45points

ifrogz Caliber Vanguard

60points

Sony MDR-RF985RK

ifrogz Caliber Vanguard
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ifrogz Caliber Vanguard vs Sony MDR-RF985RK

ifrogz Caliber Vanguard
Sony MDR-RF985RK
ifrogz Caliber Vanguard
Sony MDR-RF985RK
45
points
60
points

Why is ifrogz Caliber Vanguard better than Sony MDR-RF985RK?

  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony MDR-RF985RK better than ifrogz Caliber Vanguard?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    100dB/mWvs95dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
ifrogz Caliber Vanguard
Sony MDR-RF985RK

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 a detachable cable
ifrogz Caliber Vanguard
Sony MDR-RF985RK

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
ifrogz Caliber Vanguard
Sony MDR-RF985RK

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.

4.has a straight plug
ifrogz Caliber Vanguard
Sony MDR-RF985RK

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

22000Hz

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

10Hz

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

95dB/mW

100dB/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

32 Ohms

40 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

5.has a neodymium magnet
ifrogz Caliber Vanguard
Sony MDR-RF985RK

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

6.driver unit size

40mm

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
ifrogz Caliber Vanguard
Sony MDR-RF985RK

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
ifrogz Caliber Vanguard
Sony MDR-RF985RK

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
ifrogz Caliber Vanguard
Sony MDR-RF985RK

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
ifrogz Caliber Vanguard
Sony MDR-RF985RK

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.

2.can be used as a headset
ifrogz Caliber Vanguard
Sony MDR-RF985RK

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

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