45points

Ultrasone Edition 5

50points

Ultrasone Edition 8

Ultrasone Edition 5
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Ultrasone Edition 5 vs Ultrasone Edition 8

Ultrasone Edition 5
Ultrasone Edition 8
Ultrasone Edition 5
Ultrasone Edition 8
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Why is Ultrasone Edition 5 better than Ultrasone Edition 8?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs6Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 13.9g lighter
    280gvs293.9g

Why is Ultrasone Edition 8 better than Ultrasone Edition 5?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
    30 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a straight plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Ultrasone Edition 5
Ultrasone Edition 8

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
Ultrasone Edition 5
Ultrasone Edition 8

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.

3.has a detachable cable
Ultrasone Edition 5
Ultrasone Edition 8

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

4.weight

280g

293.9g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.travel bag is included
Ultrasone Edition 5
Ultrasone Edition 8

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

6.cable length

1.5m

1.2m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

46000Hz

42000Hz

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

5Hz

6Hz

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.sound pressure level

96dB/mW

96dB/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.impedance

32 Ohms

30 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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Ultrasone Edition 5
Ultrasone Edition 8

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

6.driver unit size

40mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Ultrasone Edition 5
Ultrasone Edition 8

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

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