41points

Sennheiser HD 800

52points

Shure SRH1840

Sennheiser HD 800
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Sennheiser HD 800 vs Shure SRH1840

Sennheiser HD 800
Shure SRH1840
41
points
Sennheiser HD 800
52
points
Shure SRH1840

Why is Sennheiser HD 800 better than Shure SRH1840?

  • 21000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    51000Hzvs30000Hz
  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    6Hzvs10Hz
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    102dB/mWvs96dB/mW
  • 0.9m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs2.1m

Why is Shure SRH1840 better than Sennheiser HD 800?

  • 235 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    65 Ohmsvs300 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 62g lighter
    268gvs330g
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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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 800
Shure SRH1840
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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 800
Shure SRH1840
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sennheiser HD 800
Shure SRH1840
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

330g

268g

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

Sennheiser HD 800
Shure SRH1840
6.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sennheiser HD 800
Shure SRH1840

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

51000Hz

30000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

6Hz

10Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

102dB/mW

96dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Sennheiser HD 800
Shure SRH1840
5.impedance
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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

300 Ohms

65 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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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.

For example

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

Sennheiser HD 800
Shure SRH1840

Connectivity

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

Sennheiser HD 800
Shure SRH1840

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