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Sennheiser CX 300-II Precision

51points

Sony MDR-XB50AP

Sennheiser CX 300-II Precision
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Sennheiser CX 300-II Precision vs Sony MDR-XB50AP

Sennheiser CX 300-II Precision
Sony MDR-XB50AP
Sennheiser CX 300-II Precision
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Why is Sennheiser CX 300-II Precision better than Sony MDR-XB50AP?

  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

Why is Sony MDR-XB50AP better than Sennheiser CX 300-II Precision?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    24000Hzvs21000Hz
  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs19Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser CX 300-II Precision
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.has an in-ear form
Sennheiser CX 300-II Precision
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.

3.has included ear pads
Sennheiser CX 300-II Precision
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

4.travel bag is included
Sennheiser CX 300-II Precision
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

5.has an L-shaped plug
Sennheiser CX 300-II Precision
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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.

6.cable length

1.2m

1.2m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

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Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

21000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

19Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

113dB/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

4.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser CX 300-II Precision
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.

5.impedance

16 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.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser CX 300-II Precision
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.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser CX 300-II Precision
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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser CX 300-II Precision
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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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