84points

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

93points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

63points

Sennheiser OCX 685i

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
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Marshall Monitor Bluetooth vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sennheiser OCX 685i

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser OCX 685i
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser OCX 685i

Why is Marshall Monitor Bluetooth better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 & Sennheiser OCX 685i?

  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Sennheiser OCX 685i?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a mute function

Why is Sennheiser OCX 685i better than Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Lowest frequency
    18Hzvs20,20Hz
  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs28,32 Ohms
  • Sound pressure level
    120dB/mWvs98,93dB/mW
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Weather sealed
  • Has an earbud form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser OCX 685i

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
Sennheiser OCX 685i

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
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser OCX 685i

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
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser OCX 685i

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

5.has a tangle free cable
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser OCX 685i

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

6.has an in-ear form
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser OCX 685i

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.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

20Hz

20Hz

18Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser OCX 685i

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

120dB/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
Sennheiser OCX 685i

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

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

6.impedance

28 Ohms

32 Ohms

16 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
Sennheiser OCX 685i

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser OCX 685i

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser OCX 685i

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
Sennheiser OCX 685i

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser OCX 685i

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
Sennheiser OCX 685i

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.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

4.Has WiFi
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser OCX 685i

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
Sennheiser OCX 685i

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.can be used as a headset
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser OCX 685i

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.has an in-line control panel
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser OCX 685i

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

4.number of microphones

1

2

1

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser OCX 685i

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

6.has a mute function
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser OCX 685i

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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