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Sony MDR-100ABN

62points

Sony MDR V6

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Sony MDR-100ABN vs Sony MDR V6

Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR V6
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR V6

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Sony MDR V6?

  • 31 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs63 Ohms
  • 9g lighter
    290gvs299g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator

Why is Sony MDR V6 better than Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    106dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a straight plug
  • 1.8m longer cable
    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a coiled cord

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR V6

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 V6

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
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR V6

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

4.weight

290g

299g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR V6

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 V6

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

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

40000Hz

30000Hz

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

5Hz

5Hz

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
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR V6

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

4.sound pressure level

103dB/mW

106dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.driver unit size

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

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

6.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR V6

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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR V6

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR V6

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR V6

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR V6

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR V6

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 V6

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 V6

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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