52points

Master & Dynamic MH30

97points

Sennheiser PXC 550

88points

Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Master & Dynamic MH30
Comparison winner
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
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24 facts in comparison

Master & Dynamic MH30 vs Sennheiser PXC 550 vs Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Master & Dynamic MH30
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Master & Dynamic MH30
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
52
points
97
points
88
points

Why is Master & Dynamic MH30 better than Sennheiser PXC 550 & Sony MDR-ZX770BN?

  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Master & Dynamic MH30 & Sony MDR-ZX770BN?

  • Weight
    227gvs260,245g
  • Has a battery level indicator

Why is Sony MDR-ZX770BN better than Master & Dynamic MH30 & Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Impedance
    23 Ohmsvs32,490 Ohms
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Master & Dynamic MH30
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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 an over-the-ear form
Master & Dynamic MH30
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.

3.has a detachable cable
Master & Dynamic MH30
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

4.weight

260g

227g

245g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Master & Dynamic MH30
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

6.travel bag is included
Master & Dynamic MH30
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Master & Dynamic MH30
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

2.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Master & Dynamic MH30
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.

3.impedance

32 Ohms

490 Ohms

23 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

4.has a neodymium magnet
Master & Dynamic MH30
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Master & Dynamic MH30
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Master & Dynamic MH30
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Master & Dynamic MH30
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Master & Dynamic MH30
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Master & Dynamic MH30
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Master & Dynamic MH30
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

2.control panel placed on a device
Master & Dynamic MH30
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.

3.number of microphones

1

3

1

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

4.has an in-line control panel
Master & Dynamic MH30
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

5.warranty period

2

2

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

6.has a noise canceling microphone
Master & Dynamic MH30
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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