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AudioQuest NightHawk

87points

Parrot Zik 2.0

AudioQuest NightHawk
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AudioQuest NightHawk vs Parrot Zik 2.0

AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0
AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0

Why is AudioQuest NightHawk better than Parrot Zik 2.0?

    Why is Parrot Zik 2.0 better than AudioQuest NightHawk?

    • 10000Hz higher high-frequency
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    • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    • Has a neodymium magnet
    • Has a detachable cable
    • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    • Has an in-line control panel
    • Can be used wirelessly
    • Control panel placed on a device

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    Design

    1.has an over-the-ear form
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Parrot Zik 2.0

    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.

    2.has a detachable cable
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Parrot Zik 2.0

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

    3.has included ear pads
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Parrot Zik 2.0

    Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

    4.travel bag is included
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Parrot Zik 2.0

    The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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    Sound quality

    1.highest frequency

    10000Hz

    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
    Parrot Zik 2.0

    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
    Parrot Zik 2.0

    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

    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
    Parrot Zik 2.0

    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 rechargeable battery
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Parrot Zik 2.0

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

    2.has a removable battery
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Parrot Zik 2.0

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

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Parrot Zik 2.0

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Parrot Zik 2.0

    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
    Parrot Zik 2.0

    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.

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Parrot Zik 2.0

    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
    Parrot Zik 2.0

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

    3.has a noise canceling microphone
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Parrot Zik 2.0

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

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