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X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
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X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
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X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset vs Sony MDR-1000X: 24 facts in comparison

1. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
45% have it

2. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
35% have it

3. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
68% have it

4. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
38% have it

5. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
30% have it

6. can be used as a headset

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.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
43% have it

7. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
46% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
24% have it

9. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
75% have it

10. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
23% have it

11. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
8mm
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm
39.8mm

12. has an over-the-ear form

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.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
39% have it

13. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
13% have it

14. control panel placed on a device

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
17% have it

15. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
64% have it

16. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
43% have it

17. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
49% have it

18. has an L-shaped plug

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.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
30% have it

19. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
81% have it

20. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
13% have it

21. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
16% have it

22. has an in-ear form

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.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
36% have it

23. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
5% have it

24. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
X-1 Surge Waterproof Headset
Sony MDR-1000X
4% have it

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