85points

JBL Duet BT

53points

Sennheiser HD 429s

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JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser HD 429s
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JBL Duet BT vs Sennheiser HD 429s

JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser HD 429s
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser HD 429s
85
points
53
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Why is JBL Duet BT better than Sennheiser HD 429s?

  • 35.7g lighter
    183.3gvs219g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a battery level indicator

Why is Sennheiser HD 429s better than JBL Duet BT?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    18Hzvs20Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a straight plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser HD 429s

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
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser HD 429s

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

3.weight

183.3g

219g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.can be folded
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser HD 429s

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

5.has a tangle free cable
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser HD 429s

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.travel bag is included
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser HD 429s

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

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

18Hz

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
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser HD 429s

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

111dB/mW

110dB/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.impedance

32 Ohms

32 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.has a neodymium magnet
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser HD 429s

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser HD 429s

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser HD 429s

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser HD 429s

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser HD 429s

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser HD 429s

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
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser HD 429s

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
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser HD 429s

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
JBL Duet BT
Sennheiser HD 429s

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

4.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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