46points

AKG K 430

50points

Focal Spirit One S

AKG K 430
Focal Spirit One S
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18 facts in comparison

AKG K 430 vs Focal Spirit One S

AKG K 430
Focal Spirit One S

Why is AKG K 430 better than Focal Spirit One S?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 6000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 21dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    125dB/mWvs104dB/mW
  • 170g lighter
    ?

    110gvs280g
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Why is Focal Spirit One S better than AKG K 430?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs12Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • 0.3m longer cable
    ?

    1.4mvs1.1m

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 430
Focal Spirit One S
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 an over-the-ear form
AKG K 430
Focal Spirit One S
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.
3.has a detachable cable
AKG K 430
Focal Spirit One S
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

110g

280g

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.
5.can be folded
AKG K 430
Focal Spirit One S
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
AKG K 430
Focal Spirit One S
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

12Hz

5Hz

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

28000Hz

22000Hz

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
AKG K 430
Focal Spirit One S
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.
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.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 430
Focal Spirit One S
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K 430
Focal Spirit One S
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.Has an in-line control panel
AKG K 430
Focal Spirit One S
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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