87points

Sony MDR-100ABN

35points

Stax SR-507

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Sony MDR-100ABN vs Stax SR-507

Sony MDR-100ABN
Stax SR-507
Sony MDR-100ABN
Stax SR-507

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Stax SR-507?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs7Hz
  • 98g lighter
    290gvs388g
  • 113 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs145 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded

Why is Stax SR-507 better than Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
    41000Hzvs40000Hz
  • 15dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    118dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • 1.3m longer cable
    2.5mvs1.2m
  • Has an open-back design

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Design

1.weight

290g

388g

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3g

2.has a detachable cable
Sony MDR-100ABN
Stax SR-507

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

3.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-100ABN
Stax SR-507

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

4.can be folded
Sony MDR-100ABN
Stax SR-507

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

5.has an over-the-ear form
Sony MDR-100ABN
Stax SR-507

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.

6.travel bag is included
Sony MDR-100ABN
Stax SR-507

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

41000Hz

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

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120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

5Hz

7Hz

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

3.impedance

32 Ohms

145 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.

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Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

4.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-100ABN
Stax SR-507

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.sound pressure level

103dB/mW

118dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Sony MDR-100ABN
Stax SR-507

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
Stax SR-507

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Sony MDR-100ABN
Stax SR-507

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-100ABN
Stax SR-507

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-100ABN
Stax SR-507

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
Stax SR-507

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.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-100ABN
Stax SR-507

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.control panel placed on a device
Sony MDR-100ABN
Stax SR-507

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.

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