55points

Aedle VK-1

47points

Etymotic mc5

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17 facts in comparison

Aedle VK-1 vs Etymotic mc5

Aedle VK-1
Etymotic mc5
55
points
Aedle VK-1
47
points
Etymotic mc5

Why is Aedle VK-1 better than Etymotic mc5?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    20000Hzvs15000Hz
  • 29dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    129dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 32mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    40mmvs8mm
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Etymotic mc5 better than Aedle VK-1?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • 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 mc5
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 mc5
3.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
Etymotic mc5
4.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Aedle VK-1
Etymotic mc5
5.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Aedle VK-1
Etymotic mc5
6.has an in-ear form
?

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

Aedle VK-1
Etymotic mc5

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

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.

Aedle VK-1
Etymotic mc5
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

16 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

8mm

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 mc5

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