55points

Imation TDK ST800

87points

Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Imation TDK ST800
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Imation TDK ST800 vs Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Imation TDK ST800
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Imation TDK ST800
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Why is Imation TDK ST800 better than Sony MDR-ZX770BN?

  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Sony MDR-ZX770BN better than Imation TDK ST800?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 12Hz lower low-frequency
    8Hzvs20Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 177 Ohms lower impedance
    23 Ohmsvs200 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Imation TDK ST800
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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
Imation TDK ST800
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.has a detachable cable
Imation TDK ST800
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

4.travel bag is included
Imation TDK ST800
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

5.has an L-shaped plug
Imation TDK ST800
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.

6.has a straight plug
Imation TDK ST800
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

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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

8Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Imation TDK ST800
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

104dB/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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Imation TDK ST800
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

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 battery level indicator
Imation TDK ST800
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Imation TDK ST800
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Imation TDK ST800
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Imation TDK ST800
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Imation TDK ST800
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Imation TDK ST800
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Imation TDK ST800
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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
Imation TDK ST800
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Imation TDK ST800
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Imation TDK ST800
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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