43points

Sennheiser HD 800

36points

Stax SR-009

Sennheiser HD 800
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14 facts in comparison

Sennheiser HD 800 vs Stax SR-009

Sennheiser HD 800
Stax SR-009
43
points
Sennheiser HD 800
36
points
Stax SR-009

Why is Sennheiser HD 800 better than Stax SR-009?

  • 9000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    51000Hzvs42000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 123g lighter
    330gvs453g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 0.5m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs2.5m

Why is Stax SR-009 better than Sennheiser HD 800?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs6Hz
  • 16dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    118dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • 155 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    145 Ohmsvs300 Ohms

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. Show more

Sennheiser HD 800
Stax SR-009
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 800
Stax SR-009
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 800
Stax SR-009
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

330g

453g

5.cable length
?

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

2.5m

6.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.

Sennheiser HD 800
Stax SR-009

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. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

51000Hz

42000Hz

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. Show more

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

6Hz

5Hz

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

102dB/mW

118dB/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.

For example

Panasonic Technics EAH-AZ70W

Sennheiser HD 800
Stax SR-009
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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

300 Ohms

145 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

Audio Technica ATH-ANC300TW

Sennheiser HD 800
Stax SR-009

Connectivity

1.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 800
Stax SR-009

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