41points

AKG K 242 HD

45points

AKG K240 Studio

AKG K 242 HD
AKG K240 Studio
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AKG K 242 HD vs AKG K240 Studio

AKG K 242 HD
AKG K240 Studio

Why is AKG K 242 HD better than AKG K240 Studio?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
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Why is AKG K240 Studio better than AKG K 242 HD?

  • 13dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    104dB/mWvs91dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • Has an open-back design
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Price comparison

AKG K240 Studio

ProductStorePrice
AKG K240 Studio AmazonAKG Pro Audio K240 STUDIO Over-Ear, Semi...AKG Pro Audio K240 STUDIO Over-Ear, Semi-Open, Professional Studio Headphones
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$67.00
AKG K240 Studio AmazonAKG K 240 Studio Pro Semi-Open Stereo He...AKG K 240 Studio Pro Semi-Open Stereo Headphones with Behringer MicroAMP HA-400 Headphone Amp Bundle
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$79.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K240 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 an over-the-ear form
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K240 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.
3.has a detachable cable
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K240 Studio
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

240g

240g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.has a tangle free cable
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K240 Studio
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
6.cable length

3m

3m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

15Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

25000Hz

25000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.sound pressure level

91dB/mW

104dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K240 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.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K240 Studio
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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