AudioQuest NightHawkSony MDR-1RBT
Top 91%120 points
Top 91%
Top 19%1,056 points
Top 19%
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AudioQuest NightHawk vs Sony MDR-1RBT: 17 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
80000Hz

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
Sony MDR-1RBT
48% 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
Sony MDR-1RBT
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
Sony MDR-1RBT
73% have it

5. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony MDR-1RBT
25% have it

6. 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
Sony MDR-1RBT
38% have it

7. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony MDR-1RBT
31% 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 that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony MDR-1RBT
75% have it

10. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony MDR-1RBT
32% have it

11. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony MDR-1RBT
54% have it

12. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony MDR-1RBT
16% have it

13. 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
Sony MDR-1RBT
42% have it

14. 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
Sony MDR-1RBT
14% have it

15. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony MDR-1RBT
64% have it

16. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony MDR-1RBT
8% have it

17. 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
Sony MDR-1RBT
87% have it

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