Sony MDR-ZX770BNAudio-Technica ATH-M40xJVC Xtreme Xplosives
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Top 52%
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
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JVC Xtreme Xplosives
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Top specs and features

Sony MDR-ZX770BN vs Audio-Technica ATH-M40x vs JVC Xtreme Xplosives: 27 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
22000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
24000Hz
23000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
8Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
15Hz
7Hz

3. weight

245g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
240g
280g

4. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
JVC Xtreme Xplosives
45% have it

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.
23Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
35Ohms
32Ohms

6. 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-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
JVC Xtreme Xplosives
33% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
98dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
98dB/mW
105dB/mW

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
JVC Xtreme Xplosives
71% have it

9. 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-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
JVC Xtreme Xplosives
39% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
JVC Xtreme Xplosives
32% have it

11. 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-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
JVC Xtreme Xplosives
40% have it

12. has stereo speakers

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-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
JVC Xtreme Xplosives
78% have it

13. 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 LCD2 Classic: 106mm
40mm
50mm

14. 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-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
JVC Xtreme Xplosives
41% have it

16. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
JVC Xtreme Xplosives
51% have it

17. 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-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
JVC Xtreme Xplosives
31% have it

18. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
JVC Xtreme Xplosives
63% have it

19. control panel placed on a device

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.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
JVC Xtreme Xplosives
16% have it

20. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
JVC Xtreme Xplosives
41% have it

21. 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-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
JVC Xtreme Xplosives
12% have it

22. 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-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
JVC Xtreme Xplosives
85% have it

23. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
JVC Xtreme Xplosives
8% have it

24. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m
1.2m

25. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
JVC Xtreme Xplosives
12% have it

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