53points

Marshall Major 50FX

55points

Sony MDR-V55

Marshall Major 50FX
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Marshall Major 50FX vs Sony MDR-V55

Marshall Major 50FX
Sony MDR-V55
Marshall Major 50FX
Sony MDR-V55

Why is Marshall Major 50FX better than Sony MDR-V55?

  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Sony MDR-V55 better than Marshall Major 50FX?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    25000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs20Hz
  • 7 Ohms lower impedance
    40 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • 115.6g lighter
    220gvs335.6g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    105dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an L-shaped plug

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Marshall Major 50FX
Sony MDR-V55

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a detachable cable
Marshall Major 50FX
Sony MDR-V55

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

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3.weight

335.6g

220g

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4.can be folded
Marshall Major 50FX
Sony MDR-V55

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

5.has a tangle free cable
Marshall Major 50FX
Sony MDR-V55

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.travel bag is included
Marshall Major 50FX
Sony MDR-V55

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

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

25000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

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120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

20Hz

5Hz

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

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1Hz

3.sound pressure level

98dB/mW

105dB/mW

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

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144dB/mW

4.driver unit size

40mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

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106mm

5.has a neodymium magnet
Marshall Major 50FX
Sony MDR-V55

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.impedance

47 Ohms

40 Ohms

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.

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4 Ohms

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Marshall Major 50FX
Sony MDR-V55

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Marshall Major 50FX
Sony MDR-V55

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

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