40points

Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE

37points

Sennheiser RS 170

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Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE vs Sennheiser RS 170

Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Sennheiser RS 170

Why is Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE better than Sennheiser RS 170?

  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
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    12Hzvs18Hz
  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
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    23000Hzvs21000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
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  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Why is Sennheiser RS 170 better than Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    110dB/mWvs107dB/mW
  • 15 Ohms lower impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a removable battery
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Price comparison

Sennheiser RS 170

Buy used:

$219.99

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser RS 170 AmazonSennheiser RS 195 RF Wireless Headphone ...Sennheiser RS 195 RF Wireless Headphone System
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$339.99
Sennheiser RS 170 AmazonSennheiser RS 135 On-Ear Wireless RF Hea...Sennheiser RS 135 On-Ear Wireless RF Headphones with Charging Cradle
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$98.00
Sennheiser RS 170 AmazonSennheiser RS 5000 Digital Wireless Head...Sennheiser RS 5000 Digital Wireless Headphones for TV Listening - Black
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$240.65
Sennheiser RS 170 AmazonSennheiser HDR 120 Accessory RF Wireless...Sennheiser HDR 120 Accessory RF Wireless Headphone for RS 120 System
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$79.95
Sennheiser RS 170 AmazonSennheiser RS 2000 Digital Wireless Head...Sennheiser RS 2000 Digital Wireless Headphone for TV Listening - Black
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$179.95
Sennheiser RS 170 AmazonSennheiser RS 165 RF Wireless Headphone ...Sennheiser RS 165 RF Wireless Headphone System
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$69.00
Sennheiser RS 170 AmazonSennheiser HDR 175 Accessory RF Wireless...Sennheiser HDR 175 Accessory RF Wireless Headphone for RS 175 System
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$117.00
Sennheiser RS 170 AmazonSennheiser RS 160 RF Wireless Headphones...Sennheiser RS 160 RF Wireless Headphones
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$69.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Sennheiser RS 170
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
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Sennheiser RS 170
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
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Sennheiser RS 170
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Sennheiser RS 170
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Sennheiser RS 170
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

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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.

Sound quality

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

23000Hz

21000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Sennheiser RS 170
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Sennheiser RS 170
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.
5.sound pressure level

107dB/mW

110dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Sennheiser RS 170
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.Battery life

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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.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Sennheiser RS 170
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Sennheiser RS 170
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.battery power

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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.
6.Has USB Type-C
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Sennheiser RS 170
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Sennheiser RS 170
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

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Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Sennheiser RS 170
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Sennheiser RS 170
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
5.maximum Bluetooth range

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The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Sennheiser RS 170
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Sennheiser RS 170
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.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Sennheiser RS 170
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Sennheiser RS 170
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Sennheiser RS 170
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Price comparison

Sennheiser RS 170

Buy used:

$219.99

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser RS 170 AmazonSennheiser RS 195 RF Wireless Headphone ...Sennheiser RS 195 RF Wireless Headphone System
Amazon logo
$339.99
Sennheiser RS 170 AmazonSennheiser RS 135 On-Ear Wireless RF Hea...Sennheiser RS 135 On-Ear Wireless RF Headphones with Charging Cradle
Amazon logo
$98.00
Sennheiser RS 170 AmazonSennheiser RS 5000 Digital Wireless Head...Sennheiser RS 5000 Digital Wireless Headphones for TV Listening - Black
Amazon logo
$240.65
Sennheiser RS 170 AmazonSennheiser HDR 120 Accessory RF Wireless...Sennheiser HDR 120 Accessory RF Wireless Headphone for RS 120 System
Amazon logo
$79.95
Sennheiser RS 170 AmazonSennheiser RS 2000 Digital Wireless Head...Sennheiser RS 2000 Digital Wireless Headphone for TV Listening - Black
Amazon logo
$179.95
Sennheiser RS 170 AmazonSennheiser RS 165 RF Wireless Headphone ...Sennheiser RS 165 RF Wireless Headphone System
Amazon logo
$69.00
Sennheiser RS 170 AmazonSennheiser HDR 175 Accessory RF Wireless...Sennheiser HDR 175 Accessory RF Wireless Headphone for RS 175 System
Amazon logo
$117.00
Sennheiser RS 170 AmazonSennheiser RS 160 RF Wireless Headphones...Sennheiser RS 160 RF Wireless Headphones
Amazon logo
$69.00

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