53points

Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back

80points

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
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Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back vs Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

Why is Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    30 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

Why is Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT better than Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs10Hz
  • 170g lighter
    310gvs480g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has an over-the-ear form
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

3.weight

480g

310g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

5.can be folded
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.sweat resistant
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

5Hz

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

2.highest frequency

50000Hz

45000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

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

4.sound pressure level

100dB/mW

97dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

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

6.impedance

30 Ohms

38 Ohms

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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

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.

2.can be used as a headset
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

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.

3.has a noise canceling microphone
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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