47points

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700

39points

Fostex TH-7

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Audio-Technica ATH-ES700 vs Fostex TH-7

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Fostex TH-7
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Fostex TH-7
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39
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Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ES700 better than Fostex TH-7?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs20Hz
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    56 Ohmsvs70 Ohms
  • 100g lighter
    160gvs260g
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Fostex TH-7 better than Audio-Technica ATH-ES700?

  • Has an on-ear form
  • Has a straight plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Fostex TH-7

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-ES700
Fostex TH-7

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.weight

160g

260g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Fostex TH-7

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

5.has an L-shaped plug
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Fostex TH-7

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

6.has an on-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Fostex TH-7

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

30000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

5Hz

20Hz

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

104dB/mW

98dB/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

56 Ohms

70 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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Fostex TH-7

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

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