41points

Sennheiser HD 2.30

50points

Sennheiser HD 4.30

Sennheiser HD 2.30
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Sennheiser HD 2.30 vs Sennheiser HD 4.30

Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30

Why is Sennheiser HD 2.30 better than Sennheiser HD 4.30?

  • 177.4g lighter
    ?

    262gvs439.4g
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.30 better than Sennheiser HD 2.30?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    120dB/mWvs115dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    18 Ohmsvs22 Ohms
  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • Has a straight plug
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Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 2.30

Buy used:

$94.00

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 2.30 AmazonSennheiser HD 2.30G White Ear Headphones...Sennheiser HD 2.30G White Ear Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$46.90
Sennheiser HD 2.30 AmazonSennheiser HD 300 Closed Back, Around Ea...Sennheiser HD 300 Closed Back, Around Ear Headphone
Amazon logo
$49.95
Sennheiser HD 2.30 AmazonSennheiser HD-201 Lightweight Over Ear H...Sennheiser HD-201 Lightweight Over Ear Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Amazon logo
$69.00
Sennheiser HD 2.30 AmazonSENNHEISER HD 206 Closed-Back Over Ear H...SENNHEISER HD 206 Closed-Back Over Ear Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Amazon logo
$55.49
Sennheiser HD 2.30 AmazonSennheiser HD 2.20s Ear Headphones (Disc...Sennheiser HD 2.20s Ear Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Amazon logo
$114.00
Sennheiser HD 2.30 AmazonSENNHEISER Momentum True Wireless 2 - Bl...SENNHEISER Momentum True Wireless 2 - Bluetooth in-Ear Buds with Active Noise Cancellation, Smart Pause, Customizable Touch Control and 28-Hour Battery Life - Black (M3IETW2 Black)
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$248.00
Sennheiser HD 2.30 AmazonSennheiser Pro Audio HD280PRO Headphone ...Sennheiser Pro Audio HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
Amazon logo
$79.95
Sennheiser HD 2.30 AmazonSENNHEISER HD 450BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wirele...SENNHEISER HD 450BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless Headphone with Active Noise Cancellation - 30-Hour Battery Life, USB-C Fast Charging, Virtual Assistant Button, Foldable - Black
Amazon logo
$149.95
Sennheiser HD 2.30 AmazonSENNHEISER PXC 550-II Wireless NoiseGard...SENNHEISER PXC 550-II Wireless NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone with Touch Sensitive Control and 30-Hour Battery Life
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$197.92

