41points

Sennheiser HD 518

57points

Sennheiser IE 60

Sennheiser HD 518
Comparison winner
Sennheiser IE 60
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20 facts in comparison

Sennheiser HD 518 vs Sennheiser IE 60

Sennheiser HD 518
Sennheiser IE 60
41
points
Sennheiser HD 518
57
points
Sennheiser IE 60

Why is Sennheiser HD 518 better than Sennheiser IE 60?

  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    26000Hzvs18000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Sennheiser IE 60 better than Sennheiser HD 518?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs14Hz
  • 34 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    115dB/mWvs108dB/mW
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 250g lighter
    5gvs255g
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

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 518
Sennheiser IE 60
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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 518
Sennheiser IE 60
3.has a detachable cable
?

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sennheiser HD 518
Sennheiser IE 60
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

255g

5g

5.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

For example

JBL T460BT

Sennheiser HD 518
Sennheiser IE 60
6.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sennheiser HD 518
Sennheiser IE 60

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

26000Hz

18000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

14Hz

10Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

108dB/mW

115dB/mW

4.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

50 Ohms

16 Ohms

5.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

Sennheiser HD 518
Sennheiser IE 60
6.has a neodymium magnet
?

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 518
Sennheiser IE 60

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Sennheiser HD 518
Sennheiser IE 60
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 518
Sennheiser IE 60

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