AudioQuest NightHawk vs Urbanears Kransen: 13 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.
45% 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.
35% 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.
69% have it
5. has a tangle free cable
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
24% have it
6. 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.
46% have it
7. 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 LCD2 Classic: 106mm
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.
40% have it
9. has included ear pads
Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
42% 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.
31% have it
11. has a 3.5mm male connector
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
83% have it
12. sweat resistant
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
11% have it
13. has an earbud form
The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.