52points

JVC HA-MR55X

62points

Skullcandy Hesh 2

JVC HA-MR55X
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JVC HA-MR55X vs Skullcandy Hesh 2

JVC HA-MR55X
Skullcandy Hesh 2
JVC HA-MR55X
Skullcandy Hesh 2

Why is JVC HA-MR55X better than Skullcandy Hesh 2?

  • 12Hz lower low-frequency
    8Hzvs20Hz

Why is Skullcandy Hesh 2 better than JVC HA-MR55X?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 138g lighter
    180gvs318g
  • 1 Ohms lower impedance
    35 Ohmsvs36 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Travel bag is included

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
JVC HA-MR55X
Skullcandy Hesh 2

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
JVC HA-MR55X
Skullcandy Hesh 2

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
JVC HA-MR55X
Skullcandy Hesh 2

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

4.weight

318g

180g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.travel bag is included
JVC HA-MR55X
Skullcandy Hesh 2

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

6.has a straight plug
JVC HA-MR55X
Skullcandy Hesh 2

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

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

8Hz

20Hz

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

23000Hz

20000Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
JVC HA-MR55X
Skullcandy Hesh 2

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

107dB/mW

105dB/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
JVC HA-MR55X
Skullcandy Hesh 2

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.impedance

36 Ohms

35 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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JVC HA-MR55X
Skullcandy Hesh 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
JVC HA-MR55X
Skullcandy Hesh 2

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
JVC HA-MR55X
Skullcandy Hesh 2

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

2.can be used as a headset
JVC HA-MR55X
Skullcandy Hesh 2

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.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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