70points

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25

49points

Grado GS1000i

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Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25 vs Grado GS1000i

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25
Grado GS1000i
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25
Grado GS1000i
70
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49
points

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25 better than Grado GS1000i?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
    20 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 208g lighter
    104gvs312g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Grado GS1000i better than Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25?

  • 15000Hz higher high-frequency
    35000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 12Hz lower low-frequency
    8Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a straight plug
  • 3.3m longer cable
    4.5mvs1.2m
  • Has an open-back design

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25
Grado GS1000i

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-ANC25
Grado GS1000i

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25
Grado GS1000i

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.

4.weight

104g

312g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25
Grado GS1000i

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

6.has included ear pads
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25
Grado GS1000i

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

35000Hz

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

20Hz

8Hz

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-ANC25
Grado GS1000i

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

100dB/mW

98dB/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

20 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 a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25
Grado GS1000i

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

Power

1.has a removable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25
Grado GS1000i

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25
Grado GS1000i

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-ANC25
Grado GS1000i

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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