59points

Furutech Alpha Design Labs H118

64points

M-Audio Studiophile Q40

Furutech Alpha Design Labs H118
M-Audio Studiophile Q40
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Furutech Alpha Design Labs H118 vs M-Audio Studiophile Q40

Furutech Alpha Design Labs H118
M-Audio Studiophile Q40
59
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Furutech Alpha Design Labs H118
64
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M-Audio Studiophile Q40

Why is Furutech Alpha Design Labs H118 better than M-Audio Studiophile Q40?

  • 5g lighter
    245gvs250g
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

Why is M-Audio Studiophile Q40 better than Furutech Alpha Design Labs H118?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 18dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    116dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    64 Ohmsvs68 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Travel bag is included
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  • 0.6mm bigger diaphragm
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    40.6mmvs40mm

Price comparison

Design

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

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M-Audio Studiophile Q40
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

Furutech Alpha Design Labs H118
M-Audio Studiophile Q40
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Furutech Alpha Design Labs H118
M-Audio Studiophile Q40
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

245g

250g

5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Furutech Alpha Design Labs H118
M-Audio Studiophile Q40
6.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Furutech Alpha Design Labs H118
M-Audio Studiophile Q40

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

20Hz

10Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

98dB/mW

116dB/mW

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

Furutech Alpha Design Labs H118
M-Audio Studiophile Q40
5.impedance
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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

68 Ohms

64 Ohms

6.driver unit size
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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1060

106mm

40mm

40mm

Connectivity

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

Furutech Alpha Design Labs H118
M-Audio Studiophile Q40

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