50points

Shure SE846

59points

Sony MDR-Z1R

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Shure SE846 vs Sony MDR-Z1R

Shure SE846
Sony MDR-Z1R
50
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Shure SE846
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Sony MDR-Z1R

Why is Shure SE846 better than Sony MDR-Z1R?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 14dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    114dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 55 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    9 Ohmsvs64 Ohms
  • Sweat resistance
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-Z1R better than Shure SE846?

  • 11Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs15Hz
  • 100000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    120000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 1.4m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.6m

Price comparison

Shure SE846

Buy used:

$793.51

ProductStorePrice
Shure SE846 AmazonShure SE846-CL Professional Sound Isolat...Shure SE846-CL Professional Sound Isolating Earphones with Quad High Definition MicroDrivers and True Subwoofer, Secure In-Ear Fit - Clear
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$899.00
Shure SE846 AmazonShure SE846-CL+BT1 Wireless Sound Isolat...Shure SE846-CL+BT1 Wireless Sound Isolating Earphones with Bluetooth Enabled Communication Cable, Clear
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$899.00
Shure SE846 AmazonShure SE846 Quad Driver Earphones w/ Y C...Shure SE846 Quad Driver Earphones w/ Y Cable & Music Phone Cable CBL-M+-K-EFS for Iphone
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$928.00
Shure SE846 AmazonShure SE846 BT2 Wireless Sound Isolating...Shure SE846 BT2 Wireless Sound Isolating Earbuds, Quad High Definition MicroDrivers and True Subwoofer, Bluetooth 5, Secure In-Ear Fit, Detachable Cable, Durable Quality - Black
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$999.00

Sony MDR-Z1R

Buy used:

$485.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-Z1R AmazonSONY MDR-Z1R WW2 Signature, Hi-Res Headp...SONY MDR-Z1R WW2 Signature, Hi-Res Headphone, Black (International Version)
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$1,840.00
Sony MDR-Z1R AmazonSony MDR-Z7M2 Hi-Res Stereo Overhead Hea...Sony MDR-Z7M2 Hi-Res Stereo Overhead Headphones (International Version/Seller Warranty)
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$529.00
Sony MDR-Z1R AmazonSony MDR-Z7M2 Hi-Res Stereo Overhead Hea...Sony MDR-Z7M2 Hi-Res Stereo Overhead Headphones Headphone (MDRZ7M2)
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$598.00
Sony MDR-Z1R AmazonSony IER-Z1R Signature Series in-Ear Hea...Sony IER-Z1R Signature Series in-Ear Headphones (IERZ1R),Black/Silver
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$1,698.00
Sony MDR-Z1R AmazonFocal Utopia Open Back Over-Ear Headphon...Focal Utopia Open Back Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
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$3,990.00
Sony MDR-Z1R AmazonSony MDR-1A Headphone - Black (Internati...Sony MDR-1A Headphone - Black (International Version U.S. Warranty May not Apply)
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$239.99
Sony MDR-Z1R AmazonSony Stereo Headphone MDR-1AM2-B (Black)...Sony Stereo Headphone MDR-1AM2-B (Black)?Japan Domestic Genuine Products? ?Ships from Japan?
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$260.00
Sony MDR-Z1R AmazonSony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio...Sony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio Overhead Headphones, Black (MDR-1AM2/B)
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$298.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Shure SE846
Sony MDR-Z1R
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
Shure SE846
Sony MDR-Z1R
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
Shure SE846
Sony MDR-Z1R
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
Shure SE846
Sony MDR-Z1R
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.travel bag is included
Shure SE846
Sony MDR-Z1R
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has an in-ear form
Shure SE846
Sony MDR-Z1R
The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

4Hz

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

20000Hz

120000Hz

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
Shure SE846
Sony MDR-Z1R
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)
Shure SE846
Sony MDR-Z1R
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

114dB/mW

100dB/mW

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

9 Ohms

64 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.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Shure SE846
Sony MDR-Z1R
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.Has an in-line control panel
Shure SE846
Sony MDR-Z1R
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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