51points

AKG K240 Studio

40points

AKG K52

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AKG K240 Studio vs AKG K52

AKG K240 Studio
AKG K52
AKG K240 Studio
AKG K52

Why is AKG K240 Studio better than AKG K52?

  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs18Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads

Why is AKG K52 better than AKG K240 Studio?

  • 23 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • 40g lighter
    200gvs240g
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    110dB/mWvs104dB/mW
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    40mmvs30mm

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Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K240 Studio
AKG K52

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.

2.has a detachable cable
AKG K240 Studio
AKG K52

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

3.weight

240g

200g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a tangle free cable
AKG K240 Studio
AKG K52

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.has included ear pads
AKG K240 Studio
AKG K52

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.has a straight plug
AKG K240 Studio
AKG K52

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

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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

18Hz

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

110dB/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.driver unit size

30mm

40mm

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

5.impedance

55 Ohms

32 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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K240 Studio
AKG K52

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

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