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Audio Technica ATH-ANC27

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Sony MDR-Z1R

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Audio Technica ATH-ANC27 vs Sony MDR-Z1R

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-Z1R

Why is Audio Technica ATH-ANC27 better than Sony MDR-Z1R?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    106dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 31 Ohms lower impedance
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    33 Ohmsvs64 Ohms
  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • 193g lighter
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    192gvs385g
  • Has a tangle free cable
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Why is Sony MDR-Z1R better than Audio Technica ATH-ANC27?

  • 16Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs20Hz
  • 100000Hz higher high-frequency
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    120000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 30.1mm bigger driver unit
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    70.1mmvs40mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
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    3mvs1.2m

Price comparison

Sony MDR-Z1R

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$159.68

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Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-Z1R
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.
2.has a detachable cable
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-Z1R
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.weight

192g

385g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
4.travel bag is included
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-Z1R
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
5.has a tangle free cable
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-Z1R
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Sound quality

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

20000Hz

120000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-Z1R
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-Z1R
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.
5.sound pressure level

106dB/mW

100dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-Z1R
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.Can be used wirelessly
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-Z1R
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-Z1R
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-Z1R
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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