37points

Sennheiser HD 515

40points

Sennheiser HD 558

Sennheiser HD 515
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Sennheiser HD 515 vs Sennheiser HD 558

Sennheiser HD 515
Sennheiser HD 558
Sennheiser HD 515
Sennheiser HD 558

Why is Sennheiser HD 515 better than Sennheiser HD 558?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    14Hzvs15Hz
  • 5g lighter
    255gvs260g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

Why is Sennheiser HD 558 better than Sennheiser HD 515?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    28000Hzvs26000Hz
  • 70 Ohms lower impedance
    50 Ohmsvs120 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    112dB/mWvs104dB/mW

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 515
Sennheiser HD 558

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 515
Sennheiser HD 558

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.weight

255g

260g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.cable length

3m

3m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

14Hz

15Hz

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

2.highest frequency

26000Hz

28000Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

104dB/mW

112dB/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 a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser HD 515
Sennheiser HD 558

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

5.impedance

120 Ohms

50 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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser HD 515
Sennheiser HD 558

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

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