AKG K171 MKIIGrado SR125e
Top 34%449 points
Top 34%
Top 55%306 points
Top 55%
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AKG K171 MKII vs Grado SR125e: 16 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. 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
Grado SR125e
49% have it

4. 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.

5. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
AKG K171 MKII
Grado SR125e
35% have it

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
Grado SR125e
73% have it

8. 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
Grado SR125e
38% have it

9. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K171 MKII
Grado SR125e
44% have it

10. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K171 MKII
Grado SR125e
74% have it

11. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K171 MKII
Grado SR125e
55% have it

12. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
AKG K171 MKII
Grado SR125e
8% have it

13. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

14. 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
Grado SR125e
22% have it

15. 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
Grado SR125e
87% have it

16. is open backed

The device is designed to allow sound out through the back of the earcup and provides very natural and accurate sound. It's good for home listening.
AKG K171 MKII
Grado SR125e
10% have it

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