AKG K 550HiFiMAN HE-500
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AKG K 550
HiFiMAN HE-500
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AKG K 550 vs HiFiMAN HE-500: 17 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.
28000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
50000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
12Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
15Hz

3. weight

197g lighter.
305g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
502g

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
HiFiMAN HE-500
46% 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
38Ohms

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
114dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
89dB/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 550
HiFiMAN HE-500
72% 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 550
HiFiMAN HE-500
39% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K 550
HiFiMAN HE-500
32% 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 550
HiFiMAN HE-500
52% 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 550
HiFiMAN HE-500
42% have it

12. 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 550
HiFiMAN HE-500
76% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K 550
HiFiMAN HE-500
41% have it

14. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K 550
HiFiMAN HE-500
63% have it

16. cable length

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

17. 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 550
HiFiMAN HE-500
10% have it

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