55points

KEF M200

64points

KEF M500

KEF M200
KEF M500
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21 facts in comparison

KEF M200 vs KEF M500

KEF M200
KEF M500
55
points
KEF M200
64
points
KEF M500

Why is KEF M200 better than KEF M500?

  • 20 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    12 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 182g lighter
    26gvs208g
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is KEF M500 better than KEF M200?

  • 9dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    103dB/mWvs94dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 30mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    40mmvs10mm
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • 0.1m longer cable
    ?

    1.3mvs1.2m
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.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.

KEF M200
KEF M500
2.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

26g

208g

3.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

KEF M200
KEF M500
4.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

KEF M200
KEF M500
5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

KEF M200
KEF M500
6.has an on-ear form
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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.

KEF M200
KEF M500

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

20000Hz

20000Hz

2.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

94dB/mW

103dB/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

20Hz

20Hz

4.has passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

KEF M200
KEF M500
5.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

12 Ohms

32 Ohms

6.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 M1570

106mm

10mm

40mm

Connectivity

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

KEF M200
KEF M500

Features

1.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Philips PH805

8

1

1

2.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

KEF M200
KEF M500

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