92points

Sennheiser PXC 550

66points

Yamaha Pro 400

Sennheiser PXC 550
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27 facts in comparison

Sennheiser PXC 550 vs Yamaha Pro 400

Sennheiser PXC 550
Yamaha Pro 400
92
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Sennheiser PXC 550
66
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Yamaha Pro 400

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Yamaha Pro 400?

  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
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    17Hzvs20Hz
  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
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    23000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    110dB/mWvs106dB/mW
  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 62g lighter
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    227gvs289g
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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Why is Yamaha Pro 400 better than Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • 23 Ohms lower impedance
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    23 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • Has a tangle free cable
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Price comparison

Sennheiser PXC 550

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser PXC 550 AmazonSennheiser PXC 550 Wireless – NoiseGard ...Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless – NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone with Touch Sensitive Control and 30-Hour Battery Life
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$218.49
Sennheiser PXC 550 walmartSennheiser 506514 Pxc 550 Wireless Headp...Sennheiser 506514 Pxc 550 Wireless Headphone Headset, Black
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$349.95

Yamaha Pro 400

ProductStorePrice
Yamaha Pro 400 AmazonYamaha RH5MA Studio Monitor Headphones
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$137.59
Yamaha Pro 400 AmazonMonoprice Premium Hi-Fi Dj Style Over-Th...Monoprice Premium Hi-Fi Dj Style Over-The-Ear Pro Headphones with a Single-Button Inline Microphone/Controller, Black
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$24.95
Yamaha Pro 400 AmazonYamaha Pro 500 Blue Headphone HPH-PRO500...Yamaha Pro 500 Blue Headphone HPH-PRO500 [International Edition](Japan Import)
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$229.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Yamaha Pro 400
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 PXC 550
Yamaha Pro 400
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
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Yamaha Pro 400
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

227g

289g

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
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Yamaha Pro 400
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
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Yamaha Pro 400
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

17Hz

20Hz

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

23000Hz

20000Hz

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 PXC 550
Yamaha Pro 400
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 PXC 550
Yamaha Pro 400
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

110dB/mW

106dB/mW

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

46 Ohms

23 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
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Yamaha Pro 400
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
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Yamaha Pro 400
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Yamaha Pro 400
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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Yamaha Pro 400
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 PXC 550
Yamaha Pro 400
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 PXC 550
Yamaha Pro 400
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 PXC 550
Yamaha Pro 400
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

3

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser PXC 550
Yamaha Pro 400
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser PXC 550
Yamaha Pro 400
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.has a mute function
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Yamaha Pro 400
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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