35points

Koss PRO3AA

70points

Sony MDR-1000X

Koss PRO3AA
Sony MDR-1000X
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20 facts in comparison

Koss PRO3AA vs Sony MDR-1000X

Koss PRO3AA
Sony MDR-1000X

Why is Koss PRO3AA better than Sony MDR-1000X?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Sony MDR-1000X better than Koss PRO3AA?

  • 11Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs15Hz
  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    103dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
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    46 Ohmsvs60 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Can be used as a headset
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Price comparison

Sony MDR-1000X

Buy used:

$119.95

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-1000X AmazonSony MDR-1000X Noise Cancelling, Bluetoo...Sony MDR-1000X Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone, Black (International Version with Full Warranty)
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$370.96
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$62.97

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Koss PRO3AA
Sony MDR-1000X
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
Koss PRO3AA
Sony MDR-1000X
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
Koss PRO3AA
Sony MDR-1000X
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.can be folded
Koss PRO3AA
Sony MDR-1000X
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
5.travel bag is included
Koss PRO3AA
Sony MDR-1000X
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has an L-shaped plug
Koss PRO3AA
Sony MDR-1000X
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.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

4Hz

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

20000Hz

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 PRO3AA
Sony MDR-1000X
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Koss PRO3AA
Sony MDR-1000X
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
5.sound pressure level

100dB/mW

103dB/mW

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

60 Ohms

46 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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Koss PRO3AA
Sony MDR-1000X
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Koss PRO3AA
Sony MDR-1000X
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Koss PRO3AA
Sony MDR-1000X
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Koss PRO3AA
Sony MDR-1000X
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.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Koss PRO3AA
Sony MDR-1000X
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.control panel placed on a device
Koss PRO3AA
Sony MDR-1000X
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.

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