58points

Sony MDR-DS6500

60points

Sony MDR-RF985RK

Sony MDR-DS6500
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Sony MDR-DS6500 vs Sony MDR-RF985RK

Sony MDR-DS6500
Sony MDR-RF985RK
Sony MDR-DS6500
Sony MDR-RF985RK
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Why is Sony MDR-DS6500 better than Sony MDR-RF985RK?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Sony MDR-RF985RK better than Sony MDR-DS6500?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs12Hz
  • 26 Ohms lower impedance
    40 Ohmsvs66 Ohms
  • 150g lighter
    300gvs450g
  • Has a detachable cable

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-DS6500
Sony MDR-RF985RK

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 a detachable cable
Sony MDR-DS6500
Sony MDR-RF985RK

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Sony MDR-DS6500
Sony MDR-RF985RK

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.

4.weight

450g

300g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.travel bag is included
Sony MDR-DS6500
Sony MDR-RF985RK

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

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

22000Hz

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

12Hz

10Hz

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.impedance

66 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

4.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-DS6500
Sony MDR-RF985RK

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Sony MDR-DS6500
Sony MDR-RF985RK

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a removable battery
Sony MDR-DS6500
Sony MDR-RF985RK

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-DS6500
Sony MDR-RF985RK

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.maximum Bluetooth range

100m

45m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Fiil Canviis Pro

100m

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-DS6500
Sony MDR-RF985RK

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Sony MDR-DS6500
Sony MDR-RF985RK

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.

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