46points

AKG K 242 HD

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Polk Nue Voe

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AKG K 242 HD vs Polk Nue Voe

AKG K 242 HD
Polk Nue Voe

Why is AKG K 242 HD better than Polk Nue Voe?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Polk Nue Voe better than AKG K 242 HD?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs15Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 23 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • 127g lighter
    113gvs240g
  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    101dB/mWvs91dB/mW
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 242 HD
Polk Nue Voe

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
Polk Nue Voe

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

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

3.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K 242 HD
Polk Nue Voe

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

113g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
AKG K 242 HD
Polk Nue Voe

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has an in-ear form
AKG K 242 HD
Polk Nue Voe

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

25000Hz

21500Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

15Hz

10Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K 242 HD
Polk Nue Voe

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.sound pressure level

91dB/mW

101dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

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

6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K 242 HD
Polk Nue Voe

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
Polk Nue Voe

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

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
AKG K 242 HD
Polk Nue Voe

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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