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AKG K171 MKII

39points

AKG K240 MKII

AKG K171 MKII
Comparison winner
AKG K240 MKII
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AKG K171 MKII vs AKG K240 MKII

AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 MKII

Why is AKG K171 MKII better than AKG K240 MKII?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
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    26000Hzvs25000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    107dB/mWvs104dB/mW
  • Has an on-ear form
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Why is AKG K240 MKII better than AKG K171 MKII?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
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    15Hzvs18Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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Price comparison

AKG K240 MKII

ProductStorePrice
AKG K240 MKII AmazonAKG K 240 MK II Stereo Studio Headphones...AKG K 240 MK II Stereo Studio Headphones
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$109.99
AKG K240 MKII AmazonAKG K 240 MK II Professional Semi-Open S...AKG K 240 MK II Professional Semi-Open Stereo Headphones with Headphone Holder & Male to Stereo Female Extension Cable Bundle
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$163.90
AKG K240 MKII aliexpressPure Wool Headband Cushion For AKG K240 ...Pure Wool Headband Cushion For AKG K240 K240S K240 STUDIO K240 MKII Over Ear Headphone Pads Cover Top Up Head Band
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$8.92
AKG K240 MKII aliexpressReplacement Ear pads for AKG K240 K241 K...Replacement Ear pads for AKG K240 K241 K242 K270 K271 K272 MkII Mk Headphones Velvet Memory Foam Ear Cushions
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$3.96
AKG K240 MKII aliexpressUpgrade 100mm 105mm with Hole Sheepskin ...Upgrade 100mm 105mm with Hole Sheepskin Replacement Ear Pads for Sennheiser for AKG Headset Ear Cushion Ear Cup s Ear Cover
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$18.77
AKG K240 MKII aliexpress110MM Replacement Velvet Earpad for AKG ...110MM Replacement Velvet Earpad for AKG K240 K240S K240 Studio K240 MKII K241 K270 K271 K272 for AKG K553 for Fostex Headphone
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$7.52
AKG K240 MKII aliexpressReplacement Audio Cable For AKG K240 K24...Replacement Audio Cable For AKG K240 K240S K240MK II Q701 K702 K141 K171 K181 K271s K271 MKII M220 Pioneer HDJ-2000 Headphones
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$7.49

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 MKII
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 an over-the-ear form
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 MKII
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.has a detachable cable
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 MKII
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 MKII
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 MKII
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

240g

240g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sound quality

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

26000Hz

25000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 MKII
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
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.
5.sound pressure level

107dB/mW

104dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 MKII
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.Battery life

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The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 MKII
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 MKII
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
6.Has USB Type-C
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 MKII
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 MKII
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

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Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 MKII
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 MKII
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
5.maximum Bluetooth range

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The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 MKII
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 MKII
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 MKII
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 MKII
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 MKII
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Price comparison

AKG K240 MKII

ProductStorePrice
AKG K240 MKII AmazonAKG K 240 MK II Stereo Studio Headphones...AKG K 240 MK II Stereo Studio Headphones
Amazon logo
$109.99
AKG K240 MKII AmazonAKG K 240 MK II Professional Semi-Open S...AKG K 240 MK II Professional Semi-Open Stereo Headphones with Headphone Holder & Male to Stereo Female Extension Cable Bundle
Amazon logo
$163.90
AKG K240 MKII aliexpressPure Wool Headband Cushion For AKG K240 ...Pure Wool Headband Cushion For AKG K240 K240S K240 STUDIO K240 MKII Over Ear Headphone Pads Cover Top Up Head Band
aliexpress logo
$8.92
AKG K240 MKII aliexpressReplacement Ear pads for AKG K240 K241 K...Replacement Ear pads for AKG K240 K241 K242 K270 K271 K272 MkII Mk Headphones Velvet Memory Foam Ear Cushions
aliexpress logo
$3.96
AKG K240 MKII aliexpressUpgrade 100mm 105mm with Hole Sheepskin ...Upgrade 100mm 105mm with Hole Sheepskin Replacement Ear Pads for Sennheiser for AKG Headset Ear Cushion Ear Cup s Ear Cover
aliexpress logo
$18.77
AKG K240 MKII aliexpress110MM Replacement Velvet Earpad for AKG ...110MM Replacement Velvet Earpad for AKG K240 K240S K240 Studio K240 MKII K241 K270 K271 K272 for AKG K553 for Fostex Headphone
aliexpress logo
$7.52
AKG K240 MKII aliexpressReplacement Audio Cable For AKG K240 K24...Replacement Audio Cable For AKG K240 K240S K240MK II Q701 K702 K141 K171 K181 K271s K271 MKII M220 Pioneer HDJ-2000 Headphones
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$7.49

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