46points

AKG K 142 HD

48points

Sony MDR-IF245RK

AKG K 142 HD
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AKG K 142 HD vs Sony MDR-IF245RK

AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-IF245RK
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-IF245RK
46
points
48
points

Why is AKG K 142 HD better than Sony MDR-IF245RK?

  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony MDR-IF245RK better than AKG K 142 HD?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs18Hz
  • 25g lighter
    200gvs225g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a removable battery

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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

200g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.can be folded
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

5.has an on-ear form
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

24000Hz

24000Hz

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
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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
Sony MDR-IF245RK

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

2.has a removable battery
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-IF245RK

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-IF245RK

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

3.has an in-line control panel
AKG K 142 HD
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

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