AKG K 242 HDSoundMagic PL11
Top 61%510 points
Top 61%
Top 48%678 points
Top 48%
AKG K 242 HD
SoundMagic PL11
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AKG K 242 HD vs SoundMagic PL11: 18 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
22000Hz

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
20Hz

3. weight

230g lighter.
240g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
10g

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
SoundMagic PL11
48% 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.
55Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
12Ohms

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
SoundMagic PL11
33% have it

7. 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
100dB/mW

8. 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
SoundMagic PL11
73% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K 242 HD
SoundMagic PL11
25% 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
SoundMagic PL11
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
SoundMagic PL11
75% have it

12. 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
SoundMagic PL11
54% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K 242 HD
SoundMagic PL11
42% 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
SoundMagic PL11
42% have it

15. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K 242 HD
SoundMagic PL11
64% have it

16. has active noise canceling / noise reduction

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
AKG K 242 HD
SoundMagic PL11
13% have it

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
SoundMagic PL11
87% have it

18. has an in-ear form

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.
AKG K 242 HD
SoundMagic PL11
33% have it

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