Panasonic RP-HC800
vs
LucidSound LS31 Wireless

Panasonic RP-HC800
LucidSound LS31 Wireless
RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless Difference
Model Panasonic RP-HC800 LucidSound LS31 Wireless
Travel-Friendly / Outside Noise Isolation 3.2 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 0.2 (6%)
Critical Listening / Sound Quality 3.3 / 5.0 3.6 / 5.0 0.3 (9%)
Gaming Quality 3.2 / 5.0 3.9 / 5.0 0.65 (20%)
Office Environment Sound Isolation 3.1 / 5.0 3.3 / 5.0 0.2 (7%)
Comfort and Stability while doing Sports 3.0 / 5.0 3.1 / 5.0 0.1 (3%)
Watching TV Sound Experience 2.8 / 5.0 3.6 / 5.0 0.75 (27%)
Price $ 84.0 $ 92.5 8.5 (10%)
Year 2014 2018 4 (0%)
Microphone Yes Yes
Wireless No Yes
Battery Life 7.4 Hours 6.6 Hours 0.8 (11%)
Ear Breathability 3.5 / 5.0 3.2 / 5.0 0.25 (7%)
Comfort 3.3 / 5.0 3.8 / 5.0 0.5 (15%)
Controls 3.0 / 5.0 3.3 / 5.0 0.3 (10%)
Noise Handling 3.3 / 5.0 4.3 / 5.0 1 (31%)
Microphone Quality 3.0 / 5.0 4.1 / 5.0 1.1 (37%)

Panasonic RP-HC800

The Panasonic RP-HC800 has excellent noise cancelling capability. The Panasonic RP-HC800 is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv. Sound leakage is worse that other competitors. In terms of recording quality and voice chat usage, the Panasonic RP-HC800 performs reasonably well against the competition. The sound quality of the Panasonic RP-HC800 is below average, especially for critical listening. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the Panasonic RP-HC800 is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports. For gaming, the Panasonic RP-HC800 is not up to par with other similar headsets. The Panasonic RP-HC800 suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments.

LucidSound LS31 Wireless

The wireless support in LucidSound LS31 Wireless is very convenient. The LucidSound LS31 Wireless is a relatively new headset. The LucidSound LS31 Wireless is great for watching TV and is very convenient while enabling immersive sound experience. In terms of sound quality, the LucidSound LS31 Wireless is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. For gaming, the LucidSound LS31 Wireless has excellent support and feature set that enables superb gaming experience. The LucidSound LS31 Wireless has excellent noise cancelling capability. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the LucidSound LS31 Wireless is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports. The LucidSound LS31 Wireless suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments. Sound leakage is worse that other competitors.

Panasonic RP-HC800 vs LucidSound LS31 Wireless Specifications Comparison

Base/Dock

RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless
Dock ChargingN/ANo
Line InN/ANo
Line OutN/ANo
Optical InputN/AYes
PC CompatibleN/AAudio + Microphone
PS4 CompatibleN/AAudio + Microphone
Power SupplyN/AUSB
RCA InputN/ANo
TypeN/AWireless USB Dongle
USB InputN/AYes
Xbox One CompatibleN/AAudio Only

Bass

RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless
High-Bass3.94 dB5.65 dB
Low-Bass3.83 dB-1.23 dB
Low-Frequency Extension10 Hz24.84 Hz
Mid-Bass2.87 dB4.5 dB
Std. Err.3.17 dB4.14 dB

Battery

RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless
Audio while chargingN/AYes
Battery Life20.5 hrs16.9 hrs
Battery TypeAAARechargable
Charge TimeN/A3.2 hrs
Passive PlaybackNoYes
Power Saving FeatureNoNo

Bluetooth

RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless
Bluetooth VersionN/AN/A
Multi-Device PairingN/AN/A
NFC PairingN/AN/A

Breathability

RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless
Avg.Temp.Difference4.2 C5.7 C

Cable

RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless
Connection1/8" TRRS1/8" TRRS
DetachableYesYes
Length4.99 ft4.1 ft

Case

RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless
H2.17 "N/A
L8.27 "N/A
TypeHard caseN/A
Volume133.92 Cu. InchesN/A
W7.48 "N/A

Comfort

RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless
Clamping Force1.11 lbs0.9 lbs
Weight0.60 lbs0.8 lbs

Controls

RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless
Additional ButtonsNoPresets
Call/Music ControlYesNo
Channel MixingN/AAdjustable
Ease of useDecentOkay
FeedbackOkayGood
Microphone ControlNoYes
Noise Canceling ControlNoN/A
Talk-ThroughNoN/A
Volume ControlYesYes

Frequency Response Consistency

RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless
Avg. Std. Deviation0.28 dB0.44 dB

Latency

RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless
Default Latency0 ms31 ms
aptX LatencyN/AN/A
aptX(LL) LatencyN/AN/A

Leakage

RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless
Overall Leakage @ 1ft52.36 dB41.92 dB

Mid

RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless
High-Mid-6.09 dB-0.63 dB
Low-Mid2.58 dB4.23 dB
Mid-Mid-5.25 dB0.06 dB
Std. Err.5.32 dB2.89 dB

Noise Handling

RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless
SpNR17.53 dB35.14 dB

Noise Isolation

RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless
Bass-14.45 dB0.17 dB
Mid-20.28 dB-2.29 dB
Overall Attenuation-23.22 dB-9.83 dB
Self-Noise17.07 dB20.84 dB
Treble-35.35 dB-27.26 dB

Portability

RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless
H1.97 "3.7 "
L7.48 "8.0 "
Transmitter requiredN/AN/A
Volume104.32 Cu. Inches231 Cu. Inches
W7.09 "7.8 "

Recording Quality

RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless
FR Std. Dev.1.23 dB0.98 dB
Gain27.55 dB26.98 dB
HFE4243.66 Hz4695.06 Hz
LFE500.69 Hz24.13 Hz
Weighted THD19.7133.656

Soundstage

RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless
Correlated Crosstalk-0.57 dB0.0 dB
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)4.47 dB2.84 dB
PRTF Distance-1.18 dB9.71 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)1.76 dB5.01 dB

Total Harmonic Distortion

RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless
Weighted THD @ 10076.1162.176
Weighted THD @ 907.1781.916

Treble

RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless
High-Treble0.73 dB-3.89 dB
Low-Treble-4.21 dB-5.64 dB
Mid-Treble0.52 dB-0.65 dB
Std. Err.3.77 dB4.86 dB

Wired

RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless
Analog AudioYesYes
OS CompatibilityiOSNot OS specific
PC CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneAudio + Microphone
PS4 CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneAudio + Microphone
USB AudioNoNo
Xbox One CompatibleAudio OnlyAudio + Microphone

Wireless Range

RP-HC800 LS31 Wireless
Line of Sight RangeN/A99 ft
Obstructed RangeN/A47 ft

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