54points
52points

AKG K240 MKII

57points
52points

AKG K271 MKII

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AKG K240 MKII vs AKG K271 MKII

AKG K240 MKII
AKG K271 MKII
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AKG K240 MKII
57
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AKG K271 MKII

Why is AKG K240 MKII better than AKG K271 MKII?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    15Hzvs16Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
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Why is AKG K271 MKII better than AKG K240 MKII?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
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    28000Hzvs25000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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Price comparison

AKG K240 MKII

ProductStorePrice
AKG K240 MKII AmazonAKG K 240 MK II Stereo Studio Headphones...AKG K 240 MK II Stereo Studio Headphones
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$85.99

AKG K271 MKII

ProductStorePrice
AKG K271 MKII AmazonAKG Pro Audio K271 MKII, Black (2470X001...AKG Pro Audio K271 MKII, Black (2470X00190)
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$109.99

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more

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2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

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3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

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4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

240g

240g

5.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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6.has a tangle free cable
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

25000Hz

28000Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

104dB/mW

104dB/mW

3.lowest frequency
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The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass. Show more

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

15Hz

16Hz

4.has passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

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5.impedance
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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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

55 Ohms

55 Ohms

6.driver unit size
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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1570

106mm

30mm

30mm

Connectivity

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

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