85points

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

0points

Status OB-1

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
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Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Status OB-1
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Marshall Monitor Bluetooth vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Status OB-1

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Status OB-1

Why is Marshall Monitor Bluetooth better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Status OB-1?

  • Weight
    271gvs289,388.4g
  • Impedance
    28 Ohmsvs32,54 Ohms
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Status OB-1?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Travel bag is included
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has a mute function

Why is Status OB-1 better than Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Highest frequency
    30000Hzvs20000,20000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    15Hzvs20,20Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Driver unit size
    42mmvs40,40mm
  • Has an open-back design

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Status OB-1

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
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Status OB-1

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.weight

271g

289g

388.4g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Status OB-1

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

5.has an in-ear form
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Status OB-1

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.

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

6.can be folded
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Status OB-1

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

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

20Hz

15Hz

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

20000Hz

20000Hz

30000Hz

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
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Status OB-1

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

98dB/mW

93dB/mW

95dB/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
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Status OB-1

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

28 Ohms

32 Ohms

54 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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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Status OB-1

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Status OB-1

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Status OB-1

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Status OB-1

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Status OB-1

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Status OB-1

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.

4.Has WiFi
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Status OB-1

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Status OB-1

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.has an in-line control panel
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Status OB-1

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

3.can be used as a headset
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Status OB-1

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.

4.number of microphones

1

2

0

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.warranty period

12

2

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

6.has a noise canceling microphone
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Status OB-1

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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