55points

Aedle VK-1

54points

Sony MDR-XB400

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Aedle VK-1
Sony MDR-XB400
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18 facts in comparison

Aedle VK-1 vs Sony MDR-XB400

Aedle VK-1
Sony MDR-XB400
55
points
Aedle VK-1
54
points
Sony MDR-XB400

Why is Aedle VK-1 better than Sony MDR-XB400?

  • 29dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    129dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    40mmvs30mm
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB400 better than Aedle VK-1?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs20Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 65g lighter
    150gvs215g
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

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
Sony MDR-XB400
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
Sony MDR-XB400
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

215g

150g

4.travel bag is included
?

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

Aedle VK-1
Sony MDR-XB400
5.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Aedle VK-1
Sony MDR-XB400
6.has an L-shaped plug
?

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

Aedle VK-1
Sony MDR-XB400

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

22000Hz

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

5Hz

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
?

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

Aedle VK-1
Sony MDR-XB400
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

24 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
Sony MDR-XB400

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
?

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

Aedle VK-1
Sony MDR-XB400
2.has an in-line control panel
?

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

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

Aedle VK-1
Sony MDR-XB400

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