52points

RHA MA600i

97points

Sennheiser PXC 550

RHA MA600i
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Sennheiser PXC 550
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RHA MA600i vs Sennheiser PXC 550

RHA MA600i
Sennheiser PXC 550
RHA MA600i
Sennheiser PXC 550
52
points
97
points

Why is RHA MA600i better than Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    16Hzvs17Hz
  • 207g lighter
    20gvs227g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than RHA MA600i?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
    23000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    110dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
RHA MA600i
Sennheiser PXC 550

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
RHA MA600i
Sennheiser PXC 550

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
RHA MA600i
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

20g

227g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
RHA MA600i
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

6.has a tangle free cable
RHA MA600i
Sennheiser PXC 550

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

23000Hz

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

16Hz

17Hz

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
RHA MA600i
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

100dB/mW

110dB/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
RHA MA600i
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
RHA MA600i
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
RHA MA600i
Sennheiser PXC 550

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
RHA MA600i
Sennheiser PXC 550

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
RHA MA600i
Sennheiser PXC 550

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
RHA MA600i
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
RHA MA600i
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
RHA MA600i
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.

2.can be used as a headset
RHA MA600i
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
RHA MA600i
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

4.number of microphones

1

3

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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