AKG K 512 MKIISennheiser HD 229
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AKG K 512 MKII
Sennheiser HD 229
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AKG K 512 MKII vs Sennheiser HD 229: 13 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
22000Hz

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. 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
Sennheiser HD 229
46% 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
16Ohms

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
Sennheiser HD 229
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
110dB/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
Sennheiser HD 229
72% have it

8. 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 512 MKII
Sennheiser HD 229
45% 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
Sennheiser HD 229
52% have it

10. 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
Sennheiser HD 229
76% have it

11. 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
Sennheiser HD 229
86% have it

12. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
2.5m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.4m

13. 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
Sennheiser HD 229
23% have it

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