66points

Maxell NC-IV

95points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Maxell NC-IV
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Maxell NC-IV vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Maxell NC-IV
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Maxell NC-IV
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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Why is Maxell NC-IV better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 140.2g lighter
    148.8gvs289g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than Maxell NC-IV?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • 6mm bigger driver unit
    40mmvs34mm
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has included ear pads

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Maxell NC-IV
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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
Maxell NC-IV
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Maxell NC-IV
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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.

4.weight

148.8g

289g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Maxell NC-IV
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

6.has included ear pads
Maxell NC-IV
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

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

10Hz

20Hz

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.sound pressure level

106dB/mW

93dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Maxell NC-IV
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

5.impedance

38 Ohms

32 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

6.has a neodymium magnet
Maxell NC-IV
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Maxell NC-IV
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Maxell NC-IV
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Maxell NC-IV
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Maxell NC-IV
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Maxell NC-IV
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Maxell NC-IV
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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
Maxell NC-IV
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 a noise canceling microphone
Maxell NC-IV
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

4.has a mute function
Maxell NC-IV
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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