Sony MDR-100ABNAudio Technica ATH-DSR9BTTechnics RP-DH1200
Top 8%1,250 points
Top 8%
Top 15%1,153 points
Top 15%
Top 60%538 points
Top 60%
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
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Technics RP-DH1200
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Top specs and features

Sony MDR-100ABN vs Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT vs Technics RP-DH1200: 29 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
40000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
45000Hz
30000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
5Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
5Hz
5Hz

3. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Technics RP-DH1200
34% have it

4. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Technics RP-DH1200
70% have it

5. 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.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Technics RP-DH1200
39% have it

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Technics RP-DH1200
32% have it

7. can be used as a headset

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.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Technics RP-DH1200
40% have it

8. 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.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Technics RP-DH1200
78% have it

9. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
40mm
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm
45mm
50mm

10. 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.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Technics RP-DH1200
41% have it

11. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Technics RP-DH1200
19% have it

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Technics RP-DH1200
51% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Technics RP-DH1200
41% have it

14. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Technics RP-DH1200
63% have it

15. 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.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Technics RP-DH1200
16% have it

16. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Technics RP-DH1200
12% have it

17. has an L-shaped plug

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.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Technics RP-DH1200
31% have it

18. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Technics RP-DH1200
11% have it

19. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Technics RP-DH1200
84% have it

20. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Technics RP-DH1200
10% have it

21. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Technics RP-DH1200
8% have it

22. has an on-ear form

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.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Technics RP-DH1200
23% have it

23. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
2m
3m

24. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Technics RP-DH1200
12% have it

25. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Technics RP-DH1200
3% have it

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