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AudioQuest NightHawk

87points

Sony MDR-ZX770BN

AudioQuest NightHawk
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AudioQuest NightHawk vs Sony MDR-ZX770BN

AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Why is AudioQuest NightHawk better than Sony MDR-ZX770BN?

    Why is Sony MDR-ZX770BN better than AudioQuest NightHawk?

    • 12000Hz higher high-frequency
      22000Hzvs10000Hz
    • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    • Has a neodymium magnet
    • Has stereo speakers
    • Has a detachable cable
    • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    • Can be used as a headset
    • Can be used wirelessly

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

    2.has an over-the-ear form
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    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.

    3.has a detachable cable
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

    4.travel bag is included
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

    5.has an L-shaped plug
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    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.

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    Sound quality

    1.highest frequency

    10000Hz

    22000Hz

    The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

    Best

    Sony MDR-Z1R

    120000Hz

    2.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

    3.has a neodymium magnet
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

    4.driver unit size

    50mm

    40mm

    The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

    Best

    Audeze LCD2 Classic

    106mm

    5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    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.

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    Power

    1.has a rechargeable battery
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

    3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    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.

    2.can be used as a headset
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    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.

    3.has a noise canceling microphone
    AudioQuest NightHawk
    Sony MDR-ZX770BN

    These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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