Sennheiser HD 4.30

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 4.30 AmazonSennheiser HD 4.30G Black Around Ear Hea...Sennheiser HD 4.30G Black Around Ear Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Amazon logo
$149.95
Sennheiser HD 4.30 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M20X Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M20X Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, Black
Amazon logo
$49.00
Sennheiser HD 4.30 AmazonSENNHEISER HD 4.40 Around Ear Bluetooth ...SENNHEISER HD 4.40 Around Ear Bluetooth Wireless Headphones - Black
Amazon logo
$149.99
Sennheiser HD 4.30 AmazonSENNHEISER HD 450BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wirele...SENNHEISER HD 450BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless Headphone with Active Noise Cancellation - 30-Hour Battery Life, USB-C Fast Charging, Virtual Assistant Button, Foldable - Black
Amazon logo
$149.95
Sennheiser HD 4.30 AmazonSennheiser HD 2.30G White Ear Headphones...Sennheiser HD 2.30G White Ear Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Amazon logo
$46.90
Sennheiser HD 4.30 AmazonSENNHEISER HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless He...SENNHEISER HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation, Black and Silver(HD 4.50 BTNC)
Amazon logo
$169.99
Sennheiser HD 4.30 AmazonSennheiser HD 400S Closed Back, Around E...Sennheiser HD 400S Closed Back, Around Ear Headphone with One-Button Smart Remote on Detachable Cable
Amazon logo
$65.99
Sennheiser HD 4.30 AmazonSennheiser Pro Audio HD280PRO Headphone ...Sennheiser Pro Audio HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
Amazon logo
$79.95
Sennheiser HD 4.30 AmazonSennheiser HD 599 SE Around Ear Open Bac...Sennheiser HD 599 SE Around Ear Open Back Headphone
Amazon logo
$199.95
Sennheiser HD 4.30 AmazonSENNHEISER HD 559 Open Back Headphone - ...SENNHEISER HD 559 Open Back Headphone - Black
Amazon logo
$99.95
Sennheiser HD 4.30 aliexpressSleeve for Sennheiser HD 4.30 Headset Ea...Sleeve for Sennheiser HD 4.30 Headset Ear Pads Pillow Covers Cups Cushion Earcups Earpads Earmuff Replacement Parts
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$7.36
Sennheiser HD 4.30 aliexpressEarTlogis Replacement Ear Pads for Sennh...EarTlogis Replacement Ear Pads for Sennheiser HD 300/ 400S/ 4.20/ 4.30/ 4.40/ 4.50 BT BTNC/ 4.40BT/ 4.50BT Earmuff Cover Cushion
aliexpress logo
$9.98
Sennheiser HD 4.30 aliexpress1 pair of Velvet Ear Pads Replacement fo...1 pair of Velvet Ear Pads Replacement for Sennheiser HD 4.30 Headphones Cushion Cover Earpads Earmuff Pad Earcups Pillow
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$10.26
Sennheiser HD 4.30 aliexpressSoft Leather Ear Pads Foam Cushion EarMu...Soft Leather Ear Pads Foam Cushion EarMuff For Sennheiser HD 4.30 Headphones Perfect Quality, Not Cheap Version
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$9.60
Sennheiser HD 4.30 aliexpressSuper Thick Soft Memory Foam Ear Pads Cu...Super Thick Soft Memory Foam Ear Pads Cushion For Sennheiser HD 4.30 Series Headphones Perfect Quality, Not Cheap Version
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$14.72

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
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
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
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.has a detachable cable
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

262g

439.4g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
7.can be folded
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
8.travel bag is included
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
9.has an in-ear form
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
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.

Sound quality

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
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.
3.has passive noise reduction
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
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.
5.sound pressure level

115dB/mW

120dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
7.impedance

22 Ohms

18 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.
8.driver unit size

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

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The diaphragm moves air back and forth to create sound. The bigger the diaphragm, the more bass it can produce.

Power

1.Battery life

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The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
6.Has USB Type-C
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
7.Battery life of charging case

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The battery life of the charging case as given by the manufacturer. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your headphones on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
8.has a removable battery
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

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Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
5.maximum Bluetooth range

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The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.
7.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
8.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
9.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
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.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

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1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
7.Has voice prompts
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
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.
8.has a mute function
Sennheiser HD 2.30
Sennheiser HD 4.30
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
9.multipoint count

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Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.

Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 2.30

Buy used:

$94.00

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 2.30 AmazonSennheiser HD 2.30G White Ear Headphones...Sennheiser HD 2.30G White Ear Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Amazon logo
$46.90
Sennheiser HD 2.30 AmazonSennheiser HD 300 Closed Back, Around Ea...Sennheiser HD 300 Closed Back, Around Ear Headphone
Amazon logo
$49.95
Sennheiser HD 2.30 AmazonSennheiser HD-201 Lightweight Over Ear H...Sennheiser HD-201 Lightweight Over Ear Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Amazon logo
$69.00
Sennheiser HD 2.30 AmazonSENNHEISER HD 206 Closed-Back Over Ear H...SENNHEISER HD 206 Closed-Back Over Ear Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Amazon logo
$55.49
Sennheiser HD 2.30 AmazonSennheiser HD 2.20s Ear Headphones (Disc...Sennheiser HD 2.20s Ear Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Amazon logo
$114.00
Sennheiser HD 2.30 AmazonSENNHEISER Momentum True Wireless 2 - Bl...SENNHEISER Momentum True Wireless 2 - Bluetooth in-Ear Buds with Active Noise Cancellation, Smart Pause, Customizable Touch Control and 28-Hour Battery Life - Black (M3IETW2 Black)
Amazon logo
$248.00
Sennheiser HD 2.30 AmazonSennheiser Pro Audio HD280PRO Headphone ...Sennheiser Pro Audio HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
Amazon logo
$79.95
Sennheiser HD 2.30 AmazonSENNHEISER HD 450BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wirele...SENNHEISER HD 450BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless Headphone with Active Noise Cancellation - 30-Hour Battery Life, USB-C Fast Charging, Virtual Assistant Button, Foldable - Black
Amazon logo
$149.95
Sennheiser HD 2.30 AmazonSENNHEISER PXC 550-II Wireless NoiseGard...SENNHEISER PXC 550-II Wireless NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone with Touch Sensitive Control and 30-Hour Battery Life
Amazon logo
$197.92

