56points

AKG K171 MKII

81points

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

AKG K171 MKII
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AKG K171 MKII vs Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

AKG K171 MKII
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
AKG K171 MKII
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
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81
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Why is AKG K171 MKII better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 70g lighter
    240gvs310g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT better than AKG K171 MKII?

  • 19000Hz higher high-frequency
    45000Hzvs26000Hz
  • 13Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs18Hz
  • 17 Ohms lower impedance
    38 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K171 MKII
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

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
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

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
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

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

310g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K171 MKII
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

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

6.sweat resistant
AKG K171 MKII
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

26000Hz

45000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

18Hz

5Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K171 MKII
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

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

97dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

55 Ohms

38 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

45mm

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K171 MKII
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K171 MKII
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K171 MKII
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K171 MKII
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG K171 MKII
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K171 MKII
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

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.

2.can be used as a headset
AKG K171 MKII
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

3.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG K171 MKII
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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