50points

Urbanears Medis

59points

Urbanears Plattan

Urbanears Medis
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Urbanears Medis vs Urbanears Plattan

Urbanears Medis
Urbanears Plattan
Urbanears Medis
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59
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Why is Urbanears Medis better than Urbanears Plattan?

  • 28 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs60 Ohms
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an earbud form

Why is Urbanears Plattan better than Urbanears Medis?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Can be folded
  • 24.6mm bigger driver unit
    40mmvs15.4mm
  • Has an on-ear form
  • 24.6mm bigger diaphragm
    40mmvs15.4mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Urbanears Medis
Urbanears Plattan

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

2.can be folded
Urbanears Medis
Urbanears Plattan

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

3.has a tangle free cable
Urbanears Medis
Urbanears Plattan

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

4.has included ear pads
Urbanears Medis
Urbanears Plattan

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.has an on-ear form
Urbanears Medis
Urbanears Plattan

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

6.has a straight plug
Urbanears Medis
Urbanears Plattan

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

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.sound pressure level

115dB/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

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Urbanears Medis
Urbanears Plattan

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

5.impedance

32 Ohms

60 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.driver unit size

15.4mm

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
Urbanears Medis
Urbanears Plattan

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
Urbanears Medis
Urbanears Plattan

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
Urbanears Medis
Urbanears Plattan

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

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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