47points

Audeze EL-8 Open-Back

43points

Sennheiser HD 700

Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
Comparison winner
Sennheiser HD 700
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15 facts in comparison

Audeze EL-8 Open-Back vs Sennheiser HD 700

Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
Sennheiser HD 700
47
points
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
43
points
Sennheiser HD 700

Why is Audeze EL-8 Open-Back better than Sennheiser HD 700?

  • 6000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    50000Hzvs44000Hz
  • 120 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    30 Ohmsvs150 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 60mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    100mmvs40mm
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 700 better than Audeze EL-8 Open-Back?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    8Hzvs10Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 190g lighter
    270gvs460g
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m

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. Show more

Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
Sennheiser HD 700
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
Sennheiser HD 700
3.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.

Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
Sennheiser HD 700
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

460g

270g

5.cable length
?

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

1.2m

3m

6.has a straight plug
?

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
Sennheiser HD 700

Sound quality

1.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

102dB/mW

105dB/mW

2.lowest frequency
?

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

10Hz

8Hz

3.highest frequency
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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

50000Hz

44000Hz

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.

For example

Sennheiser CX 686G Sports

Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
Sennheiser HD 700
5.impedance
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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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

30 Ohms

150 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

Monoprice Monolith M1570

106mm

100mm

40mm

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.

Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
Sennheiser HD 700

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