88points

Sony MDR-100ABN

61points

V-Moda Crossfade LP2 Special Edition

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Sony MDR-100ABN vs V-Moda Crossfade LP2 Special Edition

Sony MDR-100ABN
V-Moda Crossfade LP2 Special Edition
Sony MDR-100ABN
V-Moda Crossfade LP2 Special Edition
88
points
61
points

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than V-Moda Crossfade LP2 Special Edition?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator

Why is V-Moda Crossfade LP2 Special Edition better than Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 30g lighter
    260gvs290g
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    105dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    50mmvs40mm
  • Has included ear pads
  • 0.8m longer cable
    2mvs1.2m

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-100ABN
V-Moda Crossfade LP2 Special Edition

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
V-Moda Crossfade LP2 Special Edition

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
V-Moda Crossfade LP2 Special Edition

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

260g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Sony MDR-100ABN
V-Moda Crossfade LP2 Special Edition

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Sony MDR-100ABN
V-Moda Crossfade LP2 Special Edition

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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
V-Moda Crossfade LP2 Special Edition

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

105dB/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.impedance

32 Ohms

32 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
V-Moda Crossfade LP2 Special Edition

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
V-Moda Crossfade LP2 Special Edition

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Sony MDR-100ABN
V-Moda Crossfade LP2 Special Edition

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-100ABN
V-Moda Crossfade LP2 Special Edition

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-100ABN
V-Moda Crossfade LP2 Special Edition

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
V-Moda Crossfade LP2 Special Edition

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
V-Moda Crossfade LP2 Special Edition

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
V-Moda Crossfade LP2 Special Edition

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.

3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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