46points

AKG K 142 HD

72points

JBL Everest 300

AKG K 142 HD
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AKG K 142 HD vs JBL Everest 300

AKG K 142 HD
JBL Everest 300
AKG K 142 HD
JBL Everest 300
46
points
72
points

Why is AKG K 142 HD better than JBL Everest 300?

  • 20g lighter
    225gvs245g
  • Has a neodymium magnet

Why is JBL Everest 300 better than AKG K 142 HD?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs18Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 142 HD
JBL Everest 300

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a detachable cable
AKG K 142 HD
JBL Everest 300

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.weight

225g

245g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.can be folded
AKG K 142 HD
JBL Everest 300

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

5.has an on-ear form
AKG K 142 HD
JBL Everest 300

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.

6.has a straight plug
AKG K 142 HD
JBL Everest 300

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

24000Hz

22000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

18Hz

10Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K 142 HD
JBL Everest 300

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

For example

RHA TrueConnect

4.sound pressure level

101dB/mW

100dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K 142 HD
JBL Everest 300

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K 142 HD
JBL Everest 300

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.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K 142 HD
JBL Everest 300

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K 142 HD
JBL Everest 300

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K 142 HD
JBL Everest 300

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 142 HD
JBL Everest 300

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K 142 HD
JBL Everest 300

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.

2.can be used as a headset
AKG K 142 HD
JBL Everest 300

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
AKG K 142 HD
JBL Everest 300

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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