Sennheiser HD 4.30

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 4.30 AmazonSennheiser HD 4.30G Black Around Ear Hea...Sennheiser HD 4.30G Black Around Ear Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Amazon logo
$149.95
Sennheiser HD 4.30 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M20X Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M20X Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, Black
Amazon logo
$49.00
Sennheiser HD 4.30 AmazonSENNHEISER HD 4.40 Around Ear Bluetooth ...SENNHEISER HD 4.40 Around Ear Bluetooth Wireless Headphones - Black
Amazon logo
$149.99
Sennheiser HD 4.30 AmazonSENNHEISER HD 450BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wirele...SENNHEISER HD 450BT Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless Headphone with Active Noise Cancellation - 30-Hour Battery Life, USB-C Fast Charging, Virtual Assistant Button, Foldable - Black
Amazon logo
$149.95
Sennheiser HD 4.30 AmazonSennheiser HD 2.30G White Ear Headphones...Sennheiser HD 2.30G White Ear Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Amazon logo
$46.90
Sennheiser HD 4.30 AmazonSENNHEISER HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless He...SENNHEISER HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation, Black and Silver(HD 4.50 BTNC)
Amazon logo
$169.99
Sennheiser HD 4.30 AmazonSennheiser HD 400S Closed Back, Around E...Sennheiser HD 400S Closed Back, Around Ear Headphone with One-Button Smart Remote on Detachable Cable
Amazon logo
$65.99
Sennheiser HD 4.30 AmazonSennheiser Pro Audio HD280PRO Headphone ...Sennheiser Pro Audio HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
Amazon logo
$79.95
Sennheiser HD 4.30 AmazonSennheiser HD 599 SE Around Ear Open Bac...Sennheiser HD 599 SE Around Ear Open Back Headphone
Amazon logo
$199.95
Sennheiser HD 4.30 AmazonSENNHEISER HD 559 Open Back Headphone - ...SENNHEISER HD 559 Open Back Headphone - Black
Amazon logo
$99.95
Sennheiser HD 4.30 aliexpressSleeve for Sennheiser HD 4.30 Headset Ea...Sleeve for Sennheiser HD 4.30 Headset Ear Pads Pillow Covers Cups Cushion Earcups Earpads Earmuff Replacement Parts
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$7.36
Sennheiser HD 4.30 aliexpressEarTlogis Replacement Ear Pads for Sennh...EarTlogis Replacement Ear Pads for Sennheiser HD 300/ 400S/ 4.20/ 4.30/ 4.40/ 4.50 BT BTNC/ 4.40BT/ 4.50BT Earmuff Cover Cushion
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$9.98
Sennheiser HD 4.30 aliexpress1 pair of Velvet Ear Pads Replacement fo...1 pair of Velvet Ear Pads Replacement for Sennheiser HD 4.30 Headphones Cushion Cover Earpads Earmuff Pad Earcups Pillow
aliexpress logo
$10.26
Sennheiser HD 4.30 aliexpressSoft Leather Ear Pads Foam Cushion EarMu...Soft Leather Ear Pads Foam Cushion EarMuff For Sennheiser HD 4.30 Headphones Perfect Quality, Not Cheap Version
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$9.60
Sennheiser HD 4.30 aliexpressSuper Thick Soft Memory Foam Ear Pads Cu...Super Thick Soft Memory Foam Ear Pads Cushion For Sennheiser HD 4.30 Series Headphones Perfect Quality, Not Cheap Version
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$14.72

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