63points

Urbanears Kransen

44points

Urbanears Medis Plus

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Urbanears Kransen vs Urbanears Medis Plus

Urbanears Kransen
Urbanears Medis Plus
Urbanears Kransen
Urbanears Medis Plus

Why is Urbanears Kransen better than Urbanears Medis Plus?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an earbud form

Why is Urbanears Medis Plus better than Urbanears Kransen?

  • 15dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    115dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 5.4mm bigger driver unit
    15.4mmvs10mm
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an in-ear form

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Design

1.has a tangle free cable
Urbanears Kransen
Urbanears Medis Plus

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

2.has included ear pads
Urbanears Kransen
Urbanears Medis Plus

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

3.has an L-shaped plug
Urbanears Kransen
Urbanears Medis Plus

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.

4.has a straight plug
Urbanears Kransen
Urbanears Medis Plus

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

5.sweat resistant
Urbanears Kransen
Urbanears Medis Plus

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

6.cable length

1.2m

1.2m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

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

20Hz

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
Urbanears Kransen
Urbanears Medis Plus

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

4.impedance

16 Ohms

32 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
Urbanears Kransen
Urbanears Medis Plus

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.sound pressure level

100dB/mW

115dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Urbanears Kransen
Urbanears Medis Plus

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Urbanears Kransen
Urbanears Medis Plus

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

2.number of microphones

1

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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