Audio-Technica ATH-ESW9AAudioQuest NightHawk
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Audio-Technica ATH-ESW9A vs AudioQuest NightHawk: 12 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.
35000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
10000Hz

2. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW9A
AudioQuest NightHawk
47% have it

3. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW9A
AudioQuest NightHawk
33% have it

4. 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-ESW9A
AudioQuest NightHawk
72% have it

5. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW9A
AudioQuest NightHawk
32% have it

6. 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.
42mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
50mm

7. 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-ESW9A
AudioQuest NightHawk
42% have it

8. 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-ESW9A
AudioQuest NightHawk
76% have it

9. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW9A
AudioQuest NightHawk
53% have it

10. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW9A
AudioQuest NightHawk
63% have it

11. 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-ESW9A
AudioQuest NightHawk
86% have it

12. 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-ESW9A
AudioQuest NightHawk
22% have it

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