40points

Audeze LCD-2

43points

Audeze LCD-XC

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11 facts in comparison

Audeze LCD-2 vs Audeze LCD-XC

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Why is Audeze LCD-2 better than Audeze LCD-XC?

  • 128g lighter
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    522gvs650g
  • Has an open-back design
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Why is Audeze LCD-XC better than Audeze LCD-2?

  • 30000Hz higher high-frequency
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    50000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 38 Ohms lower impedance
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    22 Ohmsvs60 Ohms

Price comparison

Audeze LCD-2

Buy used:

$980.99

ProductStorePrice
Audeze LCD-2 pricegrabberAudeze LCD2 Planar magnetic headphones (...Audeze LCD2 Planar magnetic headphones (Shedua wood)
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$995.00

Audeze LCD-XC

Buy used:

$623.07

ProductStorePrice
Audeze LCD-XC 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-XC 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-XC AmazonAudeze LCD-1 Audiophile Headphones, Over...Audeze LCD-1 Audiophile Headphones, Over Ear, Open-Back, Wired
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$299.00
Audeze LCD-XC AmazonAudeze LCD-2 Classic Over Ear Open Back ...Audeze LCD-2 Classic Over Ear Open Back Headphone with New Suspension Headband
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$799.00
Audeze LCD-XC 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-XC 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-XC AmazonAudeze LCD-MX4 Over-Ear | Open-Back Head...Audeze LCD-MX4 Over-Ear | Open-Back Headphones | Magnesium housing
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$2,995.00
Audeze LCD-XC AmazonAudeze LCD-GX Gaming Headset with Boom M...Audeze LCD-GX Gaming Headset with Boom Mic, Wired, All-Analog
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$899.00

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
Audeze LCD-2
Audeze LCD-XC
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.
2.has a detachable cable
Audeze LCD-2
Audeze LCD-XC
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.weight

522g

650g

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.
4.travel bag is included
Audeze LCD-2
Audeze LCD-XC
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
5.cable length

2.5m

2.5m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
6.has an open-back design
Audeze LCD-2
Audeze LCD-XC
The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

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

20000Hz

50000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.sound pressure level

130dB/mW

130dB/mW

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

60 Ohms

22 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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Audeze LCD-2
Audeze LCD-XC
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

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