54points

Audio-Technica ATH-ES10

55points

Sony MH1CBLK

Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
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Audio-Technica ATH-ES10 vs Sony MH1CBLK

Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MH1CBLK
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MH1CBLK

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ES10 better than Sony MH1CBLK?

  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be folded
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony MH1CBLK better than Audio-Technica ATH-ES10?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    1Hzvs5Hz
  • 26 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs42 Ohms
  • 13dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    115dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an L-shaped plug

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MH1CBLK

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-ES10
Sony MH1CBLK

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.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MH1CBLK

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

4.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MH1CBLK

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.has included ear pads
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MH1CBLK

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MH1CBLK

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

1Hz

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

40000Hz

20000Hz

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.sound pressure level

102dB/mW

115dB/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.driver unit size

53mm

6mm

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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MH1CBLK

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

42 Ohms

16 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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MH1CBLK

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-ES10
Sony MH1CBLK

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-ES10
Sony MH1CBLK

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.

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