AKG K 512 MKIIAKG K171 MKII
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AKG K 512 MKII vs AKG K171 MKII: 15 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.
20000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
26000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
16Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
18Hz

3. weight

40g lighter.
200g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
240g

4. 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 512 MKII
AKG K171 MKII
45% have it

5. 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.
32 Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4 Ohms
55 Ohms

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
109dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
107dB/mW

7. 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 512 MKII
AKG K171 MKII
71% have it

8. 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 512 MKII
AKG K171 MKII
39% have it

9. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K 512 MKII
AKG K171 MKII
78% have it

10. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K 512 MKII
AKG K171 MKII
51% have it

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K 512 MKII
AKG K171 MKII
41% have it

12. 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 512 MKII
AKG K171 MKII
85% have it

13. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
AKG K 512 MKII
AKG K171 MKII
8% have it

14. 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 512 MKII
AKG K171 MKII
23% have it

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