43points

AKG K271 MKII

37points

Brainwavz HM5

Comparison winner
AKG K271 MKII
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AKG K271 MKII vs Brainwavz HM5

AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5

Why is AKG K271 MKII better than Brainwavz HM5?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 1500Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs26500Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 9 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    55 Ohmsvs64 Ohms
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • 1.7m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.3m
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

Why is Brainwavz HM5 better than AKG K271 MKII?

  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs16Hz
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs104dB/mW
  • 12mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    42mmvs30mm
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

Price comparison

AKG K271 MKII

ProductStorePrice
AKG K271 MKII AmazonAKG Pro Audio K271 MKII Over-Ear, Closed...AKG Pro Audio K271 MKII Over-Ear, Closed-Back, Professional Studio Headphones
Amazon logo
$128.95
AKG K271 MKII aliexpressReplacement Ear pads for AKG K240 K241 K...Replacement Ear pads for AKG K240 K241 K242 K270 K271 K272 MkII Mk Headphones Velvet Memory Foam Ear Cushions
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$4.02
AKG K271 MKII aliexpressUpgrade 100mm 105mm with Hole Sheepskin ...Upgrade 100mm 105mm with Hole Sheepskin Replacement Ear Pads for Sennheiser for AKG Headset Ear Cushion Ear Cup s Ear Cover
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$19.04
AKG K271 MKII aliexpress110MM Replacement Velvet Earpad for AKG ...110MM Replacement Velvet Earpad for AKG K240 K240S K240 Studio K240 MKII K241 K270 K271 K272 for AKG K553 for Fostex Headphone
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$7.84
AKG K271 MKII aliexpressReplacement Audio Cable For AKG K240 K24...Replacement Audio Cable For AKG K240 K240S K240MK II Q701 K702 K141 K171 K181 K271s K271 MKII M220 Pioneer HDJ-2000 Headphones
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$7.49
AKG K271 MKII aliexpressEarTlogis Velvet Replacement Ear Pads fo...EarTlogis Velvet Replacement Ear Pads for AKG K271 MKII K-271 K 271 Headset Parts Earmuff Cover Cushion Cups pillow
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$10.73

Brainwavz HM5

Buy used:

$15.00

ProductStorePrice
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonBRAINWAVZ HM5 Studio Monitor Headphones
Amazon logo
$89.50
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonPhilips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Preci...Philips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
Amazon logo
$74.00
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Studio Monitor Headphone, Black, with Cutting Edge Engineering, 90 Degree Swiveling Earcups, Pro-grade Earpads/Headband, Detachable Cables Included
Amazon logo
$99.00
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonBrainwavz M100 IEM Noise Isolating Earph...Brainwavz M100 IEM Noise Isolating Earphones with Remote & Microphone Headset for iPhone iPad, iPod & Android Devices
Amazon logo
$49.50
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonNVX Studio Over-Ear [42mm Driver] Headph...NVX Studio Over-Ear [42mm Driver] Headphones with ComfortMax Earpad Cushions and 1/4-inch Adapter [XPT100]
Amazon logo
$89.95
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonPhilips SHP9500S 50mm drivers HiFi Stere...Philips SHP9500S 50mm drivers HiFi Stereo Headphones SHP9500S
Amazon logo
$74.49
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonBrainwavz S0 in-Ear Earbuds Noise Isolat...Brainwavz S0 in-Ear Earbuds Noise Isolating Earphones Clearwavz Remote & Microphone Stereo Headphone Headset for iPhone iPad, iPod & Android Devices (Black)
Amazon logo
$24.50
Brainwavz HM5 aliexpress110mm*90mm Replacement Angled Foam Ear P...110mm*90mm Replacement Angled Foam Ear Pads Cushions for Brainwavz HM5 For ATH-M50X for Sony MDR V6 Fit Many Headphones
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$4.38
Brainwavz HM5 aliexpressVelor Foam Ear Pads Cushions for BRAINWA...Velor Foam Ear Pads Cushions for BRAINWAVZ HM5 For Many Other Large Over The Ear for AKG for Sony MDR V6 ZX 700 Headphones 5.23
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$9.55
Brainwavz HM5 aliexpressFoam Ear Pads Cushions for BRAINWAVZ HM5...Foam Ear Pads Cushions for BRAINWAVZ HM5 For Many Other Large Over The Ear Headphones for Philips SHP9500 for Sony MDR V6 ZX 700
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$9.55
Brainwavz HM5 aliexpressLeather Replacement Pillow Cushion Earpa...Leather Replacement Pillow Cushion Earpads Ear Pads Cup Cover For Brainwavz HM5 HM 5 For Sony MDR V6 ZX 700 Headphones 110*90MM
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$4.20
Brainwavz HM5 aliexpressHybrid Memory Foam Earpad Black PU/Velou...Hybrid Memory Foam Earpad Black PU/Velour Suitable For Large Over Brainwavz HM5 The Ear Headphones Drop Shipping
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$4.65

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
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 K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
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 K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

240g

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Brainwavz HM5)

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sound quality

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

28000Hz

26500Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
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.
5.sound pressure level

