53points

Sony XBA C10iP

50points

Yamaha EPH-30

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Sony XBA C10iP vs Yamaha EPH-30

Sony XBA C10iP
Yamaha EPH-30
Sony XBA C10iP
Yamaha EPH-30
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Why is Sony XBA C10iP better than Yamaha EPH-30?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs20Hz
  • 6g lighter
    4gvs10g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-line control panel

Why is Yamaha EPH-30 better than Sony XBA C10iP?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs24 Ohms
  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    110dB/mWvs106dB/mW
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony XBA C10iP
Yamaha EPH-30

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.weight

4g

10g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has a tangle free cable
Sony XBA C10iP
Yamaha EPH-30

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

4.has included ear pads
Sony XBA C10iP
Yamaha EPH-30

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.has an in-ear form
Sony XBA C10iP
Yamaha EPH-30

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 an L-shaped plug
Sony XBA C10iP
Yamaha EPH-30

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.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

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

2.highest frequency

25000Hz

21000Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

106dB/mW

110dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sony XBA C10iP
Yamaha EPH-30

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

5.impedance

24 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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony XBA C10iP
Yamaha EPH-30

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

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Sony XBA C10iP
Yamaha EPH-30

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

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