AKG K 242 HDAudio-Technica ATH-W5000
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Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
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AKG K 242 HD vs Audio-Technica ATH-W5000: 16 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
45000Hz

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
5Hz

3. weight

100g lighter.
240g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
340g

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
40 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
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
35% 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
102dB/mW

7. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
69% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K 242 HD
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
24% have it

9. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
39% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 242 HD
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
31% have it

11. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
76% have it

12. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
40% have it

13. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K 242 HD
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
63% have it

14. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
50% have it

16. cable length

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

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