80points

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

49points

Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x

62points

Sony MDR-XB30EX

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Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT vs Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x vs Sony MDR-XB30EX

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sony MDR-XB30EX
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sony MDR-XB30EX

Why is Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT better than Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x & Sony MDR-XB30EX?

  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Sony MDR-XB30EX?

    Why is Sony MDR-XB30EX better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x?

    • Lowest frequency
      4Hzvs5,5Hz
    • Impedance
      16 Ohmsvs38,42 Ohms
    • Weight
      8gvs310,350g
    • Has a neodymium magnet
    • Sound pressure level
      105dB/mWvs97,100dB/mW
    • Has a tangle free cable
    • Has an L-shaped plug
    • Has a 3.5mm male connector

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
    Sony MDR-XB30EX

    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-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
    Sony MDR-XB30EX

    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-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
    Sony MDR-XB30EX

    With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

    4.weight

    310g

    350g

    8g

    Best

    Sony MDR-EX150AP

    3g

    5.can be folded
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
    Sony MDR-XB30EX

    Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

    6.has a tangle free cable
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
    Sony MDR-XB30EX

    The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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    Sound quality

    1.highest frequency

    45000Hz

    42000Hz

    24000Hz

    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

    2.lowest frequency

    5Hz

    5Hz

    4Hz

    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

    3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
    Sony MDR-XB30EX

    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

    97dB/mW

    100dB/mW

    105dB/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.has a neodymium magnet
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
    Sony MDR-XB30EX

    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.driver unit size

    45mm

    53mm

    13.5mm

    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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    Power

    1.has a battery level indicator
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
    Sony MDR-XB30EX

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
    Sony MDR-XB30EX

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
    Sony MDR-XB30EX

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
    Sony MDR-XB30EX

    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-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
    Sony MDR-XB30EX

    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.

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
    Sony MDR-XB30EX

    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.

    2.can be used as a headset
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
    Sony MDR-XB30EX

    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.has an in-line control panel
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
    Sony MDR-XB30EX

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

    For example

    AKG N200 Wireless

    4.has a noise canceling microphone
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
    Sony MDR-XB30EX

    These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

    For example

    Microsoft Surface Headphones

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