43points

Brainwavz HM5

62points

Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports

Brainwavz HM5
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Brainwavz HM5 vs Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports

Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports
43
points
Brainwavz HM5
62
points
Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports

Why is Brainwavz HM5 better than Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports?

  • 6500Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    26500Hzvs20000Hz
  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs18Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • 22 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    24vs2
  • 0.1m longer cable
    ?

    1.3mvs1.2m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports better than Brainwavz HM5?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 34 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    30 Ohmsvs64 Ohms
  • 15dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    120dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

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
Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports
2.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.

Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports
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
Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports
4.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports
5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and consume less storage space.

For example

JBL T460BT

Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports
6.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
Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports

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

20000Hz

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

18Hz

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

120dB/mW

4.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.

For example

Jaybird Vista

Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports
5.impedance
?

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

30 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
?

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
Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports
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
Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports
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
Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports
4.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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

Jaybird Vista

Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports
3.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.

Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports
4.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

2

5.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports
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

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM5
Sennheiser PMX 686 Sports

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