Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
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Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
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Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1 vs Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition: 21 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
35000Hz

2. lowest frequency

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

3. weight

190g lighter.
100g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
290g

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.
130Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
250Ohms

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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
33% have it

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
105dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
96dB/mW

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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
73% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
25% have it

9. 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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
38% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
31% have it

11. 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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
44% have it

12. 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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
75% 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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
32% have it

14. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
54% have it

15. 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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
42% 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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
64% have it

17. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
13% 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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
22% have it

19. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m

20. 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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
87% have it

21. has an open-back design

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
10% have it

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