AudioQuest NightHawk vs Sony MDR-ZX300iP: 14 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.
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
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.
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.
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.
73% have it
5. has a tangle free cable
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
25% have it
6. can be folded
Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
31% have it
7. 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.
44% have it
8. 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.
36% have it
9. 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.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
10. 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.
42% have it
11. 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.
75% have it
12. 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.
32% have it
13. Can be used wirelessly
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
16% have it
14. has a 3.5mm male connector
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.