59points

Sennheiser CX 300S

54points

Sennheiser HD 461

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Sennheiser CX 300S
Sennheiser HD 461
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Sennheiser CX 300S vs Sennheiser HD 461

Sennheiser CX 300S
Sennheiser HD 461
59
points
Sennheiser CX 300S
54
points
Sennheiser HD 461

Why is Sennheiser CX 300S better than Sennheiser HD 461?

  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    118dB/mWvs112dB/mW
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    18 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 461 better than Sennheiser CX 300S?

  • 1500Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    22500Hzvs21000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 0.2m longer cable
    ?

    1.4mvs1.2m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

Sennheiser CX 300S
Sennheiser HD 461
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

Sennheiser CX 300S
Sennheiser HD 461
3.has a detachable cable
?

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

Sennheiser CX 300S
Sennheiser HD 461
4.sweat resistant
?

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

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Sennheiser CX 300S
Sennheiser HD 461
5.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sennheiser CX 300S
Sennheiser HD 461
6.travel bag is included
?

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

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Sennheiser CX 300S
Sennheiser HD 461

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

21000Hz

22500Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

17Hz

17Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

118dB/mW

112dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

Sennheiser CX 300S
Sennheiser HD 461
5.impedance
?

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

18 Ohms

32 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

For example

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

Sennheiser CX 300S
Sennheiser HD 461

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Sennheiser CX 300S
Sennheiser HD 461
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Sennheiser CX 300S
Sennheiser HD 461

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

Sennheiser CX 300S
Sennheiser HD 461
2.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

1

3.has an in-line control panel
?

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

Sennheiser CX 300S
Sennheiser HD 461
4.has a noise canceling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Sennheiser CX 300S
Sennheiser HD 461
5.Has voice prompts
?

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Sennheiser CX 300S
Sennheiser HD 461
6.has voice commands
?

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Sennheiser CX 300S
Sennheiser HD 461

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