87points

Sony MDR-100ABN

61points

Sony MDR-DS6500

58points

Sony MDR-RF985RK

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Sony MDR-100ABN vs Sony MDR-DS6500 vs Sony MDR-RF985RK

Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-DS6500
Sony MDR-RF985RK
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-DS6500
Sony MDR-RF985RK

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Sony MDR-DS6500 & Sony MDR-RF985RK?

  • Lowest frequency
    5Hzvs12,10Hz
  • Weight
    290gvs450,300g
  • Impedance
    32 Ohmsvs66,40 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Sony MDR-DS6500 better than Sony MDR-100ABN & Sony MDR-RF985RK?

  • Has a removable battery

Why is Sony MDR-RF985RK better than Sony MDR-100ABN & Sony MDR-DS6500?

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    Sony MDR-100ABN
    Sony MDR-DS6500
    Sony MDR-RF985RK

    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
    Sony MDR-100ABN
    Sony MDR-DS6500
    Sony MDR-RF985RK

    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.weight

    290g

    450g

    300g

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    4.has a detachable cable
    Sony MDR-100ABN
    Sony MDR-DS6500
    Sony MDR-RF985RK

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

    5.can be folded
    Sony MDR-100ABN
    Sony MDR-DS6500
    Sony MDR-RF985RK

    Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

    6.travel bag is included
    Sony MDR-100ABN
    Sony MDR-DS6500
    Sony MDR-RF985RK

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

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    Sound quality

    1.lowest frequency

    5Hz

    12Hz

    10Hz

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

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    1Hz

    2.highest frequency

    40000Hz

    22000Hz

    22000Hz

    The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

    Best

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    120000Hz

    3.has a neodymium magnet
    Sony MDR-100ABN
    Sony MDR-DS6500
    Sony MDR-RF985RK

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

    4.impedance

    32 Ohms

    66 Ohms

    40 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.

    Best

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    4 Ohms

    5.driver unit size

    40mm

    40mm

    40mm

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

    Best

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    106mm

    6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    Sony MDR-100ABN
    Sony MDR-DS6500
    Sony MDR-RF985RK

    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.

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    Power

    1.has a battery level indicator
    Sony MDR-100ABN
    Sony MDR-DS6500
    Sony MDR-RF985RK

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    Sony MDR-100ABN
    Sony MDR-DS6500
    Sony MDR-RF985RK

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

    3.has a removable battery
    Sony MDR-100ABN
    Sony MDR-DS6500
    Sony MDR-RF985RK

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

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    Sony MDR-100ABN
    Sony MDR-DS6500
    Sony MDR-RF985RK

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.maximum Bluetooth range

    10m

    100m

    45m

    The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

    Best

    Fiil Canviis Pro

    100m

    3.has a 3.5mm male connector
    Sony MDR-100ABN
    Sony MDR-DS6500
    Sony MDR-RF985RK

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

    4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    Sony MDR-100ABN
    Sony MDR-DS6500
    Sony MDR-RF985RK

    Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    Sony MDR-100ABN
    Sony MDR-DS6500
    Sony MDR-RF985RK

    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.can be used as a headset
    Sony MDR-100ABN
    Sony MDR-DS6500
    Sony MDR-RF985RK

    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.

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