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AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
Technics RP-DH1200
Top 89%491 points
Top 89%
Top 12%3,996 points
Top 12%
Top 49%2,288 points
Top 49%
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
Technics RP-DH1200
Top specs and features

AudioQuest NightHawk vs Sony WH-1000XM2 vs Technics RP-DH1200: 18 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
40000Hz
30000Hz

2. 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 WH-1000XM2
Technics RP-DH1200
36% have it

3. 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 WH-1000XM2
Technics RP-DH1200
39% have it

4. 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
Sony WH-1000XM2
Technics RP-DH1200
76% have it

5. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
Technics RP-DH1200
31% have it

6. 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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
Technics RP-DH1200
47% have it

7. has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)

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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
Technics RP-DH1200
15% have it

8. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
Technics RP-DH1200
27% have it

9. 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 WH-1000XM2
Technics RP-DH1200
39% have it

10. 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 LCD2 Classic: 106mm
39.8mm
50mm

11. 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 WH-1000XM2
Technics RP-DH1200
20% have it

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
Technics RP-DH1200
64% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
Technics RP-DH1200
44% have it

14. 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 WH-1000XM2
Technics RP-DH1200
30% have it

15. 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 WH-1000XM2
Technics RP-DH1200
80% have it

16. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
Technics RP-DH1200
21% have it

17. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
Technics RP-DH1200
7% have it

18. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
Technics RP-DH1200
4% have it

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