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Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z

49points

Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x

Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z
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Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z vs Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x

Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
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Why is Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z better than Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x?

  • 85g lighter
    265gvs350g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x better than Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z?

  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
    42 Ohmsvs44 Ohms
  • Travel bag is included

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x

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-W1000x

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

350g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x

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

5.has a straight plug
Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x

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.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

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-W1000x

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.impedance

44 Ohms

42 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

6.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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-A1000Z
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x

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

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