43points

Sennheiser IE 800 S

36points

Stax SR-009S

Sennheiser IE 800 S
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Sennheiser IE 800 S vs Stax SR-009S

Sennheiser IE 800 S
Stax SR-009S

Why is Sennheiser IE 800 S better than Stax SR-009S?

  • 4500Hz higher high-frequency
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    46500Hzvs42000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    125dB/mWvs118dB/mW
  • 129 Ohms lower impedance
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    16 Ohmsvs145 Ohms
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 475g lighter
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    8gvs483g
  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has an in-ear form
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Why is Stax SR-009S better than Sennheiser IE 800 S?

  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has an open-back design
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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser IE 800 S
Stax SR-009S
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
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Stax SR-009S
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.
3.has a detachable cable
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Stax SR-009S
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

8g

483g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

5Hz

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

46500Hz

42000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
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Stax SR-009S
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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Stax SR-009S
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.
5.sound pressure level

125dB/mW

118dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.impedance

16 Ohms

145 Ohms

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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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Stax SR-009S
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
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Stax SR-009S
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
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Stax SR-009S
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Stax SR-009S
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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Stax SR-009S
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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Stax SR-009S
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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Stax SR-009S
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Stax SR-009S
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
6.supports Wi-Fi
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Stax SR-009S
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
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Stax SR-009S
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
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Stax SR-009S
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.
4.Has an in-line control panel
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Stax SR-009S
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.warranty period

2

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
6.Has voice prompts
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Stax SR-009S
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

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