42points

Audio-Technica ATH-CKS1000

67points

Sony MDR-XB950N1

Audio-Technica ATH-CKS1000
Sony MDR-XB950N1
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25 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-CKS1000 vs Sony MDR-XB950N1

Audio-Technica ATH-CKS1000
Sony MDR-XB950N1

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-CKS1000 better than Sony MDR-XB950N1?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs20Hz
  • 6000Hz higher high-frequency
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    26000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 31 Ohms lower impedance
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    16 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • 278g lighter
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    12gvs290g
  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has an in-ear form
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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Why is Sony MDR-XB950N1 better than Audio-Technica ATH-CKS1000?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 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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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • 27mm bigger driver unit
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    40mmvs13mm

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-CKS1000

Buy used:

$136.40

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$160.97

Sony MDR-XB950N1

Buy used:

$143.70

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$109.25
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$106.40
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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-CKS1000
Sony MDR-XB950N1
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-CKS1000
Sony MDR-XB950N1
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-CKS1000
Sony MDR-XB950N1
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

12g

290g

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-CKS1000
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-CKS1000
Sony MDR-XB950N1
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

26000Hz

20000Hz

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-CKS1000
Sony MDR-XB950N1
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-CKS1000
Sony MDR-XB950N1
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.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-CKS1000
Sony MDR-XB950N1
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

16 Ohms

47 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 rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-CKS1000
Sony MDR-XB950N1
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-CKS1000
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-CKS1000
Sony MDR-XB950N1
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio-Technica ATH-CKS1000
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-CKS1000
Sony MDR-XB950N1
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.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-CKS1000
Sony MDR-XB950N1
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
3.Has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-CKS1000
Sony MDR-XB950N1
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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