55points

Aedle VK-1

45points

Etymotic hf5

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16 facts in comparison

Aedle VK-1 vs Etymotic hf5

Aedle VK-1
Etymotic hf5
55
points
Aedle VK-1
45
points
Etymotic hf5

Why is Aedle VK-1 better than Etymotic hf5?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    20000Hzvs15000Hz
  • 24dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    129dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Why is Etymotic hf5 better than Aedle VK-1?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 187g lighter
    28gvs215g
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.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.

Aedle VK-1
Etymotic hf5
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
Etymotic hf5
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

215g

28g

4.travel bag is included
?

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

Aedle VK-1
Etymotic hf5
5.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Aedle VK-1
Etymotic hf5
6.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Aedle VK-1
Etymotic hf5

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

15000Hz

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

20Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

105dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

Aedle VK-1
Etymotic hf5
5.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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

32 Ohms

16 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
?

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

Aedle VK-1
Etymotic hf5

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Aedle VK-1
Etymotic hf5

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