53points

Bowers & Wilkins C5

84points

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

Bowers & Wilkins C5
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Bowers & Wilkins C5 vs Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

Bowers & Wilkins C5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

Why is Bowers & Wilkins C5 better than Marshall Monitor Bluetooth?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 251g lighter
    20gvs271g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Marshall Monitor Bluetooth better than Bowers & Wilkins C5?

  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
    28 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • 31mm bigger driver unit
    40mmvs9mm
  • Control panel placed on a device

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

4.weight

20g

271g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has a tangle free cable
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

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.lowest frequency

10Hz

20Hz

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

4.sound pressure level

118dB/mW

98dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.driver unit size

9mm

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

6.has a neodymium magnet
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

4.Has WiFi
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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 an in-line control panel
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Bowers & Wilkins C5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

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