AKG K 512 MKIIGrado PS500
Top 67%439 points
Top 67%
Top 57%572 points
Top 57%
AKG K 512 MKII
Grado PS500
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Top specs and features

AKG K 512 MKII vs Grado PS500: 14 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
29000Hz

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
14Hz

3. weight

100g lighter.
200g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
300g

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
32Ohms

5. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
AKG K 512 MKII
Grado PS500
34% have it

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
98dB/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
Grado PS500
72% have it

8. 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
Grado PS500
76% have it

9. 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
Grado PS500
52% have it

10. 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
Grado PS500
86% have it

11. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
2.5m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
2m

12. 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
Grado PS500
23% have it

13. has an open-back design

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
AKG K 512 MKII
Grado PS500
10% have it

14. has removable speakers

This modularity allows you to integrate the speakers into hoodies or snowboard helmets.
AKG K 512 MKII
Grado PS500
1% have it

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