81points

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

92points

Sony MDR-1000X

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
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Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT vs Sony MDR-1000X

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-1000X
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-1000X
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Why is Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT better than Sony MDR-1000X?

  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    38 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony MDR-1000X better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs5Hz
  • 35g lighter
    275gvs310g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    103dB/mWvs97dB/mW
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-1000X

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 a detachable cable
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-1000X

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-1000X

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.

4.weight

310g

275g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-1000X

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

6.sweat resistant
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-1000X

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

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

45000Hz

40000Hz

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

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.sound pressure level

97dB/mW

103dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.impedance

38 Ohms

46 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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-1000X

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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-1000X

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-1000X

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-1000X

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-1000X

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4.2

4

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-1000X

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

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-1000X

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.control panel placed on a device
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-1000X

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
Sony MDR-1000X

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 a noise canceling microphone
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-1000X

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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