65points

Maxell NC-IV

51points

Panasonic RP-HT480C

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Maxell NC-IV vs Panasonic RP-HT480C

Maxell NC-IV
Panasonic RP-HT480C
65
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Maxell NC-IV
51
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Panasonic RP-HT480C

Why is Maxell NC-IV better than Panasonic RP-HT480C?

  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    106dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 476.2g lighter
    148.8gvs625g
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?
  • 0.6m longer cable
    ?

    1.8mvs1.2m
  • Has a removable battery
    ?

Why is Panasonic RP-HT480C better than Maxell NC-IV?

  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    30000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    8Hzvs10Hz
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • 16mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs34mm
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Price comparison

Design

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

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Panasonic RP-HT480C
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.

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Panasonic RP-HT480C
3.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

148.8g

625g

4.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

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Panasonic RP-HT480C
5.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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Panasonic RP-HT480C
6.has an L-shaped plug
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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.

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Panasonic RP-HT480C

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

22000Hz

30000Hz

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

10Hz

8Hz

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

106dB/mW

100dB/mW

4.impedance
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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

38 Ohms

24 Ohms

5.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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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.

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Panasonic RP-HT480C
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.

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Panasonic RP-HT480C

Power

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

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Panasonic RP-HT480C

Connectivity

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

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Panasonic RP-HT480C

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
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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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Panasonic RP-HT480C
2.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

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Panasonic RP-HT480C

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