43points

AKG K 550

48points

Sony MDR V6

AKG K 550
Sony MDR V6
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17 facts in comparison

AKG K 550 vs Sony MDR V6

AKG K 550
Sony MDR V6

Why is AKG K 550 better than Sony MDR V6?

  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    114dB/mWvs106dB/mW
  • 31 Ohms lower impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs63 Ohms
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs40mm

Why is Sony MDR V6 better than AKG K 550?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs12Hz
  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
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    30000Hzvs28000Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 6g lighter
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    299gvs305g
  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has a coil cable
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Price comparison

Sony MDR V6

Buy used:

$200.00

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR V6 AmazonSony DJ Headphones (4334205465)
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$97.99
Sony MDR V6 AmazonSony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphrag...Sony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphragm Headphone (International Model) No Warranty
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$108.99
Sony MDR V6 AmazonSony Mdr-cd900st Studio Monitor Stereo H...Sony Mdr-cd900st Studio Monitor Stereo Headphones
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$190.00
Sony MDR V6 AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
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$98.49
Sony MDR V6 AmazonSony Monitor Series Closed Back Stereo S...Sony Monitor Series Closed Back Stereo Studio Headphones
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$394.95
Sony MDR V6 AmazonSony MDR-ZX310-BLACK Wired Headphones wi...Sony MDR-ZX310-BLACK Wired Headphones with Lightweight Adjustable Headband and Swivel Earcups
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$41.35
Sony MDR V6 AmazonSony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphrag...Sony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphragm Headphone (Renewed)
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$119.00
Sony MDR V6 AmazonSony DJ Style Headphones
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$79.89

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K 550
Sony MDR V6
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
Sony MDR V6
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.has a detachable cable
AKG K 550
Sony MDR V6
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

305g

299g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.can be folded
AKG K 550
Sony MDR V6
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
AKG K 550
Sony MDR V6
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

12Hz

5Hz

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

28000Hz

30000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG K 550
Sony MDR V6
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

106dB/mW

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

32 Ohms

63 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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K 550
Sony MDR V6
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K 550
Sony MDR V6
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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