42points

Focal Elear

50points

Meze 99 Classics

Focal Elear
Meze 99 Classics
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18 facts in comparison

Focal Elear vs Meze 99 Classics

Focal Elear
Meze 99 Classics

Why is Focal Elear better than Meze 99 Classics?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs15Hz
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    104dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • 1.8m longer cable
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    3mvs1.2m
  • Has an open-back design
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Why is Meze 99 Classics better than Focal Elear?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
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    25000Hzvs23000Hz
  • 48 Ohms lower impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs80 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • 190g lighter
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    260gvs450g

Price comparison

Meze 99 Classics

ProductStorePrice
Meze 99 Classics AmazonMeze 99 Classics over-ear headphones ( W...Meze 99 Classics over-ear headphones ( Walnut Silver )
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$309.00
Meze 99 Classics AmazonMeze 99 Neo over-ear headphones ( Black ...Meze 99 Neo over-ear headphones ( Black Silver )
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$199.00
Meze 99 Classics AmazonCOWIN E7 PRO [2018 Upgraded] Active Nois...COWIN E7 PRO [2018 Upgraded] Active Noise Cancelling Headphone Bluetooth Headphones with Microphone Hi-Fi Deep Bass Wireless Headphones Over Ear 30H Playtime for Travel Work TV Computer Phone - Red
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$94.99
Meze 99 Classics AmazonPhilips Fidelio L2 Over-ear Premium Port...Philips Fidelio L2 Over-ear Premium Portable Headphones with In-line Mic, Noise Isolation, Hi-Res - Black/Orange (L2BO)
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$91.75
Meze 99 Classics AmazonMeze 12 Classics Iridium Premium High Fi...Meze 12 Classics Iridium Premium High Fidelity Wooden Earphones IEM's (Iridium)
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$79.00
Meze 99 Classics AmazonThe Meze Audio Headphone Couch
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$149.00
Meze 99 Classics AmazonMeze Rai Solo Unified Pistonic Motion Te...Meze Rai Solo Unified Pistonic Motion Technology
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$249.00
Meze 99 Classics AmazonSIVGA P-Ⅱ Over Ear Open Back Walnut Wood...SIVGA P-Ⅱ Over Ear Open Back Walnut Wood Planar Magnetic Headphone
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$399.00
Meze 99 Classics AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-MSR7GM SonicPro Over-...Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7GM SonicPro Over-Ear High-Resolution Audio Headphones, Gun Metal Gray
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$249.95
Meze 99 Classics AmazonSennheiser HD1 On-Ear Headphones for App...Sennheiser HD1 On-Ear Headphones for Apple Devices - Black
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$145.91

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Focal Elear
Meze 99 Classics
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 Elear
Meze 99 Classics
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 Elear
Meze 99 Classics
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

260g

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 Elear
Meze 99 Classics
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Focal Elear
Meze 99 Classics
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

15Hz

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

23000Hz

25000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.sound pressure level

104dB/mW

103dB/mW

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

80 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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Focal Elear
Meze 99 Classics
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.driver unit size

40mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Focal Elear
Meze 99 Classics
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Focal Elear
Meze 99 Classics
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
Focal Elear
Meze 99 Classics
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

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