46points

Fostex TH-600

90points

Philips SHB8750NC

Fostex TH-600
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Fostex TH-600 vs Philips SHB8750NC

Fostex TH-600
Philips SHB8750NC
Fostex TH-600
Philips SHB8750NC

Why is Fostex TH-600 better than Philips SHB8750NC?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs10Hz

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Fostex TH-600?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 144g lighter
    226gvs370g
  • 9 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs25 Ohms
  • 11dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    105dB/mWvs94dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset

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Design

1.weight

370g

226g

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Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

2.has a detachable cable
Fostex TH-600
Philips SHB8750NC

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

3.has stereo speakers
Fostex TH-600
Philips SHB8750NC

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

4.can be folded
Fostex TH-600
Philips SHB8750NC

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

5.has an over-the-ear form
Fostex TH-600
Philips SHB8750NC

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.

6.has included ear pads
Fostex TH-600
Philips SHB8750NC

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

45000Hz

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

5Hz

10Hz

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
Fostex TH-600
Philips SHB8750NC

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

4.impedance

25 Ohms

16 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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Fostex TH-600
Philips SHB8750NC

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.sound pressure level

94dB/mW

105dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Fostex TH-600
Philips SHB8750NC

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Fostex TH-600
Philips SHB8750NC

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Fostex TH-600
Philips SHB8750NC

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Fostex TH-600
Philips SHB8750NC

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Fostex TH-600
Philips SHB8750NC

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.

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
Fostex TH-600
Philips SHB8750NC

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.control panel placed on a device
Fostex TH-600
Philips SHB8750NC

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.

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