66points

KEF M500

78points

Sennheiser PXC 480

KEF M500
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26 facts in comparison

KEF M500 vs Sennheiser PXC 480

KEF M500
Sennheiser PXC 480
66
points
KEF M500
78
points
Sennheiser PXC 480

Why is KEF M500 better than Sennheiser PXC 480?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 13 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs45 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 17g lighter
    208gvs225g
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Why is Sennheiser PXC 480 better than KEF M500?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    23000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    17Hzvs20Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    109dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.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.

KEF M500
Sennheiser PXC 480
2.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.

KEF M500
Sennheiser PXC 480
3.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 M500
Sennheiser PXC 480
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

208g

225g

5.travel bag is included
?

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

KEF M500
Sennheiser PXC 480
6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

KEF M500
Sennheiser PXC 480

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

20000Hz

23000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

20Hz

17Hz

3.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

103dB/mW

109dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

KEF M500
Sennheiser PXC 480
5.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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

32 Ohms

45 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

KEF M500
Sennheiser PXC 480

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

KEF M500
Sennheiser PXC 480

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

KEF M500
Sennheiser PXC 480
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

KEF M500
Sennheiser PXC 480

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

KEF M500
Sennheiser PXC 480
2.control panel placed on a device
?

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

KEF M500
Sennheiser PXC 480
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

1

4.has an in-line control panel
?

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

KEF M500
Sennheiser PXC 480

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