AKG K240 MKIITakstar HD 5500
Top 48%674 points
Top 48%
Top 53%614 points
Top 53%
AKG K240 MKII
Takstar HD 5500
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AKG K240 MKII vs Takstar HD 5500: 18 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
25000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
15Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
10Hz

3. weight

70g lighter.
240g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
310g

4. 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 K240 MKII
Takstar HD 5500
48% have it

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.
55Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
42Ohms

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
104dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
100dB/mW

7. 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 K240 MKII
Takstar HD 5500
73% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K240 MKII
Takstar HD 5500
25% have it

9. 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
Takstar HD 5500
38% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K240 MKII
Takstar HD 5500
31% have it

11. 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.
30mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
50mm

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K240 MKII
Takstar HD 5500
54% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K240 MKII
Takstar HD 5500
42% have it

14. 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
Takstar HD 5500
42% have it

15. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K240 MKII
Takstar HD 5500
64% have it

16. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
AKG K240 MKII
Takstar HD 5500
8% have it

17. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
2.2m

18. 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 K240 MKII
Takstar HD 5500
87% have it

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