AKG K171 MKIISol Republic Tracks
Top 50%656 points
Top 50%
Top 74%345 points
Top 74%
AKG K171 MKII
Sol Republic Tracks
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AKG K171 MKII vs Sol Republic Tracks: 12 facts in comparison

1. weight

260g lighter.
240g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
500g

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
Sol Republic Tracks
48% 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
Sol Republic Tracks
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
Sol Republic Tracks
38% have it

5. 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
Sol Republic Tracks
44% have it

6. 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
Sol Republic Tracks
32% 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
Sol Republic Tracks
54% have it

8. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K171 MKII
Sol Republic Tracks
42% have it

9. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K171 MKII
Sol Republic Tracks
64% have it

10. has a coiled cord

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

11. 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
Sol Republic Tracks
22% have it

12. 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
Sol Republic Tracks
87% have it

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