41points

Brainwavz HM5

37points

Grado GS1000e

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36 facts in comparison

Brainwavz HM5 vs Grado GS1000e

Brainwavz HM5
Grado GS1000e
41
points
Brainwavz HM5
37
points
Grado GS1000e

Why is Brainwavz HM5 better than Grado GS1000e?

  • 5.2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs99.8dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • 23 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    24vs1

Why is Grado GS1000e better than Brainwavz HM5?

  • 8500Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    35000Hzvs26500Hz
  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    8Hzvs10Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 32 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs64 Ohms
  • 8mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs42mm
  • 0.7m longer cable
    ?

    2mvs1.3m
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.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.

Brainwavz HM5
Grado GS1000e
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

Brainwavz HM5
Grado GS1000e
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Brainwavz HM5
Grado GS1000e
4.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Brainwavz HM5
Grado GS1000e
5.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Brainwavz HM5
Grado GS1000e
6.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

For example

JBL T460BT

Brainwavz HM5
Grado GS1000e

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

26500Hz

35000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

10Hz

8Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

105dB/mW

99.8dB/mW

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

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Brainwavz HM5
Grado GS1000e
5.impedance
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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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

64 Ohms

32 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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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.

For example

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

Brainwavz HM5
Grado GS1000e

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Brainwavz HM5
Grado GS1000e
2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Brainwavz HM5
Grado GS1000e
3.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Brainwavz HM5
Grado GS1000e

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Brainwavz HM5
Grado GS1000e
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Brainwavz HM5
Grado GS1000e
3.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.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

Brainwavz HM5
Grado GS1000e
4.Has Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Brainwavz HM5
Grado GS1000e

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Brainwavz HM5
Grado GS1000e
2.control panel placed on a device
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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.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Brainwavz HM5
Grado GS1000e
3.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

Brainwavz HM5
Grado GS1000e
4.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Jabra Elite 75t

Brainwavz HM5
Grado GS1000e
5.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.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

24

1

6.Has voice prompts
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With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Brainwavz HM5
Grado GS1000e

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