52points

Meze 12 Classics

56points

RHA S500 Universal

Meze 12 Classics
Comparison winner
RHA S500 Universal
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23 facts in comparison

Meze 12 Classics vs RHA S500 Universal

Meze 12 Classics
RHA S500 Universal
52
points
Meze 12 Classics
56
points
RHA S500 Universal

Why is Meze 12 Classics better than RHA S500 Universal?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    24000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    101dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 2mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    8mmvs6mm

Why is RHA S500 Universal better than Meze 12 Classics?

  • 2 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    3vs1
  • 0.15m longer cable
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    1.35mvs1.2m

Price comparison

Design

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

Meze 12 Classics
RHA S500 Universal
2.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

Meze 12 Classics
RHA S500 Universal
3.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Meze 12 Classics
RHA S500 Universal
4.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Meze 12 Classics
RHA S500 Universal
5.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

For example

Jaybird Vista

Meze 12 Classics
RHA S500 Universal
6.has an in-ear form
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The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

Meze 12 Classics
RHA S500 Universal

Sound quality

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

24000Hz

22000Hz

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

16Hz

16Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

101dB/mW

100dB/mW

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

Meze 12 Classics
RHA S500 Universal
5.impedance
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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

16 Ohms

16 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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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.

For example

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

Meze 12 Classics
RHA S500 Universal

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Meze 12 Classics
RHA S500 Universal
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Meze 12 Classics
RHA S500 Universal

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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.

Meze 12 Classics
RHA S500 Universal
2.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

1

3.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Meze 12 Classics
RHA S500 Universal
4.warranty period
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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

1

3

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