74points

Audio Pro Addon C10

44points

Sonos Play:5 (2015)

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Audio Pro Addon C10 vs Sonos Play:5 (2015)

Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
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Why is Audio Pro Addon C10 better than Sonos Play:5 (2015)?

  • 15.97% less body volume
    9561.6cm³vs11379.368cm³
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a subwoofer
  • 37mm shorter
    166mmvs203mm
  • 2.46kg lighter
    3.9kgvs6360g
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • 44mm narrower
    320mmvs364mm
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection

Why is Sonos Play:5 (2015) better than Audio Pro Addon C10?

  • 4 more drivers
    6vs2
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 26mm thinner
    154mmvs180mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.drivers count

2

6

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

Best

Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

2.driver unit size

133mm

0mm

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

Best

Sony SRS-X77

462mm

3.control panel placed on a device
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

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.volume

9561.6cm³

11379.37cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

5.has a neodymium magnet
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

For example

Amazon Echo Plus 2

6.has a detachable cable
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

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

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

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

For example

Marshall Kilburn II

2.is an active speaker
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

An amplifier is integrated into the device. An audio amplifier takes a small signal and makes it bigger without making any other changes in it which results in better sound, so any sound source can be connected to speakers.

3.Has a passive radiator
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

A passive radiator is a type of driver (speaker) that doesn't have a voice coil and a magnet. The sound vibrations produced by a passive radiator depend on its mass and the size of its enclosure. It is usually used in combination with a woofer to produce deep bass tones.

For example

Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3

4.has a subwoofer
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

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

For example

Amazon Echo Plus 2

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

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.

For example

Amazon Echo Show

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

Marshall Kilburn II

3.wireless charging
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

NudeAudio Move L

4.can be used with standard batteries
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

5.has a removable battery
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

3.has an AUX input
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

For example

Amazon Echo Plus 2

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

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.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

3.Has voice prompts
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

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.

For example

Amazon Echo Plus 2

4.Has a radio
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

5.has voice commands
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

For example

Amazon Echo Plus 2

6.has a sleep timer
Audio Pro Addon C10
Sonos Play:5 (2015)

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

For example

LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK7

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