51points

Etymotic hf5

61points

Klipsch X11i

Etymotic hf5
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Etymotic hf5 vs Klipsch X11i

Etymotic hf5
Klipsch X11i
Etymotic hf5
Klipsch X11i
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61
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Why is Etymotic hf5 better than Klipsch X11i?

  • 34 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Klipsch X11i better than Etymotic hf5?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    19000Hzvs15000Hz
  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs20Hz
  • 18g lighter
    10gvs28g
  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    110dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-line control panel

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Etymotic hf5
Klipsch X11i

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.weight

28g

10g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has a tangle free cable
Etymotic hf5
Klipsch X11i

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

4.has included ear pads
Etymotic hf5
Klipsch X11i

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.travel bag is included
Etymotic hf5
Klipsch X11i

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

6.has an in-ear form
Etymotic hf5
Klipsch X11i

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.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

5Hz

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

19000Hz

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.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

110dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Etymotic hf5
Klipsch X11i

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

5.impedance

16 Ohms

50 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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Etymotic hf5
Klipsch X11i

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Etymotic hf5
Klipsch X11i

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Etymotic hf5
Klipsch X11i

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

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