72points

Sennheiser RS 175

58points

Sony MDR-DS6500

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Sennheiser RS 175
Sony MDR-DS6500
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Sennheiser RS 175 vs Sony MDR-DS6500

Sennheiser RS 175
Sony MDR-DS6500
Sennheiser RS 175
Sony MDR-DS6500
72
points
58
points

Why is Sennheiser RS 175 better than Sony MDR-DS6500?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 34 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs66 Ohms
  • 140g lighter
    310gvs450g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony MDR-DS6500 better than Sennheiser RS 175?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    12Hzvs17Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser RS 175
Sony MDR-DS6500

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 a detachable cable
Sennheiser RS 175
Sony MDR-DS6500

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Sennheiser RS 175
Sony MDR-DS6500

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.

4.weight

310g

450g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.travel bag is included
Sennheiser RS 175
Sony MDR-DS6500

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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6.has a straight plug
Sennheiser RS 175
Sony MDR-DS6500

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

22000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

17Hz

12Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sennheiser RS 175
Sony MDR-DS6500

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.impedance

32 Ohms

66 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser RS 175
Sony MDR-DS6500

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Sennheiser RS 175
Sony MDR-DS6500

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser RS 175
Sony MDR-DS6500

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Sennheiser RS 175
Sony MDR-DS6500

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser RS 175
Sony MDR-DS6500

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.maximum Bluetooth range

100m

100m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Fiil Canviis Pro

100m

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser RS 175
Sony MDR-DS6500

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser RS 175
Sony MDR-DS6500

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.

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