Audio-Technica ATH-WS77Sony MDR-1A
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Top 43%
Top 15%576 points
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Audio-Technica ATH-WS77 vs Sony MDR-1A: 17 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.
100000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

3. weight

50g lighter.

4. impedance

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.

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-WS77
Sony MDR-1A
35% have it

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

7. 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-WS77
Sony MDR-1A
73% have it

8. 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-WS77
Sony MDR-1A
38% 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-WS77
Sony MDR-1A
45% 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.

11. is 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-WS77
Sony MDR-1A
34% have it

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-WS77
Sony MDR-1A
74% have it

13. 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-WS77
Sony MDR-1A
31% have it

14. 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-WS77
Sony MDR-1A
42% have it

15. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Sony MDR-1A
65% have it

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

17. 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-WS77
Sony MDR-1A
87% have it

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