57points

AKG K171 MKII

42points

AKG K92

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AKG K171 MKII vs AKG K92

AKG K171 MKII
AKG K92
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K92
57
points
42
points

Why is AKG K171 MKII better than AKG K92?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Has a coil cable

Why is AKG K92 better than AKG K171 MKII?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    16Hzvs18Hz
  • 23 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 40g lighter
    200gvs240g
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    113dB/mWvs107dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    40mmvs30mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K92

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 a detachable cable
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K92

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K92

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.

4.weight

240g

200g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has included ear pads
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K92

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.can be folded
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K92

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

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

18Hz

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

2.highest frequency

26000Hz

22000Hz

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

107dB/mW

113dB/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 K171 MKII
AKG K92

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

5.impedance

55 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

6.driver unit size

30mm

40mm

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

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K92

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K171 MKII
AKG K92

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

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