62points

Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1

51points

Nixon The Jam

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Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1 vs Nixon The Jam

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Nixon The Jam

Why is Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1 better than Nixon The Jam?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Nixon The Jam better than Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1?

  • 84g lighter
    16gvs100g
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Nixon The Jam

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.weight

100g

16g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has a detachable cable
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Nixon The Jam

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

4.has an in-ear form
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Nixon The Jam

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

5.can be folded
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Nixon The Jam

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Nixon The Jam

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

20Hz

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

3.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

103dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.driver unit size

36mm

8mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Nixon The Jam

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.

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Nixon The Jam

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Nixon The Jam

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

2.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Nixon The Jam

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.

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