Sony MDR-1RBTAudio-Technica ATH-M30xGemini HSR-1000
Top 20%1,067 points
Top 20%
Top 51%653 points
Top 51%
Top 48%698 points
Top 48%
Sony MDR-1RBT
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
vs
Gemini HSR-1000
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Top specs and features

Sony MDR-1RBT vs Audio-Technica ATH-M30x vs Gemini HSR-1000: 23 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
80000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
22000Hz
25000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
4Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
15Hz
15Hz

3. weight

297g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
220g
360g

4. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Sony MDR-1RBT
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Gemini HSR-1000
48% have it

5. impedance

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.
24Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
47Ohms
60Ohms

6. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Sony MDR-1RBT
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Gemini HSR-1000
33% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
105dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
96dB/mW
101dB/mW

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Sony MDR-1RBT
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Gemini HSR-1000
73% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Sony MDR-1RBT
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Gemini HSR-1000
25% have it

10. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Sony MDR-1RBT
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Gemini HSR-1000
38% have it

11. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Sony MDR-1RBT
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Gemini HSR-1000
31% have it

12. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
40mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
40mm
53mm

13. has stereo speakers

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-1RBT
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Gemini HSR-1000
75% have it

14. has an over-the-ear form

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-1RBT
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Gemini HSR-1000
42% have it

16. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Sony MDR-1RBT
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Gemini HSR-1000
32% have it

17. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Sony MDR-1RBT
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Gemini HSR-1000
16% have it

18. control panel placed on a device

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-1RBT
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Gemini HSR-1000
14% have it

19. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sony MDR-1RBT
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Gemini HSR-1000
64% have it

20. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Sony MDR-1RBT
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Gemini HSR-1000
8% have it

21. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
Sony MDR-1RBT
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Gemini HSR-1000
8% have it

22. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m
4m

23. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Sony MDR-1RBT
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Gemini HSR-1000
87% have it

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