69points

Oppo PM-3

64points

Shure SRH1540

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Oppo PM-3 vs Shure SRH1540

Oppo PM-3
Shure SRH1540
Oppo PM-3
Shure SRH1540
69
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64
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Why is Oppo PM-3 better than Shure SRH1540?

  • 20 Ohms lower impedance
    26 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel

Why is Shure SRH1540 better than Oppo PM-3?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs10Hz
  • 34g lighter
    286gvs320g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Oppo PM-3
Shure SRH1540

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
Oppo PM-3
Shure SRH1540

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Oppo PM-3
Shure SRH1540

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.

4.weight

320g

286g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Oppo PM-3
Shure SRH1540

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Oppo PM-3
Shure SRH1540

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

50000Hz

25000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

10Hz

5Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Oppo PM-3
Shure SRH1540

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

4.sound pressure level

102dB/mW

99dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

26 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
Oppo PM-3
Shure SRH1540

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Oppo PM-3
Shure SRH1540

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Oppo PM-3
Shure SRH1540

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.has an in-line control panel
Oppo PM-3
Shure SRH1540

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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