44points

Sennheiser HD 280 Pro

33points

Sennheiser HD 579

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60 facts in comparison

Sennheiser HD 280 Pro vs Sennheiser HD 579

Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 579

Why is Sennheiser HD 280 Pro better than Sennheiser HD 579?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
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    8Hzvs15Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    113dB/mWvs106dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 434g lighter
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    285gvs719g
  • Can be folded
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  • Has a coil cable
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Why is Sennheiser HD 579 better than Sennheiser HD 280 Pro?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
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    28000Hzvs25000Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
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    50 Ohmsvs64 Ohms
  • Has an open-back design
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Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 280 Pro

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
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$98.49
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro AmazonSennheiser HD-280 PRO Headphones
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$99.95
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro AmazonHD 280 Pro Professional Headphones (Rene...HD 280 Pro Professional Headphones (Renewed)
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$97.99
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro AmazonSennheiser HD 280 PRO Closed, Around-The...Sennheiser HD 280 PRO Closed, Around-The-Ear Headphones with Slappa Case
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$109.95
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro AmazonSennheiser 3 Pack HD 280 PRO Closed Arou...Sennheiser 3 Pack HD 280 PRO Closed Around-The-Ear Monitoring Headphones - with Microfiber Cloth
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$299.95
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro AmazonSennheiser Pro Audio HD 300 PRO, Black
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$199.95
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro AmazonSennheiser HD 200 Professional Monitorin...Sennheiser HD 200 Professional Monitoring Headphone
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$69.95
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro AmazonSony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphrag...Sony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphragm Headphone
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$96.27
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro AmazonSennheiser HD 300 Pro Collapsible High-E...Sennheiser HD 300 Pro Collapsible High-End Monitoring Headphone + SLAPPA SL-HP-07 HardBody PRO Headphone Case
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$199.95
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro AmazonPhilips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Preci...Philips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
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$74.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 579
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
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 579
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.has a detachable cable
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 579
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 579
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 579
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

285g

719g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sound quality

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

25000Hz

28000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 579
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 579
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.
5.sound pressure level

113dB/mW

106dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 579
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.Battery life

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The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 579
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 579
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
6.Has USB Type-C
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 579
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 579
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

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Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 579
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 579
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
5.maximum Bluetooth range

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The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 579
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 579
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.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 579
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 579
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro
Sennheiser HD 579
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 280 Pro

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
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$98.49
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro AmazonSennheiser HD-280 PRO Headphones
Amazon logo
$99.95
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro AmazonHD 280 Pro Professional Headphones (Rene...HD 280 Pro Professional Headphones (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$97.99
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro AmazonSennheiser HD 280 PRO Closed, Around-The...Sennheiser HD 280 PRO Closed, Around-The-Ear Headphones with Slappa Case
Amazon logo
$109.95
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro AmazonSennheiser 3 Pack HD 280 PRO Closed Arou...Sennheiser 3 Pack HD 280 PRO Closed Around-The-Ear Monitoring Headphones - with Microfiber Cloth
Amazon logo
$299.95
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro AmazonSennheiser Pro Audio HD 300 PRO, Black
Amazon logo
$199.95
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro AmazonSennheiser HD 200 Professional Monitorin...Sennheiser HD 200 Professional Monitoring Headphone
Amazon logo
$69.95
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro AmazonSony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphrag...Sony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphragm Headphone
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$96.27
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro AmazonSennheiser HD 300 Pro Collapsible High-E...Sennheiser HD 300 Pro Collapsible High-End Monitoring Headphone + SLAPPA SL-HP-07 HardBody PRO Headphone Case
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$199.95
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro AmazonPhilips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Preci...Philips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
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$74.00

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