39points

AKG K171 MKII

31points

JBL Bassline

AKG K171 MKII
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AKG K171 MKII vs JBL Bassline

AKG K171 MKII
JBL Bassline

Why is AKG K171 MKII better than JBL Bassline?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
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    26000Hzvs22000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has an on-ear form
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  • Has a coil cable
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Why is JBL Bassline better than AKG K171 MKII?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs18Hz
  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    117dB/mWvs107dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • 10mm bigger driver unit
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    40mmvs30mm
  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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Price comparison

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K171 MKII
JBL Bassline
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.
2.has a detachable cable
AKG K171 MKII
JBL Bassline
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.travel bag is included
AKG K171 MKII
JBL Bassline
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
4.has an on-ear form
AKG K171 MKII
JBL Bassline
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.
5.Has a coil cable
AKG K171 MKII
JBL Bassline
A coil cable offers more flexibility, as it can be further extended when in use, as well as retracted to take up less space when not in use.
6.has a straight plug
AKG K171 MKII
JBL Bassline
A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

18Hz

10Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
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.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG K171 MKII
JBL Bassline
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

117dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.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.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K171 MKII
JBL Bassline
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K171 MKII
JBL Bassline
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.Has an in-line control panel
AKG K171 MKII
JBL Bassline
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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