AKG K171 MKII
Top 33%430 points
Top 33%
Lowest frequency
Number of headphones
lowmidhigh
Top 90%
327 headphones
17.5Hz - 25.75Hz
NaN% of all headphonesYes
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lowest frequency
highest frequency
impedance
sound pressure level
weight

AKG K171 MKII: 15 facts and highlights

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
26000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
152
0

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
141
0

3. weight

240g
AKG IP2: 3g
122
0

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
97
0

5. 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 K171 MKII
48% have it
95
0

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
107dB/mW
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 130dB/mW
78
0

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 K171 MKII
73% have it
72
0

8. 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 K171 MKII
37% have it
63
0

9. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
30mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
51
0

10. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K171 MKII
55% have it
49
0

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K171 MKII
42% have it
48
0

12. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
AKG K171 MKII
8% have it
37
0

13. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
35
0

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 K171 MKII
22% have it
33
0

15. 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 K171 MKII
88% have it
28
0

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