AKG K121 StudioSony MDR-1ADAC
Top 58%562 points
Top 58%
Top 35%879 points
Top 35%
AKG K121 Studio
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AKG K121 Studio vs Sony MDR-1ADAC: 22 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
100000Hz

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
4Hz

3. weight

80g lighter.
220g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
300g

4. 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
40Ohms

5. 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
102dB/mW

6. 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
Sony MDR-1ADAC
72% have it

7. 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 K121 Studio
Sony MDR-1ADAC
39% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K121 Studio
Sony MDR-1ADAC
25% have it

9. can be used as a headset

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.
AKG K121 Studio
Sony MDR-1ADAC
38% 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 K121 Studio
Sony MDR-1ADAC
52% have it

11. 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 K121 Studio
Sony MDR-1ADAC
76% have it

12. 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 K121 Studio
Sony MDR-1ADAC
42% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K121 Studio
Sony MDR-1ADAC
41% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
AKG K121 Studio
Sony MDR-1ADAC
17% have it

16. control panel placed on a device

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
AKG K121 Studio
Sony MDR-1ADAC
15% have it

17. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
AKG K121 Studio
Sony MDR-1ADAC
12% have it

18. 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 K121 Studio
Sony MDR-1ADAC
86% have it

19. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

20. 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
Sony MDR-1ADAC
23% have it

21. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
AKG K121 Studio
Sony MDR-1ADAC
10% have it

22. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
AKG K121 Studio
Sony MDR-1ADAC
3% have it

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