57points

AKG K 430

57points

AKG Y40

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AKG K 430 vs AKG Y40

AKG K 430
AKG Y40
AKG K 430
AKG Y40
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57
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Why is AKG K 430 better than AKG Y40?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    12Hzvs16Hz
  • 23g lighter
    110gvs133g
  • Has stereo speakers

Why is AKG Y40 better than AKG K 430?

  • Has a detachable cable
  • 0.1m longer cable
    1.2mvs1.1m

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 430
AKG Y40

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 430
AKG Y40

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

3.weight

110g

133g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.can be folded
AKG K 430
AKG Y40

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

5.travel bag is included
AKG K 430
AKG Y40

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

6.has an on-ear form
AKG K 430
AKG Y40

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.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

12Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K 430
AKG Y40

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

125dB/mW

120dB/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

32 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.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 430
AKG Y40

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 430
AKG Y40

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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