64points

Skullcandy Hesh 2

45points

Sol Republic Tracks HD

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Skullcandy Hesh 2 vs Sol Republic Tracks HD

Skullcandy Hesh 2
Sol Republic Tracks HD
Skullcandy Hesh 2
Sol Republic Tracks HD
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45
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Why is Skullcandy Hesh 2 better than Sol Republic Tracks HD?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sol Republic Tracks HD better than Skullcandy Hesh 2?

  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Weather sealed

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Skullcandy Hesh 2
Sol Republic Tracks HD

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
Skullcandy Hesh 2
Sol Republic Tracks HD

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
Skullcandy Hesh 2
Sol Republic Tracks HD

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.travel bag is included
Skullcandy Hesh 2
Sol Republic Tracks HD

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

5.has an L-shaped plug
Skullcandy Hesh 2
Sol Republic Tracks HD

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

6.has an on-ear form
Skullcandy Hesh 2
Sol Republic Tracks HD

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

20Hz

20Hz

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
Skullcandy Hesh 2
Sol Republic Tracks HD

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

4.has a neodymium magnet
Skullcandy Hesh 2
Sol Republic Tracks HD

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

5.driver unit size

50mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Skullcandy Hesh 2
Sol Republic Tracks HD

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Skullcandy Hesh 2
Sol Republic Tracks HD

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Skullcandy Hesh 2
Sol Republic Tracks HD

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Skullcandy Hesh 2
Sol Republic Tracks HD

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

3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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