104dB/mW

105dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.Battery life

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AKG K271 MKII)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Brainwavz HM5)

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Brainwavz HM5)

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.battery power

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AKG K271 MKII)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Brainwavz HM5)

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
6.Has USB Type-C
AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AKG K271 MKII)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Brainwavz HM5)

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
5.maximum Bluetooth range

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Brainwavz HM5)

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Brainwavz HM5)

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
AKG K271 MKII
Brainwavz HM5
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AKG K271 MKII)

24

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Price comparison

AKG K271 MKII

ProductStorePrice
AKG K271 MKII AmazonAKG Pro Audio K271 MKII Over-Ear, Closed...AKG Pro Audio K271 MKII Over-Ear, Closed-Back, Professional Studio Headphones
Amazon logo
$128.95
AKG K271 MKII aliexpressReplacement Ear pads for AKG K240 K241 K...Replacement Ear pads for AKG K240 K241 K242 K270 K271 K272 MkII Mk Headphones Velvet Memory Foam Ear Cushions
aliexpress logo
$4.02
AKG K271 MKII aliexpressUpgrade 100mm 105mm with Hole Sheepskin ...Upgrade 100mm 105mm with Hole Sheepskin Replacement Ear Pads for Sennheiser for AKG Headset Ear Cushion Ear Cup s Ear Cover
aliexpress logo
$19.04
AKG K271 MKII aliexpress110MM Replacement Velvet Earpad for AKG ...110MM Replacement Velvet Earpad for AKG K240 K240S K240 Studio K240 MKII K241 K270 K271 K272 for AKG K553 for Fostex Headphone
aliexpress logo
$7.84
AKG K271 MKII aliexpressReplacement Audio Cable For AKG K240 K24...Replacement Audio Cable For AKG K240 K240S K240MK II Q701 K702 K141 K171 K181 K271s K271 MKII M220 Pioneer HDJ-2000 Headphones
aliexpress logo
$7.49
AKG K271 MKII aliexpressEarTlogis Velvet Replacement Ear Pads fo...EarTlogis Velvet Replacement Ear Pads for AKG K271 MKII K-271 K 271 Headset Parts Earmuff Cover Cushion Cups pillow
aliexpress logo
$10.73

Brainwavz HM5

Buy used:

$15.00

ProductStorePrice
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonBRAINWAVZ HM5 Studio Monitor Headphones
Amazon logo
$89.50
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonPhilips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Preci...Philips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
Amazon logo
$74.00
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M40x Professional Studio Monitor Headphone, Black, with Cutting Edge Engineering, 90 Degree Swiveling Earcups, Pro-grade Earpads/Headband, Detachable Cables Included
Amazon logo
$99.00
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonBrainwavz M100 IEM Noise Isolating Earph...Brainwavz M100 IEM Noise Isolating Earphones with Remote & Microphone Headset for iPhone iPad, iPod & Android Devices
Amazon logo
$49.50
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonNVX Studio Over-Ear [42mm Driver] Headph...NVX Studio Over-Ear [42mm Driver] Headphones with ComfortMax Earpad Cushions and 1/4-inch Adapter [XPT100]
Amazon logo
$89.95
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonPhilips SHP9500S 50mm drivers HiFi Stere...Philips SHP9500S 50mm drivers HiFi Stereo Headphones SHP9500S
Amazon logo
$74.49
Brainwavz HM5 AmazonBrainwavz S0 in-Ear Earbuds Noise Isolat...Brainwavz S0 in-Ear Earbuds Noise Isolating Earphones Clearwavz Remote & Microphone Stereo Headphone Headset for iPhone iPad, iPod & Android Devices (Black)
Amazon logo
$24.50
Brainwavz HM5 aliexpress110mm*90mm Replacement Angled Foam Ear P...110mm*90mm Replacement Angled Foam Ear Pads Cushions for Brainwavz HM5 For ATH-M50X for Sony MDR V6 Fit Many Headphones
aliexpress logo
$4.38
Brainwavz HM5 aliexpressVelor Foam Ear Pads Cushions for BRAINWA...Velor Foam Ear Pads Cushions for BRAINWAVZ HM5 For Many Other Large Over The Ear for AKG for Sony MDR V6 ZX 700 Headphones 5.23
aliexpress logo
$9.55
Brainwavz HM5 aliexpressFoam Ear Pads Cushions for BRAINWAVZ HM5...Foam Ear Pads Cushions for BRAINWAVZ HM5 For Many Other Large Over The Ear Headphones for Philips SHP9500 for Sony MDR V6 ZX 700
aliexpress logo
$9.55
Brainwavz HM5 aliexpressLeather Replacement Pillow Cushion Earpa...Leather Replacement Pillow Cushion Earpads Ear Pads Cup Cover For Brainwavz HM5 HM 5 For Sony MDR V6 ZX 700 Headphones 110*90MM
aliexpress logo
$4.20
Brainwavz HM5 aliexpressHybrid Memory Foam Earpad Black PU/Velou...Hybrid Memory Foam Earpad Black PU/Velour Suitable For Large Over Brainwavz HM5 The Ear Headphones Drop Shipping
aliexpress logo
$4.65

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