46points

Meze 12 Classics

51points

Sennheiser CX 5.00i

Meze 12 Classics
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
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Meze 12 Classics vs Sennheiser CX 5.00i

Meze 12 Classics
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
46
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Meze 12 Classics
51
points
Sennheiser CX 5.00i

Why is Meze 12 Classics better than Sennheiser CX 5.00i?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
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    24000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
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    16 Ohmsvs18 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Sennheiser CX 5.00i better than Meze 12 Classics?

  • 17dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    118dB/mWvs101dB/mW
  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    2vs1
  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Meze 12 Classics
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.travel bag is included
Meze 12 Classics
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
3.has an in-ear form
Meze 12 Classics
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
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.
4.cable length

1.2m

1.2m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
5.has an L-shaped plug
Meze 12 Classics
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
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.
6.has a straight plug
Meze 12 Classics
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

16Hz

16Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

24000Hz

22000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Meze 12 Classics
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Meze 12 Classics
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
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.
5.sound pressure level

101dB/mW

118dB/mW

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

16 Ohms

18 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.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Meze 12 Classics
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Meze 12 Classics
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Meze 12 Classics
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.control panel placed on a device
Meze 12 Classics
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
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.
4.Has an in-line control panel
Meze 12 Classics
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.warranty period

1

2

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

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