AKG K 550Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
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AKG K 550
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
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AKG K 550 vs Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X: 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.

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

3. weight

70g lighter.

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 550
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
49% 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.

6. 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 550
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
35% have it

7. sound pressure level

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

8. 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 550
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
73% have it

9. 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 550
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
38% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 550
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
31% have it

11. driver unit size

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

12. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K 550
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
74% have it

13. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K 550
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
55% have it

14. 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 550
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
42% have it

15. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

16. 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 550
Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X
87% have it

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