55points

Aedle VK-1

35points

Fostex TH-5

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15 facts in comparison

Aedle VK-1 vs Fostex TH-5

Aedle VK-1
Fostex TH-5
55
points
Aedle VK-1
35
points
Fostex TH-5

Why is Aedle VK-1 better than Fostex TH-5?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 33dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    129dB/mWvs96dB/mW
  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs44 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 35g lighter
    215gvs250g
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    40mmvs30mm
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

Why is Fostex TH-5 better than Aedle VK-1?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?

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
Fostex TH-5
2.has a detachable cable
?

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
Fostex TH-5
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

215g

250g

4.travel bag is included
?

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

Aedle VK-1
Fostex TH-5
5.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Aedle VK-1
Fostex TH-5
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
Fostex TH-5

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

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

96dB/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
Fostex TH-5
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

44 Ohms

6.driver unit size
?

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

30mm

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
Fostex TH-5

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