AKG K 430


Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X

AKG K 430
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
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AKG K 430 vs Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X

AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X

Why is AKG K 430 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X?

  • Has passive noise reduction
  • 22dB/mW higher sound pressure level

  • 8 Ohms lower impedance

    32 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • 155g lighter

  • Can be folded
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X better than AKG K 430?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency

  • 17000Hz higher high-frequency

  • 1.9m longer cable

  • Has an open-back design

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Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X

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1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.



We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
3.can be folded
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
4.travel bag is included
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
5.has an on-ear form
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
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.
6.cable length



A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency



The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency



The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
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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



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

32 Ohms

40 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.


1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.


1.Has an in-line control panel
AKG K 430
Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
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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