36points

Koss PortaPro KTC

45points

Sony XBA-H3

Koss PortaPro KTC
Sony XBA-H3
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15 facts in comparison

Koss PortaPro KTC vs Sony XBA-H3

Koss PortaPro KTC
Sony XBA-H3

Why is Koss PortaPro KTC better than Sony XBA-H3?

  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Why is Sony XBA-H3 better than Koss PortaPro KTC?

  • 12Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    3Hzvs15Hz
  • 15000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs25000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    107dB/mWvs101dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 20 Ohms lower impedance
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    40 Ohmsvs60 Ohms
  • Has an in-ear form
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Price comparison

Sony XBA-H3

ProductStorePrice
Sony XBA-H3 AmazonSony IER-M9 in-Ear Monitor Headphones
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$998.00
Sony XBA-H3 AmazonSONY XBA-N3AP Stereo in-Ear Headphones
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$299.00
Sony XBA-H3 AmazonSony XBA-Z5 Balanced Armature Hi-Res Aud...Sony XBA-Z5 Balanced Armature Hi-Res Audio Stereo Ear Receiver (Japan Import)
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$545.00
Sony XBA-H3 AmazonSony Wireless Stereo Headset SBH24W - Bl...Sony Wireless Stereo Headset SBH24W - Black (Japan Domestic Genuine Products)
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$44.99
Sony XBA-H3 AmazonSONY Stereo Headphones MDR-Z1000 | Refer...SONY Stereo Headphones MDR-Z1000 | Reference Studio Monitor (Japan Import)
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$403.64
Sony XBA-H3 AmazonSony SONY Wireless Headphones WH-CH500: ...Sony SONY Wireless Headphones WH-CH500: Model Bluetooth-Enabled up to 20 Hours of Continuous Playback 2018 with a Microphone Black WH-CH500 BC
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$137.21
Sony XBA-H3 AmazonSony XBA-C10 Balanced Armature In-Earpho...Sony XBA-C10 Balanced Armature In-Earphone - Black
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$116.44
Sony XBA-H3 AmazonSony XBA-40/S Silver | Quad Balanced Arm...Sony XBA-40/S Silver | Quad Balanced Armature In-Ear Headphones (Japanese Import)
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$373.01

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Koss PortaPro KTC
Sony XBA-H3
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
Koss PortaPro KTC
Sony XBA-H3
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.can be folded
Koss PortaPro KTC
Sony XBA-H3
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
4.travel bag is included
Koss PortaPro KTC
Sony XBA-H3
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
5.has an in-ear form
Koss PortaPro KTC
Sony XBA-H3
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.
6.has an on-ear form
Koss PortaPro KTC
Sony XBA-H3
This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

3Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

25000Hz

40000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Koss PortaPro KTC
Sony XBA-H3
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

101dB/mW

107dB/mW

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

60 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.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Koss PortaPro KTC
Sony XBA-H3
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.Has an in-line control panel
Koss PortaPro KTC
Sony XBA-H3
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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