78points

Audeze EL-8 Titanium

87points

Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Audeze EL-8 Titanium
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Audeze EL-8 Titanium vs Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Why is Audeze EL-8 Titanium better than Sony MDR-ZX770BN?

  • Can be folded
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable

Why is Sony MDR-ZX770BN better than Audeze EL-8 Titanium?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    8Hzvs10Hz
  • 7 Ohms lower impedance
    23 Ohmsvs30 Ohms
  • 215g lighter
    245gvs460g
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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 Titanium
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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 Titanium
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

4.weight

460g

245g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

50000Hz

22000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

10Hz

8Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

130dB/mW

98dB/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 Titanium
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.driver unit size

100mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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 Titanium
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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 Titanium
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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 Titanium
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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 an in-line control panel
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

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