38points

Abyss AB-1266

34points

Stax SR-009

Abyss AB-1266
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11 facts in comparison

Abyss AB-1266 vs Stax SR-009

Abyss AB-1266
Stax SR-009
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Abyss AB-1266
34
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Stax SR-009

Why is Abyss AB-1266 better than Stax SR-009?

  • 99 Ohms lower impedance
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    46 Ohmsvs145 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Travel bag is included
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Why is Stax SR-009 better than Abyss AB-1266?

  • 14000Hz higher high-frequency
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    42000Hzvs28000Hz
  • 207g lighter
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    453gvs660g

Price comparison

Abyss AB-1266

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Abyss AB-1266 AmazonABYSS AB-1266 Phi TC Reference Audiophil...ABYSS AB-1266 Phi TC Reference Audiophile Headphone- Deluxe Edition
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$5,995.00
Abyss AB-1266 AmazonABYSS AB-1266 Phi TC Reference Audiophil...ABYSS AB-1266 Phi TC Reference Audiophile Headphone- Lite Version
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$4,995.00
Abyss AB-1266 AmazonABYSS Diana Phi Premium Audiophile Headp...ABYSS Diana Phi Premium Audiophile Headphone
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$3,995.00
Abyss AB-1266 AmazonAbyss Diana V2 Premium Luxury Headphone
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$2,995.00

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
Abyss AB-1266
Stax SR-009
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.
2.has a detachable cable
Abyss AB-1266
Stax SR-009
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.weight

660g

453g

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.
4.travel bag is included
Abyss AB-1266
Stax SR-009
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
5.cable length

2.5m

2.5m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
6.has a straight plug
Abyss AB-1266
Stax SR-009
A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

5Hz

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

28000Hz

42000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.impedance

46 Ohms

145 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.
4.has a neodymium magnet
Abyss AB-1266
Stax SR-009
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

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