55points

Audeze LCD-1

37points

Focal Elear

Audeze LCD-1
Comparison winner
Focal Elear
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33 facts in comparison

Audeze LCD-1 vs Focal Elear

Audeze LCD-1
Focal Elear

Why is Audeze LCD-1 better than Focal Elear?

  • 27000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    50000Hzvs23000Hz
  • 16dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    120dB/mWvs104dB/mW
  • 64 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs80 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 50mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    90mmvs40mm
  • 200g lighter
    ?

    250gvs450g
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
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Why is Focal Elear better than Audeze LCD-1?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs10Hz
  • 1m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs2m

Price comparison

Audeze LCD-1

Buy used:

$999.99

ProductStorePrice
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonAudeze LCD-1 Audiophile Headphones, Over...Audeze LCD-1 Audiophile Headphones, Over Ear, Open-Back, Wired
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$399.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonAudeze LCD-X Over Ear Open Back Headphon...Audeze LCD-X Over Ear Open Back Headphone with New Suspension Headband Creator Package – no Travel case
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$1,199.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonSennheiser Momentum 3 Wireless Noise Can...Sennheiser Momentum 3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones with Alexa, Auto On/Off, Smart Pause Functionality and Smart Control App, Black
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$329.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonMonolith M1060 Over Ear Planar Magnetic ...Monolith M1060 Over Ear Planar Magnetic Headphones - Black/Wood With 106mm Driver, Open Back Design, Comfort Ear Pads For Studio/Professional
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$269.99
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-AD500X Audiophile Ope...Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X Audiophile Open-Air Headphones, Black (AUD ATHAD500X)
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$86.72
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonPhilips Audio Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open...Philips Audio Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open-Air Headphone 50mm Drivers- Black
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$144.99
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonHIFIMAN SUNDARA Over-ear Full-size Plana...HIFIMAN SUNDARA Over-ear Full-size Planar Magnetic Headphones with High Fidelity Design Easy to Drive by iPhone /Android Comfortable Headband Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping Black
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$349.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonSennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile O...Sennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile Open Back Headphone
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$449.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audeze LCD-1
Focal Elear
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 LCD-1
Focal Elear
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 LCD-1
Focal Elear
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 LCD-1
Focal Elear
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

250g

450g

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.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Audeze LCD-1
Focal Elear
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

5Hz

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

23000Hz

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 LCD-1
Focal Elear
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 LCD-1
Focal Elear
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

120dB/mW

104dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.impedance

16 Ohms

80 Ohms

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.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audeze LCD-1
Focal Elear
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audeze LCD-1
Focal Elear
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 LCD-1
Focal Elear
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.
4.supports Wi-Fi
Audeze LCD-1
Focal Elear
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Audeze LCD-1
Focal Elear
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 a noise-canceling microphone
Audeze LCD-1
Focal Elear
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
Audeze LCD-1
Focal Elear
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.
4.Has an in-line control panel
Audeze LCD-1
Focal Elear
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.Has voice prompts
Audeze LCD-1
Focal Elear
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.
6.has a mute function
Audeze LCD-1
Focal Elear
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

Price comparison

Audeze LCD-1

Buy used:

$999.99

ProductStorePrice
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonAudeze LCD-1 Audiophile Headphones, Over...Audeze LCD-1 Audiophile Headphones, Over Ear, Open-Back, Wired
Amazon logo
$399.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonAudeze LCD-X Over Ear Open Back Headphon...Audeze LCD-X Over Ear Open Back Headphone with New Suspension Headband Creator Package – no Travel case
Amazon logo
$1,199.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonSennheiser Momentum 3 Wireless Noise Can...Sennheiser Momentum 3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones with Alexa, Auto On/Off, Smart Pause Functionality and Smart Control App, Black
Amazon logo
$329.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonMonolith M1060 Over Ear Planar Magnetic ...Monolith M1060 Over Ear Planar Magnetic Headphones - Black/Wood With 106mm Driver, Open Back Design, Comfort Ear Pads For Studio/Professional
Amazon logo
$269.99
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-AD500X Audiophile Ope...Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X Audiophile Open-Air Headphones, Black (AUD ATHAD500X)
Amazon logo
$86.72
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonPhilips Audio Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open...Philips Audio Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open-Air Headphone 50mm Drivers- Black
Amazon logo
$144.99
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonHIFIMAN SUNDARA Over-ear Full-size Plana...HIFIMAN SUNDARA Over-ear Full-size Planar Magnetic Headphones with High Fidelity Design Easy to Drive by iPhone /Android Comfortable Headband Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping Black
Amazon logo
$349.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonSennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile O...Sennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile Open Back Headphone
Amazon logo
$449.99

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