60points

Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS

68points

Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS
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Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS vs Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS better than Klipsch Image S4i Rugged?

  • 4.7g lighter
    10gvs14.7g
  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs18 Ohms
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Klipsch Image S4i Rugged better than Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS?

  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    110dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • 0.5mm bigger driver unit
    8.5mmvs8mm
  • Has a straight plug
  • Sweat resistant
  • Weather sealed

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.weight

10g

14.7g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has an in-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

4.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.sweat resistant
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

6.has included ear pads
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

10Hz

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

2.highest frequency

24000Hz

19000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

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

102dB/mW

110dB/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

16 Ohms

18 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.driver unit size

8mm

8.5mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

2.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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