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Sony XBA-2iP

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Sony XBA-2iP review: specs and price

Sony XBA-2iP
Sony XBA-2iP
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Why is Sony XBA-2iP better than the average?

  • Highest frequency
    25000Hzvs24201.64Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    4Hzvs14.83Hz
  • Impedance
    12 Ohmsvs33.17 Ohms
  • Weight
    6gvs168.95g
  • Sound pressure level
    108dB/mWvs105.22dB/mW

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony XBA-2iP

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 an over-the-ear form
Sony XBA-2iP

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.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

3.weight

6g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a tangle free cable
Sony XBA-2iP

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.has an in-ear form
Sony XBA-2iP

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.

6.has included ear pads
Sony XBA-2iP

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

25000Hz

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

4Hz

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 XBA-2iP

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

108dB/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

12 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 XBA-2iP

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony XBA-2iP

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony XBA-2iP

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Sony XBA-2iP

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

3.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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