48points

Sennheiser HD 400S

46points

Sennheiser HD 461

Sennheiser HD 400S
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Sennheiser HD 400S vs Sennheiser HD 461

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Why is Sennheiser HD 400S better than Sennheiser HD 461?

  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    120dB/mWvs112dB/mW
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
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    18 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Can be folded
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Why is Sennheiser HD 461 better than Sennheiser HD 400S?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
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    17Hzvs18Hz
  • 2500Hz higher high-frequency
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    22500Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a straight plug
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Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 400S

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Sennheiser HD 400S AmazonSennheiser HD 400S Closed Back, Around E...Sennheiser HD 400S Closed Back, Around Ear Headphone with One-Button Smart Remote on Detachable Cable
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$66.86

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.
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.
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.
4.sweat resistance
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

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

20000Hz

22500Hz

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
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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)
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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

120dB/mW

112dB/mW

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.Has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.Has voice prompts
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With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
6.has a mute function
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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