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AKG K 242 HD
AKG K240 MKII
Top 53%2,111 points
Top 53%
Top 42%2,637 points
Top 42%
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K240 MKII
Top specs and features

AKG K 242 HD vs AKG K240 MKII: 15 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.
25000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
25000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
15Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
15Hz

3. weight

0g lighter.
240g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
240g

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

5. 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 242 HD
AKG K240 MKII
36% have it

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
91dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
104dB/mW

7. 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.
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K240 MKII
39% have it

8. 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 242 HD
AKG K240 MKII
76% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K240 MKII
23% have it

10. 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 242 HD
AKG K240 MKII
39% have it

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K240 MKII
44% 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 242 HD
AKG K240 MKII
48% have it

13. 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 242 HD
AKG K240 MKII
80% have it

14. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K240 MKII
7% have it

15. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m

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