58points

Pioneer SE-DIR800C

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Pioneer SE-DIR800C
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Pioneer SE-DIR800C vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Why is Pioneer SE-DIR800C better than Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    12Hzvs20Hz
  • 39g lighter
    250gvs289g
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Pioneer SE-DIR800C?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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 SE-DIR800C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

250g

289g

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Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

5.can be folded
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

6.has included ear pads
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

12Hz

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

2.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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

4.driver unit size

40mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

5.impedance

32 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 active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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 mute function
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

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

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