63points

Sony MDR-10RC

58points

Sony MDR-ZX660AP

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Sony MDR-10RC vs Sony MDR-ZX660AP

Sony MDR-10RC
Sony MDR-ZX660AP
Sony MDR-10RC
Sony MDR-ZX660AP
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58
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Why is Sony MDR-10RC better than Sony MDR-ZX660AP?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 28g lighter
    165gvs193g
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be folded
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Sony MDR-ZX660AP better than Sony MDR-10RC?

  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    104dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an on-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-10RC
Sony MDR-ZX660AP

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-10RC
Sony MDR-ZX660AP

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-10RC
Sony MDR-ZX660AP

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

4.weight

165g

193g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
Sony MDR-10RC
Sony MDR-ZX660AP

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.can be folded
Sony MDR-10RC
Sony MDR-ZX660AP

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

40000Hz

25000Hz

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.sound pressure level

100dB/mW

104dB/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.impedance

40 Ohms

40 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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-10RC
Sony MDR-ZX660AP

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

6.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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-10RC
Sony MDR-ZX660AP

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-10RC
Sony MDR-ZX660AP

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.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

3.has an in-line control panel
Sony MDR-10RC
Sony MDR-ZX660AP

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

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