51points

Sony MDR-XB50AP

47points

Yamaha EPH-30

Comparison winner
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16 facts in comparison

Sony MDR-XB50AP vs Yamaha EPH-30

Sony MDR-XB50AP
Yamaha EPH-30
51
points
Sony MDR-XB50AP
47
points
Yamaha EPH-30

Why is Sony MDR-XB50AP better than Yamaha EPH-30?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    24000Hzvs21000Hz
  • 16Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 2g lighter
    8gvs10g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • 3mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    12mmvs9mm
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Why is Yamaha EPH-30 better than Sony MDR-XB50AP?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

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-XB50AP
Yamaha EPH-30
2.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

8g

10g

3.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sony MDR-XB50AP
Yamaha EPH-30
4.has an in-ear form
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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.

Sony MDR-XB50AP
Yamaha EPH-30
5.has an L-shaped plug
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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-XB50AP
Yamaha EPH-30
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

24000Hz

21000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

4Hz

20Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

110dB/mW

110dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Sony MDR-XB50AP
Yamaha EPH-30
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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

16 Ohms

16 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
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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-XB50AP
Yamaha EPH-30

Connectivity

1.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-XB50AP
Yamaha EPH-30

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

Sony MDR-XB50AP
Yamaha EPH-30
2.has an in-line control panel
?

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Sony MDR-XB50AP
Yamaha EPH-30

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