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Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z

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Audio-Technica ATH-A990Z

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Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z vs Audio-Technica ATH-A990Z

Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-A990Z
Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-A990Z

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z better than Audio-Technica ATH-A990Z?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 70g lighter
    265gvs335g

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-A990Z better than Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z?

  • Has a tangle free cable

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-A990Z

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
Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-A990Z

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.weight

265g

335g

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Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-A990Z

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.has a straight plug
Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-A990Z

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

6.cable length

3m

3m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

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Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

43000Hz

42000Hz

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

2.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.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-A990Z

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

4.sound pressure level

101dB/mW

100dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.driver unit size

53mm

53mm

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

6.impedance

44 Ohms

44 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-A990Z

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

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Features

1.warranty period

2

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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Treblab X2

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