AKG K171 MKIIX-1 IE2-MBK-X
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AKG K171 MKII
X-1 IE2-MBK-X
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AKG K171 MKII vs X-1 IE2-MBK-X: 17 facts in comparison

1. 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
X-1 IE2-MBK-X
49% have it

2. 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
X-1 IE2-MBK-X
35% have it

3. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K171 MKII
X-1 IE2-MBK-X
26% have it

4. 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
X-1 IE2-MBK-X
73% have it

5. 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
X-1 IE2-MBK-X
38% have it

6. 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
X-1 IE2-MBK-X
45% have it

7. is used as a headset

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.
AKG K171 MKII
X-1 IE2-MBK-X
34% have it

8. 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.

9. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K171 MKII
X-1 IE2-MBK-X
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
X-1 IE2-MBK-X
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
X-1 IE2-MBK-X
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
X-1 IE2-MBK-X
8% have it

13. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
AKG K171 MKII
X-1 IE2-MBK-X
10% have it

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
X-1 IE2-MBK-X
22% have it

15. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
AKG K171 MKII
X-1 IE2-MBK-X
33% have it

16. 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
X-1 IE2-MBK-X
87% have it

17. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
AKG K171 MKII
X-1 IE2-MBK-X
4% have it

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