52points

Shure SRH1840

64points

Sony MDR-1R

Shure SRH1840
Comparison winner
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23 facts in comparison

Shure SRH1840 vs Sony MDR-1R

Shure SRH1840
Sony MDR-1R
52
points
Shure SRH1840
64
points
Sony MDR-1R

Why is Shure SRH1840 better than Sony MDR-1R?

  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • 0.9m longer cable
    ?

    2.1mvs1.2m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-1R better than Shure SRH1840?

  • 50000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    80000Hzvs30000Hz
  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs10Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 9dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs96dB/mW
  • 41 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs65 Ohms
  • 28g lighter
    240gvs268g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Shure SRH1840
Sony MDR-1R
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

Shure SRH1840
Sony MDR-1R
3.has a detachable cable
?

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

Shure SRH1840
Sony MDR-1R
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

268g

240g

5.travel bag is included
?

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

Shure SRH1840
Sony MDR-1R
6.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Shure SRH1840
Sony MDR-1R

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

30000Hz

80000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

10Hz

4Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

96dB/mW

105dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

Shure SRH1840
Sony MDR-1R
5.impedance
?

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

65 Ohms

24 Ohms

6.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.

Shure SRH1840
Sony MDR-1R

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Shure SRH1840
Sony MDR-1R
2.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Shure SRH1840
Sony MDR-1R

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Shure SRH1840
Sony MDR-1R
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Shure SRH1840
Sony MDR-1R

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

Shure SRH1840
Sony MDR-1R
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Shure SRH1840
Sony MDR-1R
3.has an in-line control panel
?

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

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

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Sony MDR-1R

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