58points

Pioneer SE-DIR800C

61points

Sony MDR-DS6500

Pioneer SE-DIR800C
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Pioneer SE-DIR800C vs Sony MDR-DS6500

Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Sony MDR-DS6500
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Sony MDR-DS6500

Why is Pioneer SE-DIR800C better than Sony MDR-DS6500?

  • 200g lighter
    250gvs450g
  • 34 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs66 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)

Why is Sony MDR-DS6500 better than Pioneer SE-DIR800C?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Sony MDR-DS6500

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
Sony MDR-DS6500

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

450g

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3g

4.travel bag is included
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Sony MDR-DS6500

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

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

12Hz

12Hz

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

22000Hz

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

Best

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120000Hz

3.has a neodymium magnet
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Sony MDR-DS6500

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

4.impedance

32 Ohms

66 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.

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Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

5.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

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106mm

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Sony MDR-DS6500

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
Sony MDR-DS6500

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a removable battery
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Sony MDR-DS6500

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
Sony MDR-DS6500

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Sony MDR-DS6500

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

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Pioneer SE-DIR800C
Sony MDR-DS6500

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.

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