94points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

97points

Sennheiser PXC 550

64points

Shure SRH1540

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Comparison winner
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
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Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC vs Sennheiser PXC 550 vs Shure SRH1540

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540
94
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97
points
64
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Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than Sennheiser PXC 550 & Shure SRH1540?

  • Impedance
    18 Ohmsvs490,46 Ohms
  • Weight
    221.1gvs227,286g

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC & Shure SRH1540?

  • Has an in-line control panel

Why is Shure SRH1540 better than Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC & Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Highest frequency
    25000Hzvs22000,23000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    5Hzvs18,17Hz
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540

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
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540

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
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540

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

221.1g

227g

286g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

23000Hz

25000Hz

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

18Hz

17Hz

5Hz

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.sound pressure level

113dB/mW

110dB/mW

99dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540

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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540

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.impedance

18 Ohms

490 Ohms

46 Ohms

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540

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.

4.Has WiFi
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540

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
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540

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
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540

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

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Shure SRH1540

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

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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