65points

Maxell NC-IV

66points

Sony MDR-1R

Maxell NC-IV
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24 facts in comparison

Maxell NC-IV vs Sony MDR-1R

Maxell NC-IV
Sony MDR-1R
65
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Maxell NC-IV
66
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Sony MDR-1R

Why is Maxell NC-IV better than Sony MDR-1R?

  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    106dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 91.2g lighter
    148.8gvs240g
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?
  • 0.6m longer cable
    ?

    1.8mvs1.2m
  • Has a removable battery
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-1R better than Maxell NC-IV?

  • 58000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    80000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs10Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?

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.

Maxell NC-IV
Sony MDR-1R
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.

Maxell NC-IV
Sony MDR-1R
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Maxell NC-IV
Sony MDR-1R
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

148.8g

240g

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

Maxell NC-IV
Sony MDR-1R
6.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Maxell NC-IV
Sony MDR-1R

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

80000Hz

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

4Hz

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

105dB/mW

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

Maxell NC-IV
Sony MDR-1R
5.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

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

Maxell NC-IV
Sony MDR-1R

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

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Sony MDR-1R
2.has a removable battery
?

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

Maxell NC-IV
Sony MDR-1R

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Maxell NC-IV
Sony MDR-1R
2.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.

Maxell NC-IV
Sony MDR-1R

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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.

Maxell NC-IV
Sony MDR-1R
2.control panel placed on a device
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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.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Maxell NC-IV
Sony MDR-1R
3.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.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

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Sony MDR-1R
4.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

Maxell NC-IV
Sony MDR-1R

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