11points

AudioQuest NightHawk

62points

JLab Audio Bombora

85points

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

AudioQuest NightHawk
JLab Audio Bombora
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
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AudioQuest NightHawk vs JLab Audio Bombora vs Marshall Monitor Bluetooth vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

AudioQuest NightHawk
JLab Audio Bombora
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
AudioQuest NightHawk
JLab Audio Bombora
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Why is AudioQuest NightHawk better than JLab Audio Bombora & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

    Why is JLab Audio Bombora better than AudioQuest NightHawk & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

    • Has a neodymium magnet
    • Has a tangle free cable

    Why is Marshall Monitor Bluetooth better than AudioQuest NightHawk & JLab Audio Bombora & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

    • Has an in-line control panel
    • Has a noise canceling microphone

    Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than AudioQuest NightHawk & JLab Audio Bombora & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth?

    • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    • Has included ear pads
    • Has a straight plug
    • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    • Has a mute function

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

    2.has an over-the-ear form
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    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.

    3.has a detachable cable
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    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
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    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.

    For example

    AKG N200 Wireless

    5.can be folded
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

    6.has a tangle free cable
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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    Sound quality

    1.highest frequency

    10000Hz

    20000Hz

    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

    2.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

    3.has a neodymium magnet
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

    4.driver unit size

    50mm

    40mm

    40mm

    40mm

    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)
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    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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    Power

    1.has a battery level indicator
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

    3.has a removable battery
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

    For example

    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

    3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

    4.Has WiFi
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    The device can connect to WiFi.

    For example

    Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    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.

    2.has an in-line control panel
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

    3.can be used as a headset
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    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.

    4.has a noise canceling microphone
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

    5.has a mute function
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    JLab Audio Bombora
    Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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