65points

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1

48points

Grado GR10e

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Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1 vs Grado GR10e

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Grado GR10e
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Grado GR10e
65
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48
points

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1 better than Grado GR10e?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Grado GR10e better than Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 98 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs130 Ohms
  • 91g lighter
    9gvs100g
  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    113dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form
  • 0.1m longer cable
    1.3mvs1.2m

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Grado GR10e

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 a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Grado GR10e

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

3.weight

100g

9g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Grado GR10e

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

5.has an in-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Grado GR10e

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

6.has included ear pads
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Grado GR10e

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

10Hz

20Hz

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-ANC1
Grado GR10e

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

105dB/mW

113dB/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

130 Ohms

32 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 active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Grado GR10e

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.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Grado GR10e

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

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Grado GR10e

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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