48points

Sennheiser HD 599

65points

Sony MDR-Z7

Sennheiser HD 599
Sony MDR-Z7
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Sennheiser HD 599 vs Sony MDR-Z7

Sennheiser HD 599
Sony MDR-Z7
48
points
Sennheiser HD 599
65
points
Sony MDR-Z7

Why is Sennheiser HD 599 better than Sony MDR-Z7?

  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    106dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • 20 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    50 Ohmsvs70 Ohms
  • 85g lighter
    250gvs335g
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-Z7 better than Sennheiser HD 599?

  • 61500Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    100000Hzvs38500Hz
  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs12Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 599

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, I...Sennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, Ivory
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$199.95
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser Consumer Audio Sennheiser HD ...Sennheiser Consumer Audio Sennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone, Black
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$98.90
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD 569 Closed Back Headphone
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$149.95
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$299.95
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile O...Sennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile Open Back Headphone
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$489.94
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 650 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$369.93
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
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$99.90
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD 598 Special Edition Over-E...Sennheiser HD 598 Special Edition Over-Ear Headphones - Black (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$384.99
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonSennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headpho...Sennheiser HD 598 Cs Closed Back Headphone
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$359.99
Sennheiser HD 599 AmazonHD 280 Pro Professional Headphones (Rene...HD 280 Pro Professional Headphones (Renewed)
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$88.00
Sennheiser HD 599 walmartSennheiser 506831 HD 599 Over-Ear Headph...Sennheiser 506831 HD 599 Over-Ear Headphones
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$199.95
Sennheiser HD 599 aliexpressBT4.1 Wireless Bluetooth Adapter Wireles...BT4.1 Wireless Bluetooth Adapter Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Adapter For Sennheiser HD598 HD 598 599 579 569 Receiver aptX
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$43.99

Sony MDR-Z7

Buy used:

$149.00

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-Z7 AmazonSony MDRZ7 Hi-Res Stereo Headphones
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$648.00
Sony MDR-Z7 AmazonSony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio...Sony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio Overhead Headphones, Black (MDR-1AM2/B)
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$298.00
Sony MDR-Z7 AmazonSony XBA-Z5 Balanced Armature Hi-Res Aud...Sony XBA-Z5 Balanced Armature Hi-Res Audio Stereo Ear Receiver (Japan Import)
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$545.00
Sony MDR-Z7 AmazonSony MDR-AS210/B Sport In-ear Headphones...Sony MDR-AS210/B Sport In-ear Headphones, Black
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$14.99

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. Show more

Sennheiser HD 599
Sony MDR-Z7
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 HD 599
Sony MDR-Z7
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 HD 599
Sony MDR-Z7
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

250g

335g

5.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sennheiser HD 599
Sony MDR-Z7
6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

For example

Dali IO-6

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Sony MDR-Z7

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. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

38500Hz

100000Hz

2.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

106dB/mW

102dB/mW

3.lowest frequency
?

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass. Show more

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

12Hz

4Hz

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.

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Sony MDR-Z7
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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

50 Ohms

70 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 599
Sony MDR-Z7

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Mpow Fly Plus

Sennheiser HD 599
Sony MDR-Z7
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 HD 599
Sony MDR-Z7

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