41points

Fostex TH-900

61points

Sony MDR-Z7

Fostex TH-900
Comparison winner
Sony MDR-Z7
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15 facts in comparison

Fostex TH-900 vs Sony MDR-Z7

Fostex TH-900
Sony MDR-Z7
41
points
Fostex TH-900
61
points
Sony MDR-Z7

Why is Fostex TH-900 better than Sony MDR-Z7?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 45 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    25 Ohmsvs70 Ohms
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-Z7 better than Fostex TH-900?

  • 55000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    100000Hzvs45000Hz
  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs5Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    102dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 65g lighter
    335gvs400g
  • 20mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    70mmvs50mm

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

Fostex TH-900
Sony MDR-Z7
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

Fostex TH-900
Sony MDR-Z7
3.has a detachable cable
?

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

Fostex TH-900
Sony MDR-Z7
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

400g

335g

5.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Fostex TH-900
Sony MDR-Z7
6.cable length
?

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

3m

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

45000Hz

100000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

5Hz

4Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

100dB/mW

102dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

Fostex TH-900
Sony MDR-Z7
5.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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

25 Ohms

70 Ohms

6.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.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

50mm

70mm

Connectivity

1.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-900
Sony MDR-Z7

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