57points

Sennheiser HD 280 Pro

38points

Sennheiser HD 559

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Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 559
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18 facts in comparison

Sennheiser HD 280 Pro vs Sennheiser HD 559

Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 559
57
points
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
38
points
Sennheiser HD 559

Why is Sennheiser HD 280 Pro better than Sennheiser HD 559?

  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    8Hzvs14Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    113dB/mWvs108dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 395.4g lighter
    285gvs680.4g
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 559 better than Sennheiser HD 280 Pro?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    26000Hzvs25000Hz
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    50 Ohmsvs64 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Price comparison

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.

Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 559
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.

Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 559
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.

Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 559
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

285g

680.4g

5.can be folded
?

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

Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 559
6.Has a coil cable
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A coil cable offers more flexibility, as it can be further extended when in use, as well as retracted to take up less space when not in use.

Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 559

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

25000Hz

26000Hz

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

8Hz

14Hz

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

113dB/mW

108dB/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.

Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 559
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

64 Ohms

50 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
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Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 559

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 559
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.

Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 559

Features

1.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

2

2

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