62points

AKG K271 MKII

66points

Focal Spirit Professional

AKG K271 MKII
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AKG K271 MKII vs Focal Spirit Professional

AKG K271 MKII
Focal Spirit Professional
AKG K271 MKII
Focal Spirit Professional
62
points
66
points

Why is AKG K271 MKII better than Focal Spirit Professional?

  • 40g lighter
    240gvs280g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has included ear pads

Why is Focal Spirit Professional better than AKG K271 MKII?

  • 11Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs16Hz
  • 23 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs55 Ohms
  • Can be folded
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    40mmvs30mm
  • Travel bag is included
  • 1m longer cable
    4mvs3m

Top specs and features

Design

1.has a detachable cable
AKG K271 MKII
Focal Spirit Professional

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

2.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K271 MKII
Focal Spirit Professional

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.weight

240g

280g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a tangle free cable
AKG K271 MKII
Focal Spirit Professional

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.can be folded
AKG K271 MKII
Focal Spirit Professional

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

6.has included ear pads
AKG K271 MKII
Focal Spirit Professional

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

22000Hz

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

16Hz

5Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K271 MKII
Focal Spirit Professional

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

102dB/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.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

6.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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K271 MKII
Focal Spirit Professional

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

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
AKG K271 MKII
Focal Spirit Professional

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

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