Shure SE215 vs Westone UM2 RC

Top Two Reasons for the

Shure SE215

Compared to Westone UM2 RC

anonymous
33
Significantly lower impedance
20 Ohms
vs
27 Ohms
7 Ohms lower impedance. 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.
anonymous
21
Has a straight plug
Yes
vs
No
A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Nishandh Dileepan
0
Negative Profile
Yes
vs
No
The shure se215 has a negative profile which means that the cabe travels over your ear and achieves a perfect fit for excellent noise isolating capabilities

Shure SE215 is better than Westone UM2 RC because...

Yes
vs
No

Top Six Reasons for the

Westone UM2 RC

Compared to Shure SE215

anonymous
51
A little higher high-frequency
18000 Hz
vs
17500 Hz
500 Hz higher high-frequency. The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
anonymous
46
Appreciably lower low-frequency
20 Hz
vs
22 Hz
2 Hz lower low-frequency. The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
anonymous
35
Measurably higher sound pressure level
119 dB/mW
vs
107 dB/mW
12 dB/mW higher sound pressure level. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
anonymous
30
Has a tangle free cable
Yes
vs
No
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
anonymous
25
Has an L-shaped plug
Yes
vs
No
An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
anonymous
25
Has included ear pads
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Westone UM2 RC is better than Shure SE215 because...

Yes
vs
No

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