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AKG K 430 vs AKG K550: 19 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.
28000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
28000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
12Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
12Hz

3. weight

195g lighter.
110g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
305g

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 430
AKG K550
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.
32Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
32Ohms

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
125dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
114dB/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 430
AKG K550
73% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K 430
AKG K550
25% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 430
AKG K550
31% have it

10. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
AKG K 430
AKG K550
44% 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 430
AKG K550
75% 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 430
AKG K550
42% 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 430
AKG K550
53% have it

14. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K 430
AKG K550
42% have it

16. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
AKG K 430
AKG K550
10% have it

17. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
AKG K 430
AKG K550
22% have it

18. 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 430
AKG K550
87% have it

19. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.1m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m

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