AKG K 512 MKIISennheiser HD 800
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Top 67%
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Top 60%
AKG K 512 MKII
Sennheiser HD 800
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AKG K 512 MKII vs Sennheiser HD 800: 16 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
51000Hz

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
6Hz

3. weight

130g lighter.
200g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
330g

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
Sennheiser HD 800
48% 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.
32Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
300Ohms

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
102dB/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 800
73% 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
Sennheiser HD 800
38% 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
Sennheiser HD 800
75% 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
Sennheiser HD 800
54% have it

11. 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
Sennheiser HD 800
42% have it

12. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
AKG K 512 MKII
Sennheiser HD 800
13% have it

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 800
22% have it

14. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
2.5m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m

15. 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 800
87% have it

16. 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
Sennheiser HD 800
10% have it

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