48points

Etymotic mc5

97points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

92points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

88points

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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Etymotic mc5 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC vs Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Etymotic mc5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Etymotic mc5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Why is Etymotic mc5 better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC & Sennheiser Momentum Wireless?

  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32,18,28 Ohms
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Etymotic mc5 & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC & Sennheiser Momentum Wireless?

  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a mute function

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than Etymotic mc5 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sennheiser Momentum Wireless?

    Why is Sennheiser Momentum Wireless better than Etymotic mc5 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

    • Lowest frequency
      16Hzvs20,20,18Hz
    • Has a noise canceling microphone

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    Etymotic mc5
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
    Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

    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 over-the-ear form
    Etymotic mc5
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
    Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

    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.

    3.has a detachable cable
    Etymotic mc5
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
    Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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

    4.can be folded
    Etymotic mc5
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
    Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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

    5.has a tangle free cable
    Etymotic mc5
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
    Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

    The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

    For example

    SoundMagic E11C

    6.has an in-ear form
    Etymotic mc5
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
    Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

    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.

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    Sound quality

    1.highest frequency

    15000Hz

    20000Hz

    22000Hz

    22000Hz

    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

    18Hz

    16Hz

    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
    Etymotic mc5
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
    Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

    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

    100dB/mW

    93dB/mW

    113dB/mW

    113dB/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.has a neodymium magnet
    Etymotic mc5
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
    Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

    Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

    6.impedance

    16 Ohms

    32 Ohms

    18 Ohms

    28 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 mc5
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
    Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    Etymotic mc5
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
    Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    Etymotic mc5
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
    Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    Etymotic mc5
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
    Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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

    3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    Etymotic mc5
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
    Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

    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.

    4.Has WiFi
    Etymotic mc5
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
    Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

    The device can connect to WiFi.

    For example

    Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    Etymotic mc5
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
    Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

    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.can be used as a headset
    Etymotic mc5
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
    Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

    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.has a noise canceling microphone
    Etymotic mc5
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
    Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

    These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

    4.has a mute function
    Etymotic mc5
    Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
    Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

    The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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