Sony MDR-NC500D
Top 24%490 points
Top 24%
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1Hz - 9.25Hz
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Sony MDR-NC500D: 17 facts and highlights

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
24000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
5Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz

3. weight

195g
AKG IP2: 3g

4. 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.
40Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms

5. 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-NC500D
36% have it

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
102dB/mW
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 130dB/mW

7. 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-NC500D
37% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Sony MDR-NC500D
30% have it

9. 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

10. 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-NC500D
32% have it

11. 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-NC500D
42% have it

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sony MDR-NC500D
65% have it

13. has active noise canceling / noise reduction

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-NC500D
13% have it

14. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Sony MDR-NC500D
8% have it

15. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.50m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m

16. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Sony MDR-NC500D
7% have it

17. 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-NC500D
87% have it

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