60points

Master & Dynamic MH40

91points

Sennheiser PXC 550

Master & Dynamic MH40
Sennheiser PXC 550
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Master & Dynamic MH40 vs Sennheiser PXC 550

Master & Dynamic MH40
Sennheiser PXC 550
60
points
Master & Dynamic MH40
91
points
Sennheiser PXC 550

Why is Master & Dynamic MH40 better than Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • 14Hz lower low-frequency
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    3Hzvs17Hz
  • 42000Hz higher high-frequency
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    65000Hzvs23000Hz
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Master & Dynamic MH40?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 133g lighter
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    227gvs360g
  • 2 more microphone(s)
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    3vs1
  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Can be folded
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Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Master & Dynamic MH40
Sennheiser PXC 550
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 MH40
Sennheiser PXC 550
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 MH40
Sennheiser PXC 550
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

360g

227g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.can be folded
Master & Dynamic MH40
Sennheiser PXC 550
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Master & Dynamic MH40
Sennheiser PXC 550
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

3Hz

17Hz

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

65000Hz

23000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Master & Dynamic MH40
Sennheiser PXC 550
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Master & Dynamic MH40
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.
5.impedance

32 Ohms

46 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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Master & Dynamic MH40
Sennheiser PXC 550
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 rechargeable battery
Master & Dynamic MH40
Sennheiser PXC 550
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Master & Dynamic MH40
Sennheiser PXC 550
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Master & Dynamic MH40
Sennheiser PXC 550
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Master & Dynamic MH40
Sennheiser PXC 550
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 MH40
Sennheiser PXC 550
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 MH40
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Master & Dynamic MH40
Sennheiser PXC 550
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

3

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Master & Dynamic MH40
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Master & Dynamic MH40
Sennheiser PXC 550
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

2

2

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

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