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AKG K171 MKII

40points

AKG K240 Studio

AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 Studio
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AKG K171 MKII vs AKG K240 Studio

AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 Studio

Why is AKG K171 MKII better than AKG K240 Studio?

  • 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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  • Has a coil cable
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Why is AKG K240 Studio 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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  • Has an open-back design
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Price comparison

AKG K240 Studio

ProductStorePrice
AKG K240 Studio AmazonAKG Pro Audio K240 STUDIO Over-Ear, Semi...AKG Pro Audio K240 STUDIO Over-Ear, Semi-Open, Professional Studio Headphones
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$69.00
AKG K240 Studio AmazonAKG K 240 Studio Pro Semi-Open Stereo He...AKG K 240 Studio Pro Semi-Open Stereo Headphones with Behringer MicroAMP HA-400 Headphone Amp Bundle
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$79.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 Studio
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 Studio
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 Studio
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.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.
5.has a tangle free cable
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 Studio
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
6.has an on-ear form
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 Studio
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

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 Studio
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

107dB/mW

104dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.impedance

55 Ohms

55 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.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K240 Studio
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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