88points

Sony MDR-100ABN

53points

Takstar HD 5500

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Takstar HD 5500
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Sony MDR-100ABN vs Takstar HD 5500

Sony MDR-100ABN
Takstar HD 5500
Sony MDR-100ABN
Takstar HD 5500
88
points
53
points

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Takstar HD 5500?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs10Hz
  • 10 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs42 Ohms
  • 20g lighter
    290gvs310g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly

Why is Takstar HD 5500 better than Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    50mmvs40mm
  • 1m longer cable
    2.2mvs1.2m

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-100ABN
Takstar HD 5500

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
Sony MDR-100ABN
Takstar HD 5500

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
Sony MDR-100ABN
Takstar HD 5500

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.weight

290g

310g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Sony MDR-100ABN
Takstar HD 5500

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

6.travel bag is included
Sony MDR-100ABN
Takstar HD 5500

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

40000Hz

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

5Hz

10Hz

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.sound pressure level

103dB/mW

100dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sony MDR-100ABN
Takstar HD 5500

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

5.impedance

32 Ohms

42 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

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-100ABN
Takstar HD 5500

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Sony MDR-100ABN
Takstar HD 5500

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Sony MDR-100ABN
Takstar HD 5500

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-100ABN
Takstar HD 5500

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-100ABN
Takstar HD 5500

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
Takstar HD 5500

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Sony MDR-100ABN
Takstar HD 5500

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
Takstar HD 5500

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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