52points

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9

41points

Sony MDR-ZX600

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
Comparison winner
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21 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9 vs Sony MDR-ZX600

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
Sony MDR-ZX600

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9 better than Sony MDR-ZX600?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be folded
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  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has a removable battery
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Why is Sony MDR-ZX600 better than Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
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    6Hzvs10Hz
  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    104dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 60 Ohms lower impedance
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    40 Ohmsvs100 Ohms
  • 50g lighter
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    170gvs220g
  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • Has an on-ear form
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Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
Sony MDR-ZX600
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 an over-the-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
Sony MDR-ZX600
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.
3.has a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
Sony MDR-ZX600
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

220g

170g

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.
5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
Sony MDR-ZX600
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
Sony MDR-ZX600
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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

25000Hz

25000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
Sony MDR-ZX600
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.
4.sound pressure level

100dB/mW

104dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
Sony MDR-ZX600
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.impedance

100 Ohms

40 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.

Power

1.has a removable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
Sony MDR-ZX600
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
Sony MDR-ZX600
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
Sony MDR-ZX600
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.
2.Has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC9
Sony MDR-ZX600
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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