46points

AKG K 242 HD

42points

AKG K92

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AKG K 242 HD vs AKG K92

AKG K 242 HD
AKG K92
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K92
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42
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Why is AKG K 242 HD better than AKG K92?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs16Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet

Why is AKG K92 better than AKG K 242 HD?

  • 23 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • 40g lighter
    200gvs240g
  • 22dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    113dB/mWvs91dB/mW

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K92

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 K92

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

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

3.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K92

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

200g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K92

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

6.has a straight plug
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K92

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

16Hz

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

22000Hz

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

113dB/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 K92

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

32 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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K92

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 242 HD
AKG K92

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

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