50points

Etymotic hf5

83points

JBL Duet BT

Etymotic hf5
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Etymotic hf5 vs JBL Duet BT

Etymotic hf5
JBL Duet BT
Etymotic hf5
JBL Duet BT

Why is Etymotic hf5 better than JBL Duet BT?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 155.3g lighter
    28gvs183.3g
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is JBL Duet BT better than Etymotic hf5?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    20000Hzvs15000Hz
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    111dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Etymotic hf5
JBL Duet BT

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 a detachable cable
Etymotic hf5
JBL Duet BT

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

3.weight

28g

183.3g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has an in-ear form
Etymotic hf5
JBL Duet BT

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.

5.can be folded
Etymotic hf5
JBL Duet BT

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has a tangle free cable
Etymotic hf5
JBL Duet BT

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.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

2.highest frequency

15000Hz

20000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Etymotic hf5
JBL Duet BT

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

111dB/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

32 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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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Etymotic hf5
JBL Duet BT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
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JBL Duet BT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Etymotic hf5
JBL Duet BT

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Etymotic hf5
JBL Duet BT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Etymotic hf5
JBL Duet BT

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

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
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JBL Duet BT

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Etymotic hf5
JBL Duet BT

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

3.can be used as a headset
Etymotic hf5
JBL Duet BT

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.

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