54points

RHA S500 Universal

32points

Sennheiser IE 4

Comparison winner
RHA S500 Universal
Sennheiser IE 4
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34 facts in comparison

RHA S500 Universal vs Sennheiser IE 4

RHA S500 Universal
Sennheiser IE 4
54
points
RHA S500 Universal
32
points
Sennheiser IE 4

Why is RHA S500 Universal better than Sennheiser IE 4?

  • 7000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    22000Hzvs15000Hz
  • 24Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    16Hzvs40Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Why is Sennheiser IE 4 better than RHA S500 Universal?

  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    106dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • 21 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    24vs3
  • 0.05m longer cable
    ?

    1.4mvs1.35m

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

RHA S500 Universal
Sennheiser IE 4
2.has a detachable cable
?

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

RHA S500 Universal
Sennheiser IE 4
3.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

RHA S500 Universal
Sennheiser IE 4
4.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

RHA S500 Universal
Sennheiser IE 4
5.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

For example

JBL T460BT

RHA S500 Universal
Sennheiser IE 4
6.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

RHA S500 Universal
Sennheiser IE 4

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

22000Hz

15000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

16Hz

40Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

100dB/mW

106dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

RHA S500 Universal
Sennheiser IE 4
5.impedance
?

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

16 Ohms

16 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.

For example

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

RHA S500 Universal
Sennheiser IE 4

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

RHA S500 Universal
Sennheiser IE 4
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

RHA S500 Universal
Sennheiser IE 4
3.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Jaybird Run XT

RHA S500 Universal
Sennheiser IE 4

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

RHA S500 Universal
Sennheiser IE 4
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

RHA S500 Universal
Sennheiser IE 4
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

RHA S500 Universal
Sennheiser IE 4
4.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

RHA S500 Universal
Sennheiser IE 4

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

RHA S500 Universal
Sennheiser IE 4
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

RHA S500 Universal
Sennheiser IE 4
3.has an in-line control panel
?

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

RHA S500 Universal
Sennheiser IE 4
4.has a noise canceling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Jabra Elite 75t

RHA S500 Universal
Sennheiser IE 4
5.warranty period
?

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

3

24

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