Audio-Technica ATH-ESW9ASony MDR-IF245RK
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Audio-Technica ATH-ESW9A vs Sony MDR-IF245RK: 20 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
24000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
5Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
10Hz

3. weight

30g lighter.
170g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
200g

4. 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
Sony MDR-IF245RK
48% have it

5. 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
Sony MDR-IF245RK
33% have it

6. 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
Sony MDR-IF245RK
73% have it

7. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW9A
Sony MDR-IF245RK
38% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW9A
Sony MDR-IF245RK
31% have it

9. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW9A
Sony MDR-IF245RK
44% have it

10. can be used as a headset

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW9A
Sony MDR-IF245RK
36% have it

11. 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
40mm

12. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW9A
Sony MDR-IF245RK
75% have it

13. 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
Sony MDR-IF245RK
54% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW9A
Sony MDR-IF245RK
16% have it

15. control panel placed on a device

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW9A
Sony MDR-IF245RK
14% have it

16. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW9A
Sony MDR-IF245RK
64% have it

17. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW9A
Sony MDR-IF245RK
8% have it

18. 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
Sony MDR-IF245RK
22% have it

19. 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
Sony MDR-IF245RK
87% have it

20. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW9A
Sony MDR-IF245RK
6% have it

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