55points

Audeze LCD-1

37points

Quad ERA-1

Audeze LCD-1
Comparison winner
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33 facts in comparison

Audeze LCD-1 vs Quad ERA-1

Audeze LCD-1
Quad ERA-1

Why is Audeze LCD-1 better than Quad ERA-1?

  • 10000Hz higher high-frequency
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    50000Hzvs40000Hz
  • 26dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    120dB/mWvs94dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
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    16 Ohmsvs20 Ohms
  • 170g lighter
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    250gvs420g
  • Can be folded
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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Why is Quad ERA-1 better than Audeze LCD-1?

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-2 Closed Back Over Ear Isolat...Audeze LCD-2 Closed Back Over Ear Isolating Headphones with New Suspension Headband and Maze-Design earcups
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$899.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonAudeze LCD-4z Over Ear | Open Back Headp...Audeze LCD-4z Over Ear | Open Back Headphone | Magnesium housing | Leather Earpads
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$3,995.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonHIFIMAN Sundara Hi-Fi Headphone with 3.5...HIFIMAN Sundara Hi-Fi Headphone with 3.5mm Connector Cable for Audiophiles, Planar Magnetic, Comfortable Fit-Register to Get Extended Manufacturer's Warranty
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$349.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonAudeze LCDi3 Headphones with Bluetooth a...Audeze LCDi3 Headphones with Bluetooth and Lightning Cables
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$899.00
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 AmazonAudeze iSINE10 in-Ear Semi-Open Headphon...Audeze iSINE10 in-Ear Semi-Open Headphone with Analog 3.5mm Cable, Black
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$349.00
Audeze LCD-1 aliexpressHaldane one pair Headphone Plug for Aude...Haldane one pair Headphone Plug for Audeze LCD-3 LCD3 LCD-2 LCD2 LCD-4 Male to MMCX Female Converter Adapter
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$58.50
Audeze LCD-1 aliexpressThouliess one pair Headphone Plug for Au...Thouliess one pair Headphone Plug for Audeze LCD-3 LCD3 LCD-2 LCD2 LCD-4 Male to MMCX Female Converter Adapter
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$58.50
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$8.74

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audeze LCD-1
Quad ERA-1
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
Quad ERA-1
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
Quad ERA-1
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
Quad ERA-1
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Audeze LCD-1
Quad ERA-1
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

250g

420g

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.

Sound quality

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

40000Hz

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
Quad ERA-1
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
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

94dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Audeze LCD-1
Quad ERA-1
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audeze LCD-1
Quad ERA-1
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audeze LCD-1
Quad ERA-1
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
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
Quad ERA-1
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Audeze LCD-1
Quad ERA-1
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.
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
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
Quad ERA-1
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
Quad ERA-1
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
Quad ERA-1
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-2 Closed Back Over Ear Isolat...Audeze LCD-2 Closed Back Over Ear Isolating Headphones with New Suspension Headband and Maze-Design earcups
Amazon logo
$899.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonAudeze LCD-4z Over Ear | Open Back Headp...Audeze LCD-4z Over Ear | Open Back Headphone | Magnesium housing | Leather Earpads
Amazon logo
$3,995.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonHIFIMAN Sundara Hi-Fi Headphone with 3.5...HIFIMAN Sundara Hi-Fi Headphone with 3.5mm Connector Cable for Audiophiles, Planar Magnetic, Comfortable Fit-Register to Get Extended Manufacturer's Warranty
Amazon logo
$349.00
Audeze LCD-1 AmazonAudeze LCDi3 Headphones with Bluetooth a...Audeze LCDi3 Headphones with Bluetooth and Lightning Cables
Amazon logo
$899.00
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 AmazonAudeze iSINE10 in-Ear Semi-Open Headphon...Audeze iSINE10 in-Ear Semi-Open Headphone with Analog 3.5mm Cable, Black
Amazon logo
$349.00
Audeze LCD-1 aliexpressHaldane one pair Headphone Plug for Aude...Haldane one pair Headphone Plug for Audeze LCD-3 LCD3 LCD-2 LCD2 LCD-4 Male to MMCX Female Converter Adapter
aliexpress logo
$58.50
Audeze LCD-1 aliexpressThouliess one pair Headphone Plug for Au...Thouliess one pair Headphone Plug for Audeze LCD-3 LCD3 LCD-2 LCD2 LCD-4 Male to MMCX Female Converter Adapter
aliexpress logo
$58.50
Audeze LCD-1 walmartCLUBROOM Mens Red Windowpane Plaid Colla...CLUBROOM Mens Red Windowpane Plaid Collared Work Dress Shirt Size: 16- 32/33
walmart logo
$8.74

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