62points

Sony MDR-NC100D

78points

Sony MDR-NC13

Sony MDR-NC100D
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Sony MDR-NC100D vs Sony MDR-NC13

Sony MDR-NC100D
Sony MDR-NC13
Sony MDR-NC100D
Sony MDR-NC13
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78
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Why is Sony MDR-NC100D better than Sony MDR-NC13?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    8Hzvs10Hz

Why is Sony MDR-NC13 better than Sony MDR-NC100D?

  • 54 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs70 Ohms
  • 7g lighter
    19gvs26g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has a battery level indicator

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-NC100D
Sony MDR-NC13

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-NC100D
Sony MDR-NC13

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

3.weight

26g

19g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a tangle free cable
Sony MDR-NC100D
Sony MDR-NC13

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.has an in-ear form
Sony MDR-NC100D
Sony MDR-NC13

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

6.has included ear pads
Sony MDR-NC100D
Sony MDR-NC13

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

23000Hz

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

8Hz

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.sound pressure level

110dB/mW

99dB/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

70 Ohms

16 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-NC100D
Sony MDR-NC13

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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Sony MDR-NC100D
Sony MDR-NC13

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Sony MDR-NC100D
Sony MDR-NC13

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a removable battery
Sony MDR-NC100D
Sony MDR-NC13

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-NC100D
Sony MDR-NC13

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-NC100D
Sony MDR-NC13

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.has an in-line control panel
Sony MDR-NC100D
Sony MDR-NC13

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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