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Pioneer HDJ-C70

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Sony MDR-1R

Pioneer HDJ-C70
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Pioneer HDJ-C70 vs Sony MDR-1R

Pioneer HDJ-C70
Sony MDR-1R

Why is Pioneer HDJ-C70 better than Sony MDR-1R?

  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
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    40 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • 43g lighter
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    197gvs240g
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • 0.4m longer cable
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    1.6mvs1.2m
  • Has a coil cable
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  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Sony MDR-1R better than Pioneer HDJ-C70?

  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs7Hz
  • 48000Hz higher high-frequency
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    80000Hzvs32000Hz
  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Price comparison

Sony MDR-1R

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Sony MDR-1R amazonSony MDR-1A Headphone - Black (Internati...Sony MDR-1A Headphone - Black (International Version U.S. Warranty May not Apply)
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$429
Sony MDR-1R amazonaudio-technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...audio-technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones (Renewed)
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$119
Sony MDR-1R amazonSony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio...Sony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio Overhead Headphones, Black (MDR-1AM2/B)
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$298
Sony MDR-1R amazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leadin...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Silver
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$348
Sony MDR-1R amazonSony WF-1000XM4 Industry Leading Noise C...Sony WF-1000XM4 Industry Leading Noise Canceling Truly Wireless Earbud Headphones with Alexa Built-in, Black
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$278
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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Pioneer HDJ-C70
Sony MDR-1R
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
Pioneer HDJ-C70
Sony MDR-1R
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.weight

197g

240g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
4.has a detachable cable
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Sony MDR-1R
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
5.sweat resistance
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Sony MDR-1R
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
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Sony MDR-1R
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
7.can be folded
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Sony MDR-1R
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
8.has a tangle free cable
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Sony MDR-1R
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
9.travel bag is included
Pioneer HDJ-C70
Sony MDR-1R
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

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

32000Hz

80000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.impedance

40 Ohms

48 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.
4.sound pressure level

100dB/mW

105dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.has passive noise reduction
Pioneer HDJ-C70
Sony MDR-1R
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
6.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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Sony MDR-1R
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.
7.has a neodymium magnet
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Sony MDR-1R
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
8.driver unit size

40mm

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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
The diaphragm moves air back and forth to create sound. The bigger the diaphragm, the more bass it can produce.

Power

1.battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
2.Battery life

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The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
3.Battery life of charging case

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The battery life of the charging case as given by the manufacturer. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your headphones on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
4.charge time

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.Has USB Type-C
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Sony MDR-1R
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
6.has a battery level indicator
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Sony MDR-1R
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
7.has a rechargeable battery
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Sony MDR-1R
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
8.has a removable battery
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Sony MDR-1R
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

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Not applicable

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
2.Can be used wirelessly
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Sony MDR-1R
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
3.Has Bluetooth aptX
Pioneer HDJ-C70

Not applicable

aptX is a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth. It is developed by Qualcomm, and supports 16-bit audio at a bit rate of 384kbps.
4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Pioneer HDJ-C70
Sony MDR-1R
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
5.maximum Bluetooth range

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Not applicable

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Pioneer HDJ-C70

Not applicable

Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.
7.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Pioneer HDJ-C70

Not applicable

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
8.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Pioneer HDJ-C70

Not applicable

Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
9.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Pioneer HDJ-C70

Not applicable

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Pioneer HDJ-C70
Sony MDR-1R
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.has a noise-canceling microphone
Pioneer HDJ-C70
Sony MDR-1R
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.has ambient sound mode
Pioneer HDJ-C70
Sony MDR-1R
Ambient sound mode uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard. It’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re jogging but still want to be able to hear traffic.
4.number of microphones

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1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
5.has a mute function
Pioneer HDJ-C70
Sony MDR-1R
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
6.has wireless charging
Pioneer HDJ-C70
Sony MDR-1R
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
7.control panel placed on a device
Pioneer HDJ-C70
Sony MDR-1R
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.
8.has an accelerometer
Pioneer HDJ-C70
Sony MDR-1R
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
9.Has an in-line control panel
Pioneer HDJ-C70
Sony MDR-1R
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Price comparison

Sony MDR-1R

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-1R amazonSony MDR-1A Headphone - Black (Internati...Sony MDR-1A Headphone - Black (International Version U.S. Warranty May not Apply)
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$429
Sony MDR-1R amazonaudio-technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...audio-technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones (Renewed)
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$119
Sony MDR-1R amazonSony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio...Sony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio Overhead Headphones, Black (MDR-1AM2/B)
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$298
Sony MDR-1R amazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leadin...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Silver
amazon logo
$348
Sony MDR-1R amazonSony WF-1000XM4 Industry Leading Noise C...Sony WF-1000XM4 Industry Leading Noise Canceling Truly Wireless Earbud Headphones with Alexa Built-in, Black
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$278

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