37points

Sennheiser HD 600

88points

Sennheiser PXC 550

Sennheiser HD 600
Sennheiser PXC 550
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Sennheiser HD 600 vs Sennheiser PXC 550

Sennheiser HD 600
Sennheiser PXC 550

Why is Sennheiser HD 600 better than Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    12Hzvs17Hz
  • 16000Hz higher high-frequency
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    39000Hzvs23000Hz
  • Has an open-back design
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Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Sennheiser HD 600?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 13dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    110dB/mWvs97dB/mW
  • 254 Ohms lower impedance
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    46 Ohmsvs300 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 600

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 600 AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$299.00
Sennheiser HD 600 AmazonSennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$397.98
Sennheiser HD 600 AmazonSennheiser HD 599 SE Around Ear Open Bac...Sennheiser HD 599 SE Around Ear Open Back Headphone
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$199.95
Sennheiser HD 600 AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone (Renewed)
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$330.99
Sennheiser HD 600 AmazonSennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile O...Sennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile Open Back Headphone
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$469.65
Sennheiser HD 600 AmazonPhilips Audio Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open...Philips Audio Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open-Air Headphone 50mm Drivers- Black
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$148.99
Sennheiser HD 600 AmazonAKG Pro Audio K702 Over-Ear, Open-Back, ...AKG Pro Audio K702 Over-Ear, Open-Back, Flat-Wire, Reference Studio Headphones,Black
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$187.63
Sennheiser HD 600 AmazonSennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone - ...Sennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone - Black
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$99.95
Sennheiser HD 600 AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
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$99.95
Sennheiser HD 600 AmazonSennheiser HD 569 Closed Back Headphone
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$149.50
Sennheiser HD 600 walmartSennheiser HD 25 PLUS Headphones (HD25 P...Sennheiser HD 25 PLUS Headphones (HD25 Plus, w/Nylon Case)
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$199.95

Sennheiser PXC 550

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser PXC 550 AmazonSennheiser PXC 550 Wireless NoiseGard Ad...Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone with Touch Sensitive Control and 30-Hour Battery Life
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$217.04

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 600
Sennheiser PXC 550
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 600
Sennheiser PXC 550
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 600
Sennheiser PXC 550
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

260g

227g

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 600
Sennheiser PXC 550
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Sennheiser HD 600
Sennheiser PXC 550
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

12Hz

17Hz

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

39000Hz

23000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Sennheiser HD 600
Sennheiser PXC 550
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Sennheiser HD 600
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.
5.sound pressure level

97dB/mW

110dB/mW

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

300 Ohms

46 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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser HD 600
Sennheiser PXC 550
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Sennheiser HD 600
Sennheiser PXC 550
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser HD 600
Sennheiser PXC 550
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser HD 600
Sennheiser PXC 550
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sennheiser HD 600
Sennheiser PXC 550
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser HD 600
Sennheiser PXC 550
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Sennheiser HD 600
Sennheiser PXC 550
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser HD 600
Sennheiser PXC 550
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
4.Has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser HD 600
Sennheiser PXC 550
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.warranty period

2

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
6.has a mute function
Sennheiser HD 600
Sennheiser PXC 550
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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