62points

Sennheiser HDR 170

46points

Sennheiser RS 170

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Sennheiser HDR 170 vs Sennheiser RS 170

Sennheiser HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 170
62
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Sennheiser HDR 170
46
points
Sennheiser RS 170

Why is Sennheiser HDR 170 better than Sennheiser RS 170?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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Why is Sennheiser RS 170 better than Sennheiser HDR 170?

  • Has included ear pads
    ?

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 HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 170
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 HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 170
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 HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 170
4.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sennheiser HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 170

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

21000Hz

21000Hz

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

18Hz

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

110dB/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 HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 170
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.

Sennheiser HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 170

Power

1.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Sennheiser HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 170

Connectivity

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

Sennheiser HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 170
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 HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 170

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
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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.

Sennheiser HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 170

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