60points

Pioneer HDJ-500T

55points

Sony MDR-V55

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Pioneer HDJ-500T vs Sony MDR-V55

Pioneer HDJ-500T
Sony MDR-V55
Pioneer HDJ-500T
Sony MDR-V55

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

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 25g lighter
    195gvs220g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a coiled cord

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

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

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Pioneer HDJ-500T
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-500T
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.weight

195g

220g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Pioneer HDJ-500T
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.

5.can be folded
Pioneer HDJ-500T
Sony MDR-V55

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Pioneer HDJ-500T
Sony MDR-V55

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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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.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

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.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Pioneer HDJ-500T
Sony MDR-V55

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

105dB/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.has a neodymium magnet
Pioneer HDJ-500T
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.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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Pioneer HDJ-500T
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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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Pioneer HDJ-500T
Sony MDR-V55

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

2.can be used as a headset
Pioneer HDJ-500T
Sony MDR-V55

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.

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