52points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X

70points

Sony MDR-NC13

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony MDR-NC13
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X vs Sony MDR-NC13

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony MDR-NC13
52
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
70
points
Sony MDR-NC13

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X better than Sony MDR-NC13?

  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    30000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs10Hz
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    100dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 39.5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs13.5mm
  • 1.5m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.5m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-NC13 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X?

  • Has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 22 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • 246g lighter
    19gvs265g
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Price comparison

Design

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony MDR-NC13
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony MDR-NC13
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony MDR-NC13
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

265g

19g

5.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony MDR-NC13
6.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony MDR-NC13

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

30000Hz

22000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass. Show more

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

5Hz

10Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

100dB/mW

99dB/mW

4.impedance
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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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

38 Ohms

16 Ohms

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

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1570

106mm

53mm

13.5mm

6.has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
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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.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony MDR-NC13

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony MDR-NC13
2.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony MDR-NC13

Connectivity

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony MDR-NC13

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony MDR-NC13
2.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony MDR-NC13

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