AKG N20 NCEtymotic HF2
Top 36%864 points
Top 36%
Top 57%578 points
Top 57%
AKG N20 NC
Etymotic HF2
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AKG N20 NC vs Etymotic HF2: 21 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
20000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
15000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
20Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
20Hz

3. weight

19g lighter.
18g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
37g

4. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
AKG N20 NC
Etymotic HF2
46% have it

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.
38Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
16Ohms

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
115dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
105dB/mW

7. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG N20 NC
Etymotic HF2
72% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG N20 NC
Etymotic HF2
25% have it

9. 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.
AKG N20 NC
Etymotic HF2
45% have it

10. can be used as a headset

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.
AKG N20 NC
Etymotic HF2
38% have it

11. 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.
AKG N20 NC
Etymotic HF2
76% have it

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG N20 NC
Etymotic HF2
52% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG N20 NC
Etymotic HF2
41% have it

14. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG N20 NC
Etymotic HF2
63% have it

16. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
AKG N20 NC
Etymotic HF2
12% have it

17. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
1

18. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
AKG N20 NC
Etymotic HF2
86% have it

19. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

20. 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.
AKG N20 NC
Etymotic HF2
33% have it

21. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
AKG N20 NC
Etymotic HF2
4% have it

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