49points

Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z

63points

Sony MDR-Z7

Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z
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Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z vs Sony MDR-Z7

Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z
Sony MDR-Z7
Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z
Sony MDR-Z7
49
points
63
points

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z better than Sony MDR-Z7?

  • 26 Ohms lower impedance
    44 Ohmsvs70 Ohms
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 41g lighter
    294gvs335g
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony MDR-Z7 better than Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z?

  • 55000Hz higher high-frequency
    100000Hzvs45000Hz
  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs5Hz
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    102dB/mWvs101dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 17mm bigger driver unit
    70mmvs53mm
  • Has included ear pads

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z
Sony MDR-Z7

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-A2000Z
Sony MDR-Z7

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.has a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z
Sony MDR-Z7

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

4.weight

294g

335g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has included ear pads
Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z
Sony MDR-Z7

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.cable length

3m

3m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

4Hz

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

2.highest frequency

45000Hz

100000Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

101dB/mW

102dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z
Sony MDR-Z7

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

5.impedance

44 Ohms

70 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.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z
Sony MDR-Z7

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z
Sony MDR-Z7

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

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