59points

AKG K167 Tiesto

54points

AKG K518

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AKG K167 Tiesto vs AKG K518

AKG K167 Tiesto
AKG K518
AKG K167 Tiesto
AKG K518
59
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54
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Why is AKG K167 Tiesto better than AKG K518?

  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs16Hz
  • Has a tangle free cable

Why is AKG K518 better than AKG K167 Tiesto?

  • 100g lighter
    150gvs250g
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    115dB/mWvs112dB/mW
  • Travel bag is included

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

250g

150g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

2.has a tangle free cable
AKG K167 Tiesto
AKG K518

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

3.can be folded
AKG K167 Tiesto
AKG K518

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

4.has included ear pads
AKG K167 Tiesto
AKG K518

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.travel bag is included
AKG K167 Tiesto
AKG K518

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

6.has an on-ear form
AKG K167 Tiesto
AKG K518

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.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

27000Hz

24000Hz

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

10Hz

16Hz

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 K167 Tiesto
AKG K518

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

112dB/mW

115dB/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

32 Ohms

32 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.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K167 Tiesto
AKG K518

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

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