AudioQuest NightHawkSennheiser HD 229
Top 91%125 points
Top 91%
Top 60%530 points
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AudioQuest NightHawk vs Sennheiser HD 229: 10 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
22000Hz

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
Sennheiser HD 229
47% have it

3. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sennheiser HD 229
33% have it

4. 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
Sennheiser HD 229
72% have it

5. 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
Sennheiser HD 229
44% have it

6. 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
Sennheiser HD 229
42% have it

7. 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
Sennheiser HD 229
76% have it

8. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sennheiser HD 229
53% have it

9. 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
Sennheiser HD 229
86% have it

10. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sennheiser HD 229
22% have it
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