57points

AKG K 430

49points

Beyerdynamic DTX 501 p

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Beyerdynamic DTX 501 p
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AKG K 430 vs Beyerdynamic DTX 501 p

AKG K 430
Beyerdynamic DTX 501 p
AKG K 430
Beyerdynamic DTX 501 p
57
points
49
points

Why is AKG K 430 better than Beyerdynamic DTX 501 p?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    12Hzvs20Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 10g lighter
    110gvs120g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Beyerdynamic DTX 501 p better than AKG K 430?

  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • 0.2m longer cable
    1.3mvs1.1m

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 430
Beyerdynamic DTX 501 p

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

2.weight

110g

120g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.can be folded
AKG K 430
Beyerdynamic DTX 501 p

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

4.travel bag is included
AKG K 430
Beyerdynamic DTX 501 p

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

5.has an L-shaped plug
AKG K 430
Beyerdynamic DTX 501 p

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

6.has an on-ear form
AKG K 430
Beyerdynamic DTX 501 p

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

20000Hz

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

20Hz

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
Beyerdynamic DTX 501 p

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

104dB/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
Beyerdynamic DTX 501 p

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
Beyerdynamic DTX 501 p

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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