40points

AKG K 512 MKII

49points

Philips SHP8500

AKG K 512 MKII
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Philips SHP8500
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AKG K 512 MKII vs Philips SHP8500

AKG K 512 MKII
Philips SHP8500
AKG K 512 MKII
Philips SHP8500
40
points
AKG K 512 MKII
49
points
Philips SHP8500

Why is AKG K 512 MKII better than Philips SHP8500?

  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    109dB/mWvs106dB/mW
  • 360g lighter
    200gvs560g
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Why is Philips SHP8500 better than AKG K 512 MKII?

  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs16Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 0.5m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs2.5m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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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
Philips SHP8500
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

AKG K 512 MKII
Philips SHP8500
3.lighter
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

200g

560g

4.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
Philips SHP8500
5. longer cable
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

2.5m

3m

6.has a straight plug
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A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

AKG K 512 MKII
Philips SHP8500

Sound quality

1. higher high-frequency
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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

20000Hz

28000Hz

2. lower low-frequency
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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

16Hz

10Hz

3. higher sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

109dB/mW

106dB/mW

4. lower impedance
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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

32 Ohms

32 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
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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
Philips SHP8500

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

AKG K 512 MKII
Philips SHP8500

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