45points

Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back

52points

Monoprice Monolith M1070

Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Monoprice Monolith M1070
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Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back vs Monoprice Monolith M1070

Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Monoprice Monolith M1070

Why is Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back better than Monoprice Monolith M1070?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 30 Ohms lower impedance
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    30 Ohmsvs60 Ohms
  • 100g lighter
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    480gvs580g

Why is Monoprice Monolith M1070 better than Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs10Hz
  • 30dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    130dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 6mm bigger driver unit
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    106mmvs100mm
  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • Has an open-back design
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Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Monoprice Monolith M1070
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
Monoprice Monolith M1070
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.has a detachable cable
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Monoprice Monolith M1070
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Monoprice Monolith M1070
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

480g

580g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.can be folded
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Monoprice Monolith M1070
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sound quality

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

50000Hz

50000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Monoprice Monolith M1070
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Monoprice Monolith M1070
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.
5.sound pressure level

100dB/mW

130dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Monoprice Monolith M1070
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Monoprice Monolith M1070
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Monoprice Monolith M1070
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Monoprice Monolith M1070
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.Has an in-line control panel
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Monoprice Monolith M1070
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
3.Has voice prompts
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Monoprice Monolith M1070
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
4.has a mute function
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Monoprice Monolith M1070
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
5.has voice commands
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Monoprice Monolith M1070
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
6.has an accelerometer
Audeze EL-8 Closed-Back
Monoprice Monolith M1070
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

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