51points
32points

Pioneer SE-MJ591

100points
62points

Sennheiser PXC 550

Pioneer SE-MJ591
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Cost-effectiveness winner
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Pioneer SE-MJ591 vs Sennheiser PXC 550

Pioneer SE-MJ591
Sennheiser PXC 550
51
points
Pioneer SE-MJ591
100
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Sennheiser PXC 550

Why is Pioneer SE-MJ591 better than Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • 17000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs23000Hz
  • 12Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs17Hz
  • 458 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs490 Ohms
  • 57g lighter
    170gvs227g
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Pioneer SE-MJ591?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    110dB/mWvs108dB/mW
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?

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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.

Pioneer SE-MJ591
Sennheiser PXC 550
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

Pioneer SE-MJ591
Sennheiser PXC 550
3.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.

Pioneer SE-MJ591
Sennheiser PXC 550
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

170g

227g

5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Pioneer SE-MJ591
Sennheiser PXC 550
6.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Pioneer SE-MJ591
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

40000Hz

23000Hz

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

5Hz

17Hz

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

108dB/mW

110dB/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.

Pioneer SE-MJ591
Sennheiser PXC 550
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

32 Ohms

490 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

Pioneer SE-MJ591
Sennheiser PXC 550

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Pioneer SE-MJ591
Sennheiser PXC 550
2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Pioneer SE-MJ591
Sennheiser PXC 550

Connectivity

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

Pioneer SE-MJ591
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.

Pioneer SE-MJ591
Sennheiser PXC 550
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Pioneer SE-MJ591
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.

Pioneer SE-MJ591
Sennheiser PXC 550
2.control panel placed on a device
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There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

Pioneer SE-MJ591
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.

Pioneer SE-MJ591
Sennheiser PXC 550
4.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Pioneer SE-MJ591
Sennheiser PXC 550
5.has voice commands
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You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Pioneer SE-MJ591
Sennheiser PXC 550
6.has a mute function
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

Pioneer SE-MJ591
Sennheiser PXC 550

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