65points

Sony MDR-Z1R

35points

Stax SR-009

Sony MDR-Z1R
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15 facts in comparison

Sony MDR-Z1R vs Stax SR-009

Sony MDR-Z1R
Stax SR-009
65
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Sony MDR-Z1R
35
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Stax SR-009

Why is Sony MDR-Z1R better than Stax SR-009?

  • 78000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    120000Hzvs42000Hz
  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs5Hz
  • Has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 81 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    64 Ohmsvs145 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 68g lighter
    385gvs453g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?

Why is Stax SR-009 better than Sony MDR-Z1R?

  • 18dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    118dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Price comparison

Stax SR-009

Buy used:

$500.00

ProductStorePrice
Stax SR-009 AmazonSTAX SR-009 Open Back Electrostatic Ears...STAX SR-009 Open Back Electrostatic Earspeakers from Japan
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$3,553.13

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
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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-Z1R
Stax SR-009
2.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sony MDR-Z1R
Stax SR-009
3.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

385g

453g

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

Sony MDR-Z1R
Stax SR-009
5.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

2.5m

6.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-Z1R
Stax SR-009

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. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

120000Hz

42000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass. Show more

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

4Hz

5Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

100dB/mW

118dB/mW

4.impedance
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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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

64 Ohms

145 Ohms

5.has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
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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-Z1R
Stax SR-009
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-Z1R
Stax SR-009

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-Z1R
Stax SR-009

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