50points

JVC HA-SX500

45points

Sennheiser RS 170

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JVC HA-SX500 vs Sennheiser RS 170

JVC HA-SX500
Sennheiser RS 170
50
points
JVC HA-SX500
45
points
Sennheiser RS 170

Why is JVC HA-SX500 better than Sennheiser RS 170?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    24000Hzvs21000Hz
  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    11Hzvs18Hz
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    112dB/mWvs110dB/mW
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?

Why is Sennheiser RS 170 better than JVC HA-SX500?

  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • 24mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    40mmvs16mm
  • Has a removable battery
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

JVC HA-SX500
Sennheiser RS 170
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

JVC HA-SX500
Sennheiser RS 170
3.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

JVC HA-SX500
Sennheiser RS 170
4.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

JVC HA-SX500
Sennheiser RS 170
5.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

JVC HA-SX500
Sennheiser RS 170
6.has an in-ear form
?

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

JVC HA-SX500
Sennheiser RS 170

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

24000Hz

21000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

11Hz

18Hz

3.sound pressure level
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Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

112dB/mW

110dB/mW

4.impedance
?

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

16 Ohms

32 Ohms

5.driver unit size
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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

16mm

40mm

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

JVC HA-SX500
Sennheiser RS 170

Power

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

JVC HA-SX500
Sennheiser RS 170

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

JVC HA-SX500
Sennheiser RS 170
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

JVC HA-SX500
Sennheiser RS 170

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