52points

AKG K121 Studio

62points

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1

AKG K121 Studio
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AKG K121 Studio vs Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1

AKG K121 Studio
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
AKG K121 Studio
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1

Why is AKG K121 Studio better than Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1?

  • 75 Ohms lower impedance
    55 Ohmsvs130 Ohms
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1 better than AKG K121 Studio?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs18Hz
  • 120g lighter
    100gvs220g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K121 Studio
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1

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

2.weight

220g

100g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has a detachable cable
AKG K121 Studio
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1

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

4.can be folded
AKG K121 Studio
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1

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

5.has a tangle free cable
AKG K121 Studio
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has included ear pads
AKG K121 Studio
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

18Hz

10Hz

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

22500Hz

20000Hz

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.sound pressure level

114dB/mW

105dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.impedance

55 Ohms

130 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

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K121 Studio
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1

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.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K121 Studio
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K121 Studio
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
AKG K121 Studio
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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