57points

AKG K240 MKII

64points

Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1

AKG K240 MKII
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AKG K240 MKII vs Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1

AKG K240 MKII
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1

Why is AKG K240 MKII better than Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1?

  • 75 Ohms lower impedance
    55 Ohmsvs130 Ohms
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1 better than AKG K240 MKII?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs15Hz
  • 140g lighter
    100gvs240g
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    105dB/mWvs104dB/mW
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • 6mm bigger driver unit
    36mmvs30mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K240 MKII
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1

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

2.has a detachable cable
AKG K240 MKII
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K240 MKII
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1

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.

4.weight

240g

100g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K240 MKII
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K240 MKII
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

25000Hz

20000Hz

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

15Hz

10Hz

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.sound pressure level

104dB/mW

105dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.impedance

55 Ohms

130 Ohms

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K240 MKII
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

6.driver unit size

30mm

36mm

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

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K240 MKII
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1

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

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
AKG K240 MKII
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1

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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