27points

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro

30points

Focal Clear

Comparison winner
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50 facts in comparison

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro vs Focal Clear

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
Focal Clear

Why is Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro better than Focal Clear?

  • 7000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    35000Hzvs28000Hz
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs40mm
  • 200g lighter
    ?

    250gvs450g
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Why is Focal Clear better than Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    104dB/mWvs96dB/mW
  • 195 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    55 Ohmsvs250 Ohms
  • Travel bag is included
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Which are the most popular comparisons?

Price comparison

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro

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Focal Clear

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User reviews

Overall rating

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
8.5
2 User reviews
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
8.5/10
2 User reviews
Focal Clear
10.0
1 User reviews
Focal Clear
10.0/10
1 User reviews

Features

Build quality

7.0/10
2 votes
10.0/10
1 votes

Sound quality

8.5/10
2 votes
10.0/10
1 votes

Value for money

8.0/10
2 votes
8.0/10
1 votes

Comfort

7.5/10
2 votes
10.0/10
1 votes

Noise isolation

7.0/10
1 votes
4.0/10
1 votes

Comments

vlk

vlk

1 year ago

7 / 10

if you have a big head you will break it

vlk

vlk

1 year ago

7 / 10

after using extremely heavy duty glue and 100 mile an hour tape it's a 5 star product

Pros

  • it works

Cons

  • it dose not fit big heads
1 users found this helpful
Cyber

Cyber

6 months ago

10 / 10

very good Headphones

Cyber

Cyber

6 months ago

10 / 10

Pros

  • great sound
  • comfortable
  • durable

Cons

  • non detachable cable
  • no braided cable
0 users found this helpful

Design

Fit

Over-ear

Over-ear

The fit of the headphones.
weight

250g

450g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
has a detachable cable
βœ”Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ”Focal Clear
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Ingress Protection (IP) rating

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Focal Clear)

The first number of the IP rating refers to protection against dust, while the second number refers to protection against liquid. E.g. a first number of 6 denotes that it is completely dustproof, and a second number of 7 denotes that the device can withstand full immersion in water.
can be folded
βœ–Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ–Focal Clear
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
has a tangle free cable
βœ–Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ–Focal Clear
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
travel bag is included
βœ–Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ”Focal Clear
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
has an open-back design
βœ”Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ”Focal Clear
The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
is dustproof and water-resistant
βœ–Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ–Focal Clear
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

Sound quality

has active noise cancellation (ANC)
βœ–Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ–Focal Clear
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.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
highest frequency

35000Hz

28000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
impedance

250 Ohms

55 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.
sound pressure level

96dB/mW

104dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
has a neodymium magnet
βœ–Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ–Focal Clear
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
has passive noise reduction
βœ–Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ–Focal Clear
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Power

Battery life

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Focal Clear)

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
charge time

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Focal Clear)

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
Has USB Type-C
βœ–Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ–Focal Clear
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
has a battery level indicator
βœ–Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ–Focal Clear
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
has wireless charging
βœ–Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ–Focal Clear
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
battery power

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Focal Clear)

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
has a rechargeable battery
βœ–Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ–Focal Clear
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
has a removable battery
βœ–Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ–Focal Clear
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

Connectivity

Wired

Wired

The connectivity type of the headphones.
has aptX Lossless
βœ–Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ–Focal Clear
aptX Lossless is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It supports high quality 16-bit/44.1kHz audio (at a maximum bit rate of 1200kbps). This codec provides CD-quality audio without any loss of data.

Features

has a noise-canceling microphone
βœ–Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ–Focal Clear
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
has ambient sound mode
βœ–Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ–Focal Clear
Ambient sound mode uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard. It’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re jogging but still want to be able to hear traffic.
has in/on-ear detection
βœ–Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ–Focal Clear
Sensors can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused, saving battery life.
number of microphones

0

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Focal Clear)

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
has a mute function
βœ–Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ–Focal Clear
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
control panel placed on a device
βœ–Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ–Focal Clear
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.
can be used as a headset
βœ–Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ–Focal Clear
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
Has an in-line control panel
βœ”Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ–Focal Clear
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
warranty period

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Focal Clear)

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. Note: This may vary by region.

Miscellaneous

has a 3.5mm male connector
βœ”Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro
βœ”Focal Clear
This audio plug allows you to connect to a range of devices which use a standard 3.5mm jack.

Price comparison

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro

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Focal Clear

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