54points

Marshall Major II

47points

Pioneer HDJ-500

Comparison winner
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Pioneer HDJ-500
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Marshall Major II vs Pioneer HDJ-500

Marshall Major II
Pioneer HDJ-500
54
points
Marshall Major II
47
points
Pioneer HDJ-500

Why is Marshall Major II better than Pioneer HDJ-500?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Why is Pioneer HDJ-500 better than Marshall Major II?

  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • 19 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    45 Ohmsvs64 Ohms
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

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.

Marshall Major II
Pioneer HDJ-500
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.

Marshall Major II
Pioneer HDJ-500
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.

Marshall Major II
Pioneer HDJ-500
4.can be folded
?

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

Marshall Major II
Pioneer HDJ-500
5.has an L-shaped plug
?

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

Marshall Major II
Pioneer HDJ-500
6.has an on-ear form
?

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.

Marshall Major II
Pioneer HDJ-500

Sound quality

1.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

99dB/mW

105dB/mW

2.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.

Marshall Major II
Pioneer HDJ-500
3.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

64 Ohms

45 Ohms

4.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

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

40mm

40mm

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.

Marshall Major II
Pioneer HDJ-500

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.

Marshall Major II
Pioneer HDJ-500
2.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.

Marshall Major II
Pioneer HDJ-500

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