61points

Shure SRH440

63points

Sony MDR 7506

Shure SRH440
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Shure SRH440 vs Sony MDR 7506

Shure SRH440
Sony MDR 7506
Shure SRH440
Sony MDR 7506

Why is Shure SRH440 better than Sony MDR 7506?

  • 19 Ohms lower impedance
    44 Ohmsvs63 Ohms
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable

Why is Sony MDR 7506 better than Shure SRH440?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 42g lighter
    230gvs272g
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    106dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • Has included ear pads

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Shure SRH440
Sony MDR 7506

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
Shure SRH440
Sony MDR 7506

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.weight

272g

230g

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3g

4.has a detachable cable
Shure SRH440
Sony MDR 7506

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

5.can be folded
Shure SRH440
Sony MDR 7506

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has included ear pads
Shure SRH440
Sony MDR 7506

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

10Hz

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

2.highest frequency

22000Hz

20000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Shure SRH440
Sony MDR 7506

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

4.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

106dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
Shure SRH440
Sony MDR 7506

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.impedance

44 Ohms

63 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Shure SRH440
Sony MDR 7506

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

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