52points

Panasonic RP-HT480C

51points

Polk Audio Nue Era

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Panasonic RP-HT480C vs Polk Audio Nue Era

Panasonic RP-HT480C
Polk Audio Nue Era
Panasonic RP-HT480C
Polk Audio Nue Era
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Why is Panasonic RP-HT480C better than Polk Audio Nue Era?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    8Hzvs10Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Polk Audio Nue Era better than Panasonic RP-HT480C?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs24 Ohms
  • 1.2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    101.2dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Panasonic RP-HT480C
Polk Audio Nue Era

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
Panasonic RP-HT480C
Polk Audio Nue Era

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 an in-ear form
Panasonic RP-HT480C
Polk Audio Nue Era

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.has included ear pads
Panasonic RP-HT480C
Polk Audio Nue Era

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.travel bag is included
Panasonic RP-HT480C
Polk Audio Nue Era

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

6.has an L-shaped plug
Panasonic RP-HT480C
Polk Audio Nue Era

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.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

30000Hz

14000Hz

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

8Hz

10Hz

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

100dB/mW

101.2dB/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
Panasonic RP-HT480C
Polk Audio Nue Era

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

5.impedance

24 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

6.has a neodymium magnet
Panasonic RP-HT480C
Polk Audio Nue Era

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Panasonic RP-HT480C
Polk Audio Nue Era

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
Panasonic RP-HT480C
Polk Audio Nue Era

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Panasonic RP-HT480C
Polk Audio Nue Era

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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