55points

Aedle VK-1

50points

Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back

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Aedle VK-1 vs Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back

Aedle VK-1
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
55
points
Aedle VK-1
50
points
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back

Why is Aedle VK-1 better than Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back?

  • 29dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    129dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 265g lighter
    215gvs480g
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Why is Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back better than Aedle VK-1?

  • 30000Hz higher high-frequency
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    50000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    30 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • 60mm bigger driver unit
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    100mmvs40mm

Price comparison

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

Aedle VK-1
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
2.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Aedle VK-1
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
3.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

215g

480g

4.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Aedle VK-1
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
5.has a tangle free cable
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Aedle VK-1
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
6.has an on-ear form
?

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Aedle VK-1
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

20000Hz

50000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

20Hz

10Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

129dB/mW

100dB/mW

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

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Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
5.impedance
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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

32 Ohms

30 Ohms

6.driver unit size
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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

40mm

100mm

Connectivity

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

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Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back

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