55points

Brainwavz HM9

59points

Erato Rio 3

Brainwavz HM9
Comparison winner
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42 facts in comparison

Brainwavz HM9 vs Erato Rio 3

Brainwavz HM9
Erato Rio 3
55
points
Brainwavz HM9
59
points
Erato Rio 3

Why is Brainwavz HM9 better than Erato Rio 3?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    24000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs20Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    104dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 25.8mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    40mmvs14.2mm
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?

Why is Erato Rio 3 better than Brainwavz HM9?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?

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 HM9
Erato Rio 3
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 HM9
Erato Rio 3
3.has a detachable cable
?

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

Brainwavz HM9
Erato Rio 3
4.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

Brainwavz HM9
Erato Rio 3
5.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

For example

Jabra Elite 75t

Brainwavz HM9
Erato Rio 3
6.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Brainwavz HM9
Erato Rio 3

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-Z1

120000Hz

24000Hz

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

20Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

104dB/mW

100dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

Brainwavz HM9
Erato Rio 3
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

40 Ohms

32 Ohms

6.driver unit size
?

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1060

106mm

40mm

14.2mm

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Brainwavz HM9
Erato Rio 3
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Brainwavz HM9
Erato Rio 3
3.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9

Brainwavz HM9
Erato Rio 3

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Brainwavz HM9
Erato Rio 3
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 HM9
Erato Rio 3
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

Cleer Enduro 100

Brainwavz HM9
Erato Rio 3
4.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Brainwavz HM9
Erato Rio 3

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 apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

Brainwavz HM9
Erato Rio 3
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.

Brainwavz HM9
Erato Rio 3
3.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

1

4.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 HM9
Erato Rio 3
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

Jabra Elite 75t

Brainwavz HM9
Erato Rio 3
6.Has voice prompts
?

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.

Brainwavz HM9
Erato Rio 3

Miscellaneous

1.has a removable microphone
?

The microphone can be attached or detached if necessary.

For example

Creative SXFI Air

Brainwavz HM9
Erato Rio 3
2.is reversible
?

This is a monaural device which could be used for both ears.

Brainwavz HM9
Erato Rio 3
3.Has a wind noise reduction microphone
?

A wind noise reduction microphone is designed to reduce wind interference, providing sharper audio in windy situations.

For example

JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Heart Rate

Brainwavz HM9
Erato Rio 3

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