51points

Sennheiser HD 429s

56points

Sennheiser HD 461

Sennheiser HD 429s
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Sennheiser HD 429s vs Sennheiser HD 461

Sennheiser HD 429s
Sennheiser HD 461
51
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Sennheiser HD 429s
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Sennheiser HD 461

Why is Sennheiser HD 429s better than Sennheiser HD 461?

Why is Sennheiser HD 461 better than Sennheiser HD 429s?

  • 500Hz higher high-frequency
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    22500Hzvs22000Hz
  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    17Hzvs18Hz
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    112dB/mWvs110dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • 0.2m longer cable
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    1.4mvs1.2m

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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.

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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.

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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.

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4.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

1.2m

1.4m

5.has a straight plug
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A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

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6.has an open-back design
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The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.

For example

Audeze LCD-1

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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-Z1

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

110dB/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.

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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

32 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.

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Connectivity

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

For example

Amazon Echo Buds

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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.

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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 apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

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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.

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