AudioQuest NightHawkSony MDR-Z7
Top 91%120 points
Top 91%
Top 44%725 points
Top 44%
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AudioQuest NightHawk vs Sony MDR-Z7: 9 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
100000Hz

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-Z7
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-Z7
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-Z7
73% have it

5. 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-Z7
38% have it

6. 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
70mm

7. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony MDR-Z7
42% have it

8. 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-Z7
42% 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
Sony MDR-Z7
87% have it

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