53points

Sennheiser HD 461

42points

Sennheiser HD 518

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Sennheiser HD 461
Sennheiser HD 518
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18 facts in comparison

Sennheiser HD 461 vs Sennheiser HD 518

Sennheiser HD 461
Sennheiser HD 518
53
points
Sennheiser HD 461
42
points
Sennheiser HD 518

Why is Sennheiser HD 461 better than Sennheiser HD 518?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 18 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    112dB/mWvs108dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 518 better than Sennheiser HD 461?

  • 3500Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    26000Hzvs22500Hz
  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    14Hzvs17Hz
  • 1.6m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.4m
  • 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 461
Sennheiser HD 518
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 461
Sennheiser HD 518
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 461
Sennheiser HD 518
4.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

For example

JBL T460BT

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Sennheiser HD 518
5.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

1.4m

3m

6.has a straight plug
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A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Sennheiser HD 461
Sennheiser HD 518

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

22500Hz

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

17Hz

14Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

112dB/mW

108dB/mW

4.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.

Sennheiser HD 461
Sennheiser HD 518
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

32 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 461
Sennheiser HD 518

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Sennheiser HD 461
Sennheiser HD 518
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 461
Sennheiser HD 518

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 applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

Sennheiser HD 461
Sennheiser HD 518
2.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.

Sennheiser HD 461
Sennheiser HD 518
3.warranty period
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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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