42points

Pioneer HDJ-500

49points

Sony MDR-V55

Pioneer HDJ-500
Sony MDR-V55
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18 facts in comparison

Pioneer HDJ-500 vs Sony MDR-V55

Pioneer HDJ-500
Sony MDR-V55
42
points
Pioneer HDJ-500
49
points
Sony MDR-V55

Why is Pioneer HDJ-500 better than Sony MDR-V55?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
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    28000Hzvs25000Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 27.3g lighter
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    192.7gvs220g
  • Has a coil cable
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  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Sony MDR-V55 better than Pioneer HDJ-500?

  • 5 Ohms lower impedance
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    40 Ohmsvs45 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Can be folded
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • Has an on-ear form
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

Sony MDR-V55

Buy used:

$196.95

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Sony MDR-V55 AmazonSony MDR7502 Professional Studio Headpho...Sony MDR7502 Professional Studio Headphones, Black
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Sony MDR-V55 AmazonSony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphrag...Sony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphragm Headphone (Renewed)
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$95.40
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$95.40

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Pioneer HDJ-500
Sony MDR-V55
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
Pioneer HDJ-500
Sony MDR-V55
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
Pioneer HDJ-500
Sony MDR-V55
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

192.7g

220g

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
Pioneer HDJ-500
Sony MDR-V55
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.has a tangle free cable
Pioneer HDJ-500
Sony MDR-V55
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

5Hz

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

28000Hz

25000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

105dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
4.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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Pioneer HDJ-500
Sony MDR-V55
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.driver unit size

40mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Pioneer HDJ-500
Sony MDR-V55
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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