61points

Sennheiser HD 4.30

53points

Sennheiser HD 461

Comparison winner
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21 facts in comparison

Sennheiser HD 4.30 vs Sennheiser HD 461

Sennheiser HD 4.30
Sennheiser HD 461
61
points
Sennheiser HD 4.30
53
points
Sennheiser HD 461

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.30 better than Sennheiser HD 461?

  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    120dB/mWvs112dB/mW
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
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    18 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Can be folded
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  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
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Why is Sennheiser HD 461 better than Sennheiser HD 4.30?

  • 500Hz higher high-frequency
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    22500Hzvs22000Hz
  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
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    17Hzvs18Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?

Price comparison

Design

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

Sennheiser HD 4.30
Sennheiser HD 461
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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 HD 4.30
Sennheiser HD 461
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sennheiser HD 4.30
Sennheiser HD 461
4.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sennheiser HD 4.30
Sennheiser HD 461
5.has a tangle free cable
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sennheiser HD 4.30
Sennheiser HD 461
6.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sennheiser HD 4.30
Sennheiser HD 461

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

22000Hz

22500Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

18Hz

17Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

120dB/mW

112dB/mW

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

Sennheiser HD 4.30
Sennheiser HD 461
5.impedance
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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 a neodymium magnet
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Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Sennheiser HD 4.30
Sennheiser HD 461

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Sennheiser HD 4.30
Sennheiser HD 461
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Sennheiser HD 4.30
Sennheiser HD 461

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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 HD 4.30
Sennheiser HD 461
2.number of microphones
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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
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Sennheiser HD 4.30
Sennheiser HD 461
4.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

2

2

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