Full-Size Planar Magnetic...Hifiman HE-560 Full-Size Planar Magnetic Over-Ear Headphones (Black/Woodgrain)
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$804.15
HiFiMAN HE-500 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

HiFiMAN HE-560

ProductStorePrice
HiFiMAN HE-560 AmazonHIFIMAN HE-560 V2 Premium Planar Magneti...HIFIMAN HE-560 V2 Premium Planar Magnetic Headphones
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$449.99
HiFiMAN HE-560 AmazonHifiman HE-560 Full-Size Planar Magnetic...Hifiman HE-560 Full-Size Planar Magnetic Over-Ear Headphones (Black/Woodgrain)
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$804.14
HiFiMAN HE-560 AmazonHIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-Size Plana...HIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-Size Planar Magnetic Headphones Adjustable Headphone with Comfortable Earpads Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping
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$185.00
HiFiMAN HE-560 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
HiFiMAN HE-560 AmazonHIFIMAN HE400S Over Ear Full-Size Planar...HIFIMAN HE400S Over Ear Full-Size Planar Magnetic Headphone
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$129.00
HiFiMAN HE-560 AmazonHIFIMAN HE400i Over Ear Open Back Magnet...HIFIMAN HE400i Over Ear Open Back Magnetic Planar Reference Studio Headphone with 3.5mm Plug-in Connector-Extended Manufacturer's Warranty
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$169.00
HiFiMAN HE-560 AmazonHIFIMAN RE600 V2 Songbird Dynamic Hi-Fi ...HIFIMAN RE600 V2 Songbird Dynamic Hi-Fi Balanced Ergonomic High-performance Best-in-class Sound Quality Earphones/Earbuds with Carrying Case and Balanced-to-Unbalanced Adapter, Black,Extended Warranty
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$74.90
HiFiMAN HE-560 AmazonHIFIMAN RE600S V2 Songbird High-Performa...HIFIMAN RE600S V2 Songbird High-Performance in-Ear Monitor/IEM
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$74.90
HiFiMAN HE-560 AmazonUltraPad for HIFIMAN HE1000 V2/Edition X...UltraPad for HIFIMAN HE1000 V2/Edition X V2 Over Ear Planar Magnetic Headphone
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$79.00
HiFiMAN HE-560 AmazonHIFIMAN RE300a(Black) Inline Control Ear...HIFIMAN RE300a(Black) Inline Control Earphone
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$39.99

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
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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-500
HiFiMAN HE-560
2.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-500
HiFiMAN HE-560
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

502g

375g

4.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

HiFiMAN HE-500
HiFiMAN HE-560
5.travel bag is included
?

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

HiFiMAN HE-500
HiFiMAN HE-560
6.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

2m

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. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

50000Hz

50000Hz

2.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

89dB/mW

90dB/mW

3.lowest frequency
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The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass. Show more

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

15Hz

15Hz

4.impedance
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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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

38 Ohms

50 Ohms

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.

HiFiMAN HE-500
HiFiMAN HE-560

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