40points

Grado GS1000e

78points

Sony MDR-1ABT

Grado GS1000e
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Grado GS1000e vs Sony MDR-1ABT

Grado GS1000e
Sony MDR-1ABT
Grado GS1000e
Sony MDR-1ABT

Why is Grado GS1000e better than Sony MDR-1ABT?

  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Sony MDR-1ABT better than Grado GS1000e?

  • 65000Hz higher high-frequency
    100000Hzvs35000Hz
  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs8Hz
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 12g lighter
    300gvs312g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Grado GS1000e
Sony MDR-1ABT

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
Grado GS1000e
Sony MDR-1ABT

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

312g

300g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Grado GS1000e
Sony MDR-1ABT

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

5.travel bag is included
Grado GS1000e
Sony MDR-1ABT

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

6.has an L-shaped plug
Grado GS1000e
Sony MDR-1ABT

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

8Hz

4Hz

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

2.highest frequency

35000Hz

100000Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

99.8dB/mW

98dB/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.has a neodymium magnet
Grado GS1000e
Sony MDR-1ABT

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

5.impedance

32 Ohms

24 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

6.driver unit size

50mm

40mm

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

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Grado GS1000e
Sony MDR-1ABT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Grado GS1000e
Sony MDR-1ABT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Grado GS1000e
Sony MDR-1ABT

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Grado GS1000e
Sony MDR-1ABT

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.

4.Has WiFi
Grado GS1000e
Sony MDR-1ABT

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Grado GS1000e
Sony MDR-1ABT

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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