Fostex TH-5
Top 48%334 points
Top 48%
Lowest frequency
Number of headphones
lowmidhigh
Top 90%
315 headphones
17.5Hz - 25.75Hz
NaN% of all headphonesYes
No
lowest frequency
highest frequency
impedance
sound pressure level
weight

Fostex TH-5: 12 facts and highlights

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
20000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
20Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz

3. weight

250g
AKG IP2: 3g

4. impedance

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.
44Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms

5. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
96dB/mW
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 130dB/mW

6. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Fostex TH-5
73% have it

7. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
30mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm

8. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Fostex TH-5
54% have it

9. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Fostex TH-5
73% have it

10. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.20m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m

11. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
Fostex TH-5
22% have it

12. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Fostex TH-5
87% have it

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