51points

Pioneer HDJ-500

71points

Pioneer HDJ-C70

Pioneer HDJ-500
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Pioneer HDJ-500 vs Pioneer HDJ-C70

Pioneer HDJ-500
Pioneer HDJ-C70
Pioneer HDJ-500
Pioneer HDJ-C70
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71
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Why is Pioneer HDJ-500 better than Pioneer HDJ-C70?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs7Hz
  • 4.3g lighter
    192.7gvs197g

Why is Pioneer HDJ-C70 better than Pioneer HDJ-500?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    32000Hzvs28000Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 5 Ohms lower impedance
    40 Ohmsvs45 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Can be folded
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads
  • 0.4m longer cable
    1.6mvs1.2m

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Pioneer HDJ-500
Pioneer HDJ-C70

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
Pioneer HDJ-500
Pioneer HDJ-C70

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
Pioneer HDJ-500
Pioneer HDJ-C70

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

192.7g

197g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Pioneer HDJ-500
Pioneer HDJ-C70

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

6.has included ear pads
Pioneer HDJ-500
Pioneer HDJ-C70

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

32000Hz

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

5Hz

7Hz

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
Pioneer HDJ-500
Pioneer HDJ-C70

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

105dB/mW

100dB/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

45 Ohms

40 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
Pioneer HDJ-500
Pioneer HDJ-C70

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
Pioneer HDJ-500
Pioneer HDJ-C70

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

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