AKG K 242 HDAKG K271 MKII
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AKG K 242 HD vs AKG K271 MKII: 17 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.

2. lowest frequency

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

3. weight

0g lighter.

4. has sound isolation / passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K271 MKII
49% have it

5. 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.

6. 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 K271 MKII
35% have it

7. sound pressure level

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

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K271 MKII
26% have it

9. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K271 MKII
73% have it

10. 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 K271 MKII
38% have it

11. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K271 MKII
74% have it

12. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K271 MKII
44% have it

13. 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 K271 MKII
55% have it

14. 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 K271 MKII
42% have it

15. 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 K271 MKII
8% have it

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

17. 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 K271 MKII
87% have it

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