97points

Sennheiser PXC 550

100points

Treblab Z2

Sennheiser PXC 550
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Sennheiser PXC 550 vs Treblab Z2

Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2
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Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Treblab Z2?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 25.3g lighter
    227gvs252.3g
  • 2 more microphone(s)
    3vs1
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Why is Treblab Z2 better than Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • 458 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs490 Ohms
  • Has included ear pads
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has a straight plug

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 PXC 550
Treblab Z2
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 PXC 550
Treblab Z2
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 PXC 550
Treblab Z2
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

227g

252.3g

5.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2
6.can be folded
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Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/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 PXC 550
Treblab Z2
2.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

490 Ohms

32 Ohms

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
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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.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2
4.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 PXC 550
Treblab Z2

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2
2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2
3.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Jaybird Run XT

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Treblab Z2

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
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Best

SoundMagic E11BT

5

4.2

4.2

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

Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2
3.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 PXC 550
Treblab Z2
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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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.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2
5.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Treblab Z2
6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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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.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

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Treblab Z2

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 applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2
2.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 PXC 550
Treblab Z2
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

3

1

4.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2
5.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2
6.Has voice prompts
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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.

For example

Skullcandy Venue

Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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Treblab Z2

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