61points

Sennheiser HDR 170

44points

Sennheiser RS 180

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Sennheiser HDR 170 vs Sennheiser RS 180

Sennheiser HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 180
61
points
Sennheiser HDR 170
44
points
Sennheiser RS 180

Why is Sennheiser HDR 170 better than Sennheiser RS 180?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a removable battery
    ?

Why is Sennheiser RS 180 better than Sennheiser HDR 170?

  • 24g lighter
    204gvs228g
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

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.

Sennheiser HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 180
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 HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 180
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 HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 180
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

228g

204g

5.has an open-back design
?

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.

Sennheiser HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 180

Sound quality

1.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

110dB/mW

110dB/mW

2.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.

Sennheiser HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 180
3.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

4.has a neodymium magnet
?

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 180

Power

1.has a removable battery
?

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

Sennheiser HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 180

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Sennheiser HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 180
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 HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 180

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
?

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 180
2.has an in-line control panel
?

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Sennheiser HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 180

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