Audio-Technica ATH-M40x vs Yamaha PRO 500

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
vs
Yamaha PRO 500

The Audio-Technica ATH-M40x and Yamaha PRO 500 headphones uncovers what you've been missing in your music. Based on our rating, ATH-M40x has a total rating of 8.2 out of 10 vs 7 out of 10 for PRO 500.

Advantages Audio-Technica ATH-M40x over Yamaha PRO 500

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 15Hz vs 20Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 24KHz vs 20KHz
  • Less weight: 8.4oz vs 13oz

Advantages Yamaha PRO 500 over Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

  • Higher sensitivity: 106dB vs 98dB
  • In-line control buttons

Common features

  • Folding headphones
  • Detachable cables
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
8.2
Yamaha PRO 500
7
10
10
inapplicable
4
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x review

May 20, 2020

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Common

Product

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Yamaha PRO 500

Model

ATH-M40x
PRO 500

Brand

Audio-Technica
Yamaha

Reviews

6954
107

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

40/1.5
50/1.9

Impedance, Ohm

35
23

Frequency response, Hz

15Hz-24KHz
20Hz-20KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

3

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

98
106

Magnet type

neodymium
neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

240/8.4
369/13

Comfort

Adjustable headband

Foldable

Noise cancelling

Active noise cancelling

Adjustable noise cancelling level

Microphone

Built-in microphone

In-line microphone

Detachable microphone

Cables

Detachable cable

Audio cable length, cm/ft

300/9.8
120/3.9

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
3.5

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

App control

Control functions

volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

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has not

Bluetooth version

has not
has not

aptX

has not
has not

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

has not
has not

Bluetooth profiles

has not
has not

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

has not
has not

Battery life, hrs

has not
has not

Charging time, hrs

has not
has not

Charging port

has not
has not

Charging cable

has not
has not

Speed charge

has not
has not

Battery free listening mode

has not
has not

Battery level indicator

has not
has not

Additional features

Water resistance

Light indication

Additional audio features

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

has not
has not

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Yamaha PRO 500
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Yamaha PRO 500

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.2
  • 7
  • 8.2Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
  • 7Yamaha PRO 500

The Audio-Technica ATH-M40x is better headphones in this comparison. Check Audio-Technica ATH-M40x price