AKG K271 MKIISennheiser HD 558
Top 27%494 points
Top 27%
Top 42%394 points
Top 42%
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Sennheiser HD 558
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AKG K271 MKII vs Sennheiser HD 558: 16 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.

2. lowest frequency

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

3. weight

20g lighter.

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 K271 MKII
Sennheiser HD 558
49% 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.

6. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
AKG K271 MKII
Sennheiser HD 558
35% have it

7. sound pressure level

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

8. 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 K271 MKII
Sennheiser HD 558
73% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K271 MKII
Sennheiser HD 558
26% have it

10. 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 K271 MKII
Sennheiser HD 558
38% have it

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K271 MKII
Sennheiser HD 558
44% have it

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K271 MKII
Sennheiser HD 558
55% have it

13. 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 K271 MKII
Sennheiser HD 558
42% have it

14. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
AKG K271 MKII
Sennheiser HD 558
8% have it

15. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

16. 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 K271 MKII
Sennheiser HD 558
87% have it

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