54points

AKG K240 MKII

48points

Philips SHP9500S

AKG K240 MKII
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AKG K240 MKII vs Philips SHP9500S

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Philips SHP9500S
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AKG K240 MKII
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Philips SHP9500S

Why is AKG K240 MKII better than Philips SHP9500S?

  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    104dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • 90g lighter
    240gvs330g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Has included ear pads
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • 1.5m longer cable
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    3mvs1.5m
  • Has a coil cable
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Why is Philips SHP9500S better than AKG K240 MKII?

  • 10000Hz higher high-frequency
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    35000Hzvs25000Hz
  • 9Hz lower low-frequency
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    6Hzvs15Hz
  • 23 Ohms lower impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 20mm bigger driver unit
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    50mmvs30mm
  • Has an open-back design
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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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$85.96
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

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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Philips SHP9500S
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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Philips SHP9500S
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.

AKG K240 MKII
Philips SHP9500S
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

240g

330g

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

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Philips SHP9500S
6.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

For example

Dali IO-6

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Sound quality

1.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

102dB/mW

2.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

6Hz

3.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

35000Hz

4.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

32 Ohms

5.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

50mm

6.has a neodymium magnet
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Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

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Philips SHP9500S

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Mpow Fly Plus

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2.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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