AKG K121 StudioGrado GR8
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AKG K121 Studio
Grado GR8
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AKG K121 Studio vs Grado GR8: 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.
22500Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
18Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
20Hz

3. weight

211g lighter.
220g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
9g

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 K121 Studio
Grado GR8
47% 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.
55Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
120Ohms

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
118dB/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 K121 Studio
Grado GR8
72% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K121 Studio
Grado GR8
25% have it

9. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K121 Studio
Grado GR8
53% have it

10. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AKG K121 Studio
Grado GR8
32% have it

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K121 Studio
Grado GR8
42% have it

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K121 Studio
Grado GR8
64% have it

13. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.3m

14. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
AKG K121 Studio
Grado GR8
22% have it

16. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
AKG K121 Studio
Grado GR8
33% have it

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