57points

Brainwavz HM9

60points

SoundMagic ES18S

Brainwavz HM9
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39 facts in comparison

Brainwavz HM9 vs SoundMagic ES18S

Brainwavz HM9
SoundMagic ES18S
57
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Brainwavz HM9
60
points
SoundMagic ES18S

Why is Brainwavz HM9 better than SoundMagic ES18S?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    24000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs15Hz
  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    104dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • 30mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    40mmvs10mm
  • 23 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    24vs1

Why is SoundMagic ES18S better than Brainwavz HM9?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 24 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • 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
SoundMagic ES18S
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
SoundMagic ES18S
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
SoundMagic ES18S
4.sweat resistant
?

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

For example

Jaybird Vista

Brainwavz HM9
SoundMagic ES18S
5.travel bag is included
?

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

Brainwavz HM9
SoundMagic ES18S
6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and consume less storage space.

Brainwavz HM9
SoundMagic ES18S

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

24000Hz

22000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

15Hz

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 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.

Brainwavz HM9
SoundMagic ES18S
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

16 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 HM9
SoundMagic ES18S

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM9
SoundMagic ES18S
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM9
SoundMagic ES18S
3.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Brainwavz HM9
SoundMagic ES18S

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM9
SoundMagic ES18S
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
SoundMagic ES18S
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 HM9
SoundMagic ES18S
4.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Brainwavz HM9
SoundMagic ES18S

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 HM9
SoundMagic ES18S
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 HM9
SoundMagic ES18S
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

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
SoundMagic ES18S
5.warranty period
?

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 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 HM9
SoundMagic ES18S

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