55points
31points

Aedle VK-1

48points
42points

AKG K518

Comparison winner
Aedle VK-1
Cost-effectiveness winner
AKG K518
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Aedle VK-1 vs AKG K518

Aedle VK-1
AKG K518
55
points
Aedle VK-1
48
points
AKG K518

Why is Aedle VK-1 better than AKG K518?

  • 14dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    129dB/mWvs115dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?

Why is AKG K518 better than Aedle VK-1?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    24000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    16Hzvs20Hz
  • 65g lighter
    150gvs215g
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

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Design

1.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.

Aedle VK-1
AKG K518
2.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

215g

150g

3.travel bag is included
?

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

Aedle VK-1
AKG K518
4.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Aedle VK-1
AKG K518
5.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Aedle VK-1
AKG K518
6.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Aedle VK-1
AKG K518

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

20000Hz

24000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

20Hz

16Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

129dB/mW

115dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

Aedle VK-1
AKG K518
5.impedance
?

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

32 Ohms

32 Ohms

6.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.

Aedle VK-1
AKG K518

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.

Aedle VK-1
AKG K518

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