45points

AKG K 242 HD

51points

AKG K240 Studio

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

AKG K 242 HD
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
  • Has stereo speakers

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

  • 13dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    104dB/mWvs91dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads

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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.weight

240g

240g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.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.

5.has a tangle free cable
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K240 Studio

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has included ear pads
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K240 Studio

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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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.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

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.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

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.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.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.

5.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

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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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