65points

KEF M500

69points

Yamaha Pro 400

KEF M500
Yamaha Pro 400
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22 facts in comparison

KEF M500 vs Yamaha Pro 400

KEF M500
Yamaha Pro 400
65
points
KEF M500
69
points
Yamaha Pro 400

Why is KEF M500 better than Yamaha Pro 400?

  • 81g lighter
    208gvs289g
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Why is Yamaha Pro 400 better than KEF M500?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    106dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • 9 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    23 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs40mm
  • 1.7m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.3m

Price comparison

KEF M500

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$199.95

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. Show more

KEF M500
Yamaha Pro 400
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
Yamaha Pro 400
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
Yamaha Pro 400
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

208g

289g

5.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

KEF M500
Yamaha Pro 400
6.travel bag is included
?

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

KEF M500
Yamaha Pro 400

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. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

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

106dB/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
Yamaha Pro 400
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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

32 Ohms

23 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

40mm

50mm

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.

KEF M500
Yamaha Pro 400

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
Yamaha Pro 400
2.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Philips PH805

8

1

1

3.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
Yamaha Pro 400

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