57points

AKG K 430

64points

Marshall Major

AKG K 430
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AKG K 430 vs Marshall Major

AKG K 430
Marshall Major
AKG K 430
Marshall Major
57
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64
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Why is AKG K 430 better than Marshall Major?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    12Hzvs20Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 190.5g lighter
    110gvs300.5g
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Marshall Major better than AKG K 430?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • 1.6m longer cable
    2.7mvs1.1m
  • Has a coil cable

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 430
Marshall Major

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

300.5g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.can be folded
AKG K 430
Marshall Major

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

4.travel bag is included
AKG K 430
Marshall Major

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

5.Has a coil cable
AKG K 430
Marshall Major

A coil cable offers more flexibility, as it can be further extended when in use, as well as retracted to take up less space when not in use.

6.has an on-ear form
AKG K 430
Marshall Major

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.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

2.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

3.sound pressure level

125dB/mW

98.9dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K 430
Marshall Major

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K 430
Marshall Major

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

6.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
Marshall Major

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
Marshall Major

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

2.has an in-line control panel
AKG K 430
Marshall Major

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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