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Able Planet ANC XNC230B vs Etymotic mc3: 15 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
20000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
15000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
20Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
20Hz

3. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Etymotic mc3
48% have it

4. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
121dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
100dB/mW

5. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Etymotic mc3
73% have it

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Etymotic mc3
31% have it

7. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Etymotic mc3
44% have it

8. can be used as a headset

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.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Etymotic mc3
36% have it

9. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Etymotic mc3
75% have it

10. has an L-shaped plug

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.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Etymotic mc3
32% have it

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Etymotic mc3
42% have it

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Etymotic mc3
64% have it

13. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Etymotic mc3
13% have it

14. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Etymotic mc3
87% have it

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