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AudioQuest NightHawk

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

AudioQuest NightHawk
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AudioQuest NightHawk vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

AudioQuest NightHawk
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
AudioQuest NightHawk
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Why is AudioQuest NightHawk better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

    Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than AudioQuest NightHawk?

    • 10000Hz higher high-frequency
      20000Hzvs10000Hz
    • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    • Has stereo speakers
    • Has a detachable cable
    • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    • Can be used as a headset
    • Can be folded
    • Can be used wirelessly

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    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
    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
    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.can be folded
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

    5.has included ear pads
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

    6.travel bag is included
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    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
    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.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

    4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    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
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    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
    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.

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
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    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.can be used as a headset
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    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.

    3.has a mute function
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

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