39points

Abyss AB-1266

51points

AKG K171 MKII

Abyss AB-1266
Comparison winner
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Abyss AB-1266 vs AKG K171 MKII

Abyss AB-1266
AKG K171 MKII
39
points
Abyss AB-1266
51
points
AKG K171 MKII

Why is Abyss AB-1266 better than AKG K171 MKII?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs26000Hz
  • 13Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs18Hz
  • 9 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    46 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is AKG K171 MKII better than Abyss AB-1266?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 420g lighter
    240gvs660g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • 0.5m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs2.5m
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.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.

Abyss AB-1266
AKG K171 MKII
2.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Abyss AB-1266
AKG K171 MKII
3.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

660g

240g

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

Abyss AB-1266
AKG K171 MKII
5.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Abyss AB-1266
AKG K171 MKII
6.Has a coil cable
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A coil cable offers more flexibility, as it can be further extended when in use, as well as retracted to take up less space when not in use.

Abyss AB-1266
AKG K171 MKII

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

28000Hz

26000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

5Hz

18Hz

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

Abyss AB-1266
AKG K171 MKII
4.impedance
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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

46 Ohms

55 Ohms

5.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.

Abyss AB-1266
AKG K171 MKII

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Abyss AB-1266
AKG K171 MKII

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