46points

Sennheiser HD 599

48points

Shure SRH1440

Sennheiser HD 599
Shure SRH1440
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Sennheiser HD 599 vs Shure SRH1440

Sennheiser HD 599
Shure SRH1440

Why is Sennheiser HD 599 better than Shure SRH1440?

  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
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    12Hzvs15Hz
  • 11500Hz higher high-frequency
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    38500Hzvs27000Hz
  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    106dB/mWvs101dB/mW
  • 93g lighter
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    250gvs343g
  • 0.9m longer cable
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    3mvs2.1m

Why is Shure SRH1440 better than Sennheiser HD 599?

  • 13 Ohms lower impedance
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    37 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • Travel bag is included
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Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 599

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Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, I...Sennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, Ivory
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$170.55
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone - ...Sennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone - Black
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$114.90
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonPhilips Audio Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open...Philips Audio Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open-Air Headphone 50mm Drivers- Black
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$149.99
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$299.00
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser Pro Audio HD 300 PRO, Black
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$199.95
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD 569 Closed Back Headphone
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$149.95
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD 598 Special Edition Over-E...Sennheiser HD 598 Special Edition Over-Ear Headphones - Black (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$439.99
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD 300 Pro Collapsible High-E...Sennheiser HD 300 Pro Collapsible High-End Monitoring Headphone + SLAPPA SL-HP-07 HardBody PRO Headphone Case
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$199.95
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$372.74
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
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$94.49
Sennheiser HD 599 aliexpressBT4.1 Wireless Bluetooth Adapter Wireles...BT4.1 Wireless Bluetooth Adapter Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Adapter For Sennheiser HD598 HD 598 599 579 569 Receiver aptX
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$43.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 599
Shure SRH1440
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 599
Shure SRH1440
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
Sennheiser HD 599
Shure SRH1440
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

250g

343g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.can be folded
Sennheiser HD 599
Shure SRH1440
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Sennheiser HD 599
Shure SRH1440
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

12Hz

15Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

38500Hz

27000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.sound pressure level

106dB/mW

101dB/mW

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

50 Ohms

37 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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser HD 599
Shure SRH1440
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
Sennheiser HD 599
Shure SRH1440
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser HD 599
Shure SRH1440
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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