40points

Sennheiser HD 558

42points

Yamaha HPH-200

Sennheiser HD 558
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Sennheiser HD 558 vs Yamaha HPH-200

Sennheiser HD 558
Yamaha HPH-200
Sennheiser HD 558
Yamaha HPH-200
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Why is Sennheiser HD 558 better than Yamaha HPH-200?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an over-the-ear form

Why is Yamaha HPH-200 better than Sennheiser HD 558?

  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
    48 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • 80g lighter
    180gvs260g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Has an open-back design

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 558
Yamaha HPH-200

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 558
Yamaha HPH-200

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

For example

Easy Mobile Freedom 2

3.has an over-the-ear form
Sennheiser HD 558
Yamaha HPH-200

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

260g

180g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has an L-shaped plug
Sennheiser HD 558
Yamaha HPH-200

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

6.has an on-ear form
Sennheiser HD 558
Yamaha HPH-200

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

20000Hz

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

15Hz

20Hz

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

112dB/mW

98.5dB/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.impedance

50 Ohms

48 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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser HD 558
Yamaha HPH-200

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.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser HD 558
Yamaha HPH-200

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

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