72points

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27

70points

Sony MDR-Z1R

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
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19 facts in comparison

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27 vs Sony MDR-Z1R

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-Z1R
72
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Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
70
points
Sony MDR-Z1R

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

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    106dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 31 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    33 Ohmsvs64 Ohms
  • 193g lighter
    192gvs385g
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?

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

  • 100000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    120000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 16Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 30.1mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    70.1mmvs40mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m

Price comparison

Sony MDR-Z1R

Buy used:

$388.94

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$1,699.00
Sony MDR-Z1R AmazonSony MDRZ1R Signature, Hi-Res Headphone,...Sony MDRZ1R Signature, Hi-Res Headphone, Black
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$1,799.99
Sony MDR-Z1R AmazonSony MDR-Z7M2 Hi-Res Stereo Overhead Hea...Sony MDR-Z7M2 Hi-Res Stereo Overhead Headphones (International Version/Seller Warranty)
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$539.00
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$1,799.00
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Sony MDR-Z1R AmazonSony Hi-Res Sealed Hybrid Earphone IER-Z...Sony Hi-Res Sealed Hybrid Earphone IER-Z1R(International Version)
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$1,639.00
Sony MDR-Z1R AmazonFocal Utopia Open Back Over-Ear Headphon...Focal Utopia Open Back Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
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$3,999.00
Sony MDR-Z1R AmazonSony IER-M9 in-Ear Stereo Headphones(Int...Sony IER-M9 in-Ear Stereo Headphones(International Version/Seller Warranty)
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$959.00

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
?

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-ANC27
Sony MDR-Z1R
2.has a detachable cable
?

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-ANC27
Sony MDR-Z1R
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

192g

385g

4.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-Z1R
5.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-Z1R
6.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-Z1R

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

20000Hz

120000Hz

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

20Hz

4Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

106dB/mW

100dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-Z1R
5.impedance
?

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

33 Ohms

64 Ohms

6.driver unit size
?

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

40mm

70.1mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-Z1R
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-Z1R
3.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Audio Technica ATH-ANC300TW

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
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