57points

AKG K141 MKII

65points

Sony MDR 7506

AKG K141 MKII
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AKG K141 MKII vs Sony MDR 7506

AKG K141 MKII
Sony MDR 7506
AKG K141 MKII
Sony MDR 7506
57
points
65
points

Why is AKG K141 MKII better than Sony MDR 7506?

  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    55 Ohmsvs63 Ohms
  • 5g lighter
    225gvs230g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Sony MDR 7506 better than AKG K141 MKII?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs18Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be folded
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    40mmvs30mm
  • Travel bag is included

Top specs and features

Design

1.has a detachable cable
AKG K141 MKII
Sony MDR 7506

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

2.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K141 MKII
Sony MDR 7506

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.weight

225g

230g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a tangle free cable
AKG K141 MKII
Sony MDR 7506

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.has included ear pads
AKG K141 MKII
Sony MDR 7506

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.can be folded
AKG K141 MKII
Sony MDR 7506

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

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

24000Hz

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

106dB/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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K141 MKII
Sony MDR 7506

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K141 MKII
Sony MDR 7506

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.impedance

55 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K141 MKII
Sony MDR 7506

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K141 MKII
Sony MDR 7506

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

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