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AKG K 550

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AKG K 550 review: specs and price

AKG K 550
AKG K 550

Why is AKG K 550 better than the average?

  • Highest frequency
    28000Hzvs24201.64Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    12Hzvs14.83Hz
  • Impedance
    32 Ohmsvs33.17 Ohms
  • Sound pressure level
    114dB/mWvs105.22dB/mW
  • Driver unit size
    50mmvs30.86mm
  • Cable length
    3mvs1.65m

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 550

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K 550

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.

3.weight

305g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
AKG K 550

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

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5.can be folded
AKG K 550

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has a straight plug
AKG K 550

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

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

12Hz

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

2.highest frequency

28000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K 550

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.sound pressure level

114dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

32 Ohms

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

6.driver unit size

50mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 550

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

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