Audeze EL-8 TitaniumAudio-Technica ATH-ES55BKSony MDR-1RBT
Top 7%641 points
Top 7%
Top 32%468 points
Top 32%
Top 1%687 points
Top 1%
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
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Sony MDR-1RBT
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Top specs and features

Audeze EL-8 Titanium vs Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK vs Sony MDR-1RBT: 26 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.
25000Hz
80000Hz

2. lowest frequency

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

3. weight

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
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Sony MDR-1RBT
48% 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.
34Ohms
24Ohms

6. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Sony MDR-1RBT
33% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
103dB/mW
105dB/mW

8. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Sony MDR-1RBT
73% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Sony MDR-1RBT
25% have it

10. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Sony MDR-1RBT
38% have it

11. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Sony MDR-1RBT
31% have it

12. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Sony MDR-1RBT
44% have it

13. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Sony MDR-1RBT
36% have it

14. 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.

15. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Sony MDR-1RBT
75% have it

16. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Sony MDR-1RBT
32% have it

17. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Sony MDR-1RBT
54% have it

18. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Sony MDR-1RBT
16% have it

19. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Sony MDR-1RBT
42% have it

20. control panel placed on a device

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.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Sony MDR-1RBT
14% have it

21. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Sony MDR-1RBT
64% have it

22. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Sony MDR-1RBT
8% have it

23. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

24. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Sony MDR-1RBT
22% have it

25. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-ES55BK
Sony MDR-1RBT
3% have it

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