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Etymotic HF2

49points

etymotic HF3

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Etymotic HF2 vs etymotic HF3

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Why is Etymotic HF2 better than etymotic HF3?

    Why is etymotic HF3 better than Etymotic HF2?

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
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    etymotic HF3

    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 in-ear form
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    etymotic HF3

    The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

    3.has included ear pads
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    etymotic HF3

    Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

    4.travel bag is included
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    etymotic HF3

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

    5.cable length

    1.2m

    1.2m

    A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

    Best

    Pioneer SE-A1000

    6m

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    Sound quality

    1.highest frequency

    15000Hz

    15000Hz

    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

    20Hz

    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
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    etymotic HF3

    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

    105dB/mW

    105dB/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.impedance

    16 Ohms

    16 Ohms

    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

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    Connectivity

    1.has a 3.5mm male connector
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    etymotic HF3

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

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    Features

    1.has an in-line control panel
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    etymotic HF3

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

    2.can be used as a headset
    Etymotic HF2
    etymotic HF3

    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.number of microphones

    1

    1

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

    Best

    Parrot Zik Sport

    8

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