60points

Sony MDR-10R

75points

Sony MDR-10RNC

Sony MDR-10R
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Sony MDR-10R vs Sony MDR-10RNC

Sony MDR-10R
Sony MDR-10RNC
Sony MDR-10R
Sony MDR-10RNC

Why is Sony MDR-10R better than Sony MDR-10RNC?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs6Hz
  • 10 Ohms lower impedance
    40 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • 25g lighter
    180gvs205g

Why is Sony MDR-10RNC better than Sony MDR-10R?

  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    101dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    2vs1

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-10R
Sony MDR-10RNC

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-10R
Sony MDR-10RNC

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-10R
Sony MDR-10RNC

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

4.weight

180g

205g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Sony MDR-10R
Sony MDR-10RNC

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Sony MDR-10R
Sony MDR-10RNC

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

40000Hz

24000Hz

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

6Hz

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

100dB/mW

101dB/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 a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-10R
Sony MDR-10RNC

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.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.impedance

40 Ohms

50 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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Sony MDR-10R
Sony MDR-10RNC

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-10R
Sony MDR-10RNC

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Sony MDR-10R
Sony MDR-10RNC

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

2.number of microphones

1

2

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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