44points

Sennheiser RS 180

61points

Sony MDR-DS6500

Sennheiser RS 180
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Sennheiser RS 180 vs Sony MDR-DS6500

Sennheiser RS 180
Sony MDR-DS6500
Sennheiser RS 180
Sony MDR-DS6500

Why is Sennheiser RS 180 better than Sony MDR-DS6500?

  • 34 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs66 Ohms
  • 246g lighter
    204gvs450g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Sony MDR-DS6500 better than Sennheiser RS 180?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a removable battery

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser RS 180
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 an over-the-ear form
Sennheiser RS 180
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.

3.has a detachable cable
Sennheiser RS 180
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.

4.weight

204g

450g

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5.travel bag is included
Sennheiser RS 180
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 an open-back design
Sennheiser RS 180
Sony MDR-DS6500

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.

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Sound quality

1.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser RS 180
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.

2.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.

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4 Ohms

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Sennheiser RS 180
Sony MDR-DS6500

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a removable battery
Sennheiser RS 180
Sony MDR-DS6500

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser RS 180
Sony MDR-DS6500

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser RS 180
Sony MDR-DS6500

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

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser RS 180
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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser RS 180
Sony MDR-DS6500

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

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