Audio-Technica ATH-M30Sony MDR-AS700BT/O
Top 55%590 points
Top 55%
Top 51%635 points
Top 51%
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
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Audio-Technica ATH-M30 vs Sony MDR-AS700BT/O: 18 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.
20000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
20Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
20Hz

3. weight

43g lighter.
200g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
157g

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-M30
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O
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-M30
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O
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-M30
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O
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-M30
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O
38% have it

8. 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-M30
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O
44% have it

9. 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-M30
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O
36% have it

10. 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
30mm

11. 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-M30
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O
75% have it

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O
54% have it

13. 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-M30
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O
42% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O
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-M30
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O
14% have it

16. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O
8% have it

17. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3.4m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
0.5m

18. 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-M30
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O
87% have it

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