AKG K171 MKIIAudio-Technica ATH-CKX7
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AKG K171 MKII
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AKG K171 MKII vs Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7: 21 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

2. lowest frequency

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

3. weight

230g lighter.

4. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7
49% have it

5. 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.

6. sound pressure level

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

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
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7
73% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K171 MKII
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7
26% have it

9. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7
38% have it

10. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
AKG K171 MKII
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7
45% have it

11. 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.

12. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K171 MKII
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7
44% have it

13. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AKG K171 MKII
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7
31% have it

14. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K171 MKII
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7
55% have it

15. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K171 MKII
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7
65% have it

16. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
AKG K171 MKII
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7
8% have it

17. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

18. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7
22% have it

19. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
AKG K171 MKII
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7
4% have it

20. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
AKG K171 MKII
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7
33% have it

21. 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
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7
87% have it

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