54points
54points

AKG K240 MKII

61points
41points

AKG K550

AKG K240 MKII
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AKG K550
Comparison winner
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AKG K240 MKII vs AKG K550

AKG K240 MKII
AKG K550
54
points
AKG K240 MKII
61
points
AKG K550

Why is AKG K240 MKII better than AKG K550?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 65g lighter
    240gvs305g
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

Why is AKG K550 better than AKG K240 MKII?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs25000Hz
  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    12Hzvs15Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    114dB/mWvs104dB/mW
  • 23 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • 20mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs30mm
  • Can be folded
    ?

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 K240 MKII AmazonAKG K 240 MK II Professional Semi-Open S...AKG K 240 MK II Professional Semi-Open Stereo Headphones with Headphone Holder & Male to Stereo Female Extension Cable Bundle
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$163.90

AKG K550

Buy used:

$229.99

ProductStorePrice
AKG K550 AmazonAKG K550 Closed-Back Reference Class Hea...AKG K550 Closed-Back Reference Class Headphones
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$179.99

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

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
?

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.

AKG K240 MKII
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3.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 K240 MKII
AKG K550
4.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

AKG K240 MKII
AKG K550
5.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

240g

305g

6.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.sound pressure level
?

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

114dB/mW

2.highest frequency
?

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

3.lowest frequency
?

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

12Hz

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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
?

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

32 Ohms

6.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.

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1570

106mm

30mm

50mm

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

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