46points

AKG K 242 HD

53points

AKG K121 Studio

AKG K 242 HD
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AKG K121 Studio
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AKG K 242 HD vs AKG K121 Studio

AKG K 242 HD
AKG K121 Studio
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K121 Studio
46
points
53
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Why is AKG K 242 HD better than AKG K121 Studio?

  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs18Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an over-the-ear form

Why is AKG K121 Studio better than AKG K 242 HD?

  • 20g lighter
    220gvs240g
  • 23dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    114dB/mWvs91dB/mW
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an on-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K121 Studio

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 242 HD
AKG K121 Studio

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

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

3.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K121 Studio

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.

4.weight

240g

220g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K121 Studio

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has included ear pads
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K121 Studio

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

25000Hz

22500Hz

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

15Hz

18Hz

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.sound pressure level

91dB/mW

114dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.impedance

55 Ohms

55 Ohms

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

5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K121 Studio

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K121 Studio

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K121 Studio

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

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