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Top 26%992 points
Top 26%
Top 62%507 points
Top 62%
Top 33%886 points
Top 33%
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
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Top specs and features

Audeze EL-8 Titanium vs Able Planet ANC XNC230B vs Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x: 24 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.
50000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz
20000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
10Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
20Hz
20Hz

3. weight

460g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
363g
192g

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.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
48% have it

5. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
33% have it

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
130dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
121dB/mW
106dB/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.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
73% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
25% have it

9. 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 Titanium
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
38% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
31% have it

11. 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.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
44% have it

12. 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.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
36% have it

13. 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.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
75% have it

14. 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 Titanium
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
42% have it

15. 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.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
32% have it

16. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
16% have it

17. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
42% have it

18. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
64% have it

19. 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.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
13% have it

20. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.52m
1.2m

21. 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 Titanium
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
87% have it

22. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
3% have it

23. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
6% have it

24. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
1% have it

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