57points

AKG K141 MKII

51points

Etymotic hf5

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Etymotic hf5
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AKG K141 MKII vs Etymotic hf5

AKG K141 MKII
Etymotic hf5
AKG K141 MKII
Etymotic hf5
57
points
51
points

Why is AKG K141 MKII better than Etymotic hf5?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    18Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Etymotic hf5 better than AKG K141 MKII?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 39 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • 197g lighter
    28gvs225g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an in-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K141 MKII
Etymotic hf5

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 a detachable cable
AKG K141 MKII
Etymotic hf5

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

3.weight

225g

28g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a tangle free cable
AKG K141 MKII
Etymotic hf5

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.has an in-ear form
AKG K141 MKII
Etymotic hf5

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.

6.has included ear pads
AKG K141 MKII
Etymotic hf5

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

24000Hz

15000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

18Hz

20Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K141 MKII
Etymotic hf5

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

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

5.impedance

55 Ohms

16 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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K141 MKII
Etymotic hf5

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K141 MKII
Etymotic hf5

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

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