100points

Sennheiser PXC 550

64points

Sennheiser Urbanite XL

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27 facts in comparison

Sennheiser PXC 550 vs Sennheiser Urbanite XL

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL
100
points
Sennheiser PXC 550
64
points
Sennheiser Urbanite XL

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Sennheiser Urbanite XL?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    23000Hzvs22000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 88g lighter
    227gvs315g
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • 2 more microphone(s)
    ?

    3vs1

Why is Sennheiser Urbanite XL better than Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    16Hzvs17Hz
  • 472 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    18 Ohmsvs490 Ohms

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 PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL
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 PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL
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 PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

227g

315g

5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL
6.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 PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL

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

23000Hz

22000Hz

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

17Hz

16Hz

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

110dB/mW

110dB/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.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL
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

490 Ohms

18 Ohms

6.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 PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL
2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL
2.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 PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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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.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL
2.control panel placed on a device
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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.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

3

1

4.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL
5.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL
6.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

2

2

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