60points

Sony MDR-1A

68points

Sony MDR-1ADAC

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
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Sony MDR-1A vs Sony MDR-1ADAC

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
60
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Sony MDR-1A
68
points
Sony MDR-1ADAC

Why is Sony MDR-1A better than Sony MDR-1ADAC?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
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    3Hzvs4Hz
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    105dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
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    24 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • 75g lighter
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    225gvs300g
  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • 0.8m longer cable
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    2mvs1.2m

Why is Sony MDR-1ADAC better than Sony MDR-1A?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Can be folded
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  • Has a straight plug
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Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
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-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
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-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

225g

300g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.can be folded
Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

3Hz

4Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

100000Hz

100000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
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.
4.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

102dB/mW

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

24 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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
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 rechargeable battery
Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a removable battery
Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
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-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
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.
4.Has an in-line control panel
Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
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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