AKG K 142 HDGrado GS1000i
Top 63%494 points
Top 63%
Top 55%602 points
Top 55%
AKG K 142 HD
Grado GS1000i
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AKG K 142 HD vs Grado GS1000i: 17 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
24000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
35000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
18Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
8Hz

3. weight

87g lighter.
225g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
312g

4. 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.
AKG K 142 HD
Grado GS1000i
48% have it

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.
55Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
32Ohms

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.
AKG K 142 HD
Grado GS1000i
33% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
101dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
98dB/mW

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG K 142 HD
Grado GS1000i
73% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 142 HD
Grado GS1000i
31% have it

10. 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.
AKG K 142 HD
Grado GS1000i
75% have it

11. 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.
AKG K 142 HD
Grado GS1000i
42% have it

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K 142 HD
Grado GS1000i
53% 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.
AKG K 142 HD
Grado GS1000i
13% have it

14. has an on-ear form

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.
AKG K 142 HD
Grado GS1000i
22% have it

16. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
AKG K 142 HD
Grado GS1000i
87% have it

17. has an open-back design

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
AKG K 142 HD
Grado GS1000i
10% have it

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