51points

AKG K240 Studio

80points

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

85points

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

48points

Sennheiser HD 219

AKG K240 Studio
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
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AKG K240 Studio vs Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT vs Marshall Monitor Bluetooth vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Sennheiser HD 219

AKG K240 Studio
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 219
AKG K240 Studio
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 219

Why is AKG K240 Studio better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sennheiser HD 219?

  • Has a tangle free cable

Why is Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT better than AKG K240 Studio & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sennheiser HD 219?

  • Lowest frequency
    5Hzvs15,20,20,19Hz

Why is Marshall Monitor Bluetooth better than AKG K240 Studio & Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sennheiser HD 219?

  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than AKG K240 Studio & Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Sennheiser HD 219?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has a mute function

Why is Sennheiser HD 219 better than AKG K240 Studio & Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Weight
    195gvs240,310,271,289g
  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs55,38,28,32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Sound pressure level
    108dB/mWvs104,97,98,93dB/mW
  • Has an on-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K240 Studio
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 219

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 an over-the-ear form
AKG K240 Studio
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 219

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.

3.has a detachable cable
AKG K240 Studio
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 219

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

4.weight

240g

310g

271g

289g

195g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has an in-ear form
AKG K240 Studio
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 219

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

6.can be folded
AKG K240 Studio
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 219

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

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

5Hz

20Hz

20Hz

19Hz

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

2.highest frequency

25000Hz

45000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

21000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K240 Studio
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 219

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.sound pressure level

104dB/mW

97dB/mW

98dB/mW

93dB/mW

108dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K240 Studio
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 219

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

6.impedance

55 Ohms

38 Ohms

28 Ohms

32 Ohms

16 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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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K240 Studio
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 219

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K240 Studio
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 219

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
AKG K240 Studio
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 219

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K240 Studio
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 219

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K240 Studio
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 219

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG K240 Studio
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 219

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

4.Has WiFi
AKG K240 Studio
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 219

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K240 Studio
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 219

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

2.has an in-line control panel
AKG K240 Studio
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 219

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

3.can be used as a headset
AKG K240 Studio
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 219

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG K240 Studio
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 219

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

5.has a mute function
AKG K240 Studio
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser HD 219

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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