88points

Sony MDR-ZX770BN

54points

Yamaha EPH-100

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Sony MDR-ZX770BN vs Yamaha EPH-100

Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Yamaha EPH-100
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Yamaha EPH-100
88
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54
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Why is Sony MDR-ZX770BN better than Yamaha EPH-100?

  • 12Hz lower low-frequency
    8Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device

Why is Yamaha EPH-100 better than Sony MDR-ZX770BN?

  • 7 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs23 Ohms
  • 231.5g lighter
    13.5gvs245g
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    104dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Yamaha EPH-100

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-ZX770BN
Yamaha EPH-100

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Yamaha EPH-100

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.

4.weight

245g

13.5g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Yamaha EPH-100

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has an in-ear form
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Yamaha EPH-100

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.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

20000Hz

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

20Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Yamaha EPH-100

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

4.sound pressure level

98dB/mW

104dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

23 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

6.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Yamaha EPH-100

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Yamaha EPH-100

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Yamaha EPH-100

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Yamaha EPH-100

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Yamaha EPH-100

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Yamaha EPH-100

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.

2.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Yamaha EPH-100

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.

3.has a noise canceling microphone
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Yamaha EPH-100

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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