AKG K 430Shure SE425
Top 51%641 points
Top 51%
Top 59%540 points
Top 59%
AKG K 430
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AKG K 430 vs Shure SE425: 18 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
28000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
19000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
12Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
20Hz

3. has sound isolation / passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
AKG K 430
Shure SE425
48% have it

4. impedance

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.
32Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
22Ohms

5. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
125dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
109dB/mW

6. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG K 430
Shure SE425
73% have it

7. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
AKG K 430
Shure SE425
38% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 430
Shure SE425
31% have it

9. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
AKG K 430
Shure SE425
44% have it

10. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K 430
Shure SE425
75% have it

11. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K 430
Shure SE425
54% have it

12. has an L-shaped plug

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.
AKG K 430
Shure SE425
32% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K 430
Shure SE425
42% have it

14. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K 430
Shure SE425
64% have it

15. has an on-ear form

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.
AKG K 430
Shure SE425
22% have it

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.1m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.62m

17. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
AKG K 430
Shure SE425
87% have it

18. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
AKG K 430
Shure SE425
33% have it

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