50points

Audeze LCD-4

66points

Sony MDR-Z1R

Audeze LCD-4
Comparison winner
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17 facts in comparison

Audeze LCD-4 vs Sony MDR-Z1R

Audeze LCD-4
Sony MDR-Z1R
50
points
Audeze LCD-4
66
points
Sony MDR-Z1R

Why is Audeze LCD-4 better than Sony MDR-Z1R?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 30dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    130dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 35.9mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    106mmvs70.1mm
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-Z1R better than Audeze LCD-4?

  • 70000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    120000Hzvs50000Hz
  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs5Hz
  • 136 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    64 Ohmsvs200 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Audeze LCD-4
Sony MDR-Z1R
2.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 LCD-4
Sony MDR-Z1R
3.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 LCD-4
Sony MDR-Z1R
4.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Audeze LCD-4
Sony MDR-Z1R
5.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

For example

Jabra Elite 75t

Audeze LCD-4
Sony MDR-Z1R
6.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 LCD-4
Sony MDR-Z1R

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

50000Hz

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

5Hz

4Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

130dB/mW

100dB/mW

4.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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

200 Ohms

64 Ohms

5.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

Audeze LCD-4
Sony MDR-Z1R
6.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.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

106mm

70.1mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Audeze LCD-4
Sony MDR-Z1R
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Audeze LCD-4
Sony MDR-Z1R

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