37points

Fostex TH-7

54points

Sony MDR 7506

Fostex TH-7
Sony MDR 7506
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Fostex TH-7 vs Sony MDR 7506

Fostex TH-7
Sony MDR 7506
37
points
Fostex TH-7
54
points
Sony MDR 7506

Why is Fostex TH-7 better than Sony MDR 7506?

  • 15000Hz higher high-frequency
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    35000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has an on-ear form
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Why is Sony MDR 7506 better than Fostex TH-7?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    106dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • 7 Ohms lower impedance
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    63 Ohmsvs70 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 30g lighter
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    230gvs260g
  • Can be folded
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  • Travel bag is included
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Price comparison

Sony MDR 7506

Buy used:

$43.12

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Fostex TH-7
Sony MDR 7506
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
Sony MDR 7506
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.weight

260g

230g

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.
4.can be folded
Fostex TH-7
Sony MDR 7506
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
5.travel bag is included
Fostex TH-7
Sony MDR 7506
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has an on-ear form
Fostex TH-7
Sony MDR 7506
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.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

10Hz

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

35000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Fostex TH-7
Sony MDR 7506
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.sound pressure level

98dB/mW

106dB/mW

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

70 Ohms

63 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
Fostex TH-7
Sony MDR 7506
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.has a 3.5mm male connector
Fostex TH-7
Sony MDR 7506
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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