38points

Fostex TH-7

35points

Grado SR80e

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Fostex TH-7 vs Grado SR80e

Fostex TH-7
Grado SR80e
Fostex TH-7
Grado SR80e
38
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35
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Why is Fostex TH-7 better than Grado SR80e?

  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Grado SR80e better than Fostex TH-7?

  • 38 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs70 Ohms
  • 1.8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    99.8dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • 0.8m longer cable
    2mvs1.2m
  • Has an open-back design

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Fostex TH-7
Grado SR80e

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
Fostex TH-7
Grado SR80e

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 an on-ear form
Fostex TH-7
Grado SR80e

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.

4.has a straight plug
Fostex TH-7
Grado SR80e

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

5.cable length

1.2m

2m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

6.has an open-back design
Fostex TH-7
Grado SR80e

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

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.sound pressure level

98dB/mW

99.8dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.impedance

70 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Fostex TH-7
Grado SR80e

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

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