AudioQuest NightHawkPolk Audio UltraFocus 8000
Top 91%120 points
Top 91%
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Top 33%
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AudioQuest NightHawk vs Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000: 16 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.
10000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
28000Hz

2. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
48% have it

3. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
73% have it

4. 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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
38% have it

5. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
31% have it

6. 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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
44% have it

7. can be used as a headset

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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
36% have it

8. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
50mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
40mm

9. 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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
75% have it

10. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
54% have it

11. 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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
42% have it

12. control panel placed on a device

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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
14% have it

13. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
64% have it

14. 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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
13% have it

15. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
87% have it

16. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
6% have it

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