AKG K171 MKIIAudioQuest NightHawk
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AKG K171 MKII
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AKG K171 MKII vs AudioQuest NightHawk: 11 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. 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
AudioQuest NightHawk
49% have it

3. 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
AudioQuest NightHawk
73% have it

4. 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
AudioQuest NightHawk
38% have it

5. 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.

6. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K171 MKII
AudioQuest NightHawk
44% have it

7. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K171 MKII
AudioQuest NightHawk
55% have it

8. has an over-the-ear form

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.
AKG K171 MKII
AudioQuest NightHawk
42% have it

9. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
AKG K171 MKII
AudioQuest NightHawk
8% have it

10. 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
AudioQuest NightHawk
22% have it

11. 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
AudioQuest NightHawk
87% have it

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