44points

Focal Clear

61points

Sony MDR-Z1R

Focal Clear
Sony MDR-Z1R
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19 facts in comparison

Focal Clear vs Sony MDR-Z1R

Focal Clear
Sony MDR-Z1R

Why is Focal Clear better than Sony MDR-Z1R?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    104dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 9 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    55 Ohmsvs64 Ohms
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-Z1R better than Focal Clear?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs5Hz
  • 92000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    120000Hzvs28000Hz
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 30.1mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    70.1mmvs40mm
  • 65g lighter
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    385gvs450g
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

Focal Clear

Buy used:

$391.21

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Focal Clear AmazonFocal Clear Over-Ear High-Resolution Aud...Focal Clear Over-Ear High-Resolution Audiophile Headphones (Gray)
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$1,420.00
Focal Clear AmazonFocal Clear Professional Open-Back Over-...Focal Clear Professional Open-Back Over-Ear Headphones (Red/Black)
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$1,490.00
Focal Clear AmazonFocal HPStand - Headphone Stand for Utop...Focal HPStand - Headphone Stand for Utopia, Clear, and Elear Headphones
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$349.00
Focal Clear AmazonFocal Stellia Closed-Back Circum-Aural O...Focal Stellia Closed-Back Circum-Aural Over-Ear Headphones (Cognac)
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$2,990.00
Focal Clear AmazonHIFIMAN Arya Full-Size Over Ear Planar M...HIFIMAN Arya Full-Size Over Ear Planar Magnetic Audiophile Adjustable Headphone
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$1,599.00
Focal Clear AmazonFocal Clear Headphones & Accessories Bun...Focal Clear Headphones & Accessories Bundle Clear Headphones, Headphone Stand & Rigid Carry Case
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$1,988.00
Focal Clear AmazonÆON Flow Closed Back Headphone
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$649.00
Focal Clear AmazonFocal Elegia Closed-Back Circum-Aural He...Focal Elegia Closed-Back Circum-Aural Headphones (Black)
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$549.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Focal Clear
Sony MDR-Z1R
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
Focal Clear
Sony MDR-Z1R
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
Focal Clear
Sony MDR-Z1R
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

450g

385g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.can be folded
Focal Clear
Sony MDR-Z1R
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Focal Clear
Sony MDR-Z1R
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

4Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

28000Hz

120000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Focal Clear
Sony MDR-Z1R
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.
4.sound pressure level

104dB/mW

100dB/mW

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

55 Ohms

64 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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Focal Clear
Sony MDR-Z1R
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Focal Clear
Sony MDR-Z1R
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Focal Clear
Sony MDR-Z1R
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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