59points

Sony MDR-1A

70points

Sony MDR-1ADAC

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

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
59
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Sony MDR-1A
70
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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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  • 75g lighter
    225gvs300g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

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

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

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

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

225g

300g

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

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
6.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

1.2m

1.2m

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

100000Hz

100000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

3Hz

4Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

105dB/mW

102dB/mW

4.impedance
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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

24 Ohms

40 Ohms

5.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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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.

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
6.driver unit size
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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

40mm

40mm

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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.

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
2.control panel placed on a device
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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.

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
3.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Sony MDR-1A
Sony MDR-1ADAC
4.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Jabra Elite 75t

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Sony MDR-1ADAC

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