Audio-Technica ATH-ES88AudioQuest NightHawk
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Audio-Technica ATH-ES88 vs AudioQuest NightHawk: 11 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
26000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
10000Hz

2. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
AudioQuest NightHawk
73% have it

3. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
AudioQuest NightHawk
25% have it

4. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
AudioQuest NightHawk
31% have it

5. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
40mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
50mm

6. has an over-the-ear form

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
AudioQuest NightHawk
42% have it

7. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
AudioQuest NightHawk
75% have it

8. has an L-shaped plug

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
AudioQuest NightHawk
32% have it

9. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
AudioQuest NightHawk
64% have it

10. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
AudioQuest NightHawk
87% have it

11. has an on-ear form

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
AudioQuest NightHawk
22% have it

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