61points

Aedle VK-1

65points

Bowers & Wilkins P7

Aedle VK-1
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18 facts in comparison

Aedle VK-1 vs Bowers & Wilkins P7

Aedle VK-1
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Aedle VK-1
Bowers & Wilkins P7
61
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65
points

Why is Aedle VK-1 better than Bowers & Wilkins P7?

  • 75g lighter
    215gvs290g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Bowers & Wilkins P7 better than Aedle VK-1?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 10 Ohms lower impedance
    22 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be folded
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has included ear pads

Top specs and features

Design

1.has a detachable cable
Aedle VK-1
Bowers & Wilkins P7

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

2.has an over-the-ear form
Aedle VK-1
Bowers & Wilkins P7

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.

3.weight

215g

290g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a tangle free cable
Aedle VK-1
Bowers & Wilkins P7

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.has included ear pads
Aedle VK-1
Bowers & Wilkins P7

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.can be folded
Aedle VK-1
Bowers & Wilkins P7

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

10Hz

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

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

129dB/mW

111dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Aedle VK-1
Bowers & Wilkins P7

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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Aedle VK-1
Bowers & Wilkins P7

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.impedance

32 Ohms

22 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Aedle VK-1
Bowers & Wilkins P7

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

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Aedle VK-1
Bowers & Wilkins P7

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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