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Sennheiser CX 1.00

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Sony MDR-XB50AP

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Sennheiser CX 1.00 vs Sony MDR-XB50AP

Sennheiser CX 1.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP
Sennheiser CX 1.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Why is Sennheiser CX 1.00 better than Sony MDR-XB50AP?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

Why is Sony MDR-XB50AP better than Sennheiser CX 1.00?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    24000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 13Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs17Hz
  • 2g lighter
    8gvs10g
  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs28 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    1vs0

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser CX 1.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.weight

10g

8g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has a detachable cable
Sennheiser CX 1.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

4.has an in-ear form
Sennheiser CX 1.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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.

5.has a tangle free cable
Sennheiser CX 1.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

6.sweat resistant
Sennheiser CX 1.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

17Hz

4Hz

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

20000Hz

24000Hz

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
Sennheiser CX 1.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

4.sound pressure level

119dB/mW

110dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser CX 1.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

6.impedance

28 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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser CX 1.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser CX 1.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser CX 1.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

2.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser CX 1.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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.number of microphones

0

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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