AKG K271 MKIIShure SRH940
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AKG K271 MKII vs Shure SRH940: 20 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.
28000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
30000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
16Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
5Hz

3. weight

82g lighter.
240g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
322g

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
Shure SRH940
48% 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.
55Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
42Ohms

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
Shure SRH940
33% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
104dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
100dB/mW

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
Shure SRH940
73% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K271 MKII
Shure SRH940
25% 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
Shure SRH940
38% have it

11. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K271 MKII
Shure SRH940
31% have it

12. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
30mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
40mm

13. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K271 MKII
Shure SRH940
75% have it

14. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K271 MKII
Shure SRH940
54% have it

15. 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
Shure SRH940
42% have it

16. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K271 MKII
Shure SRH940
42% have it

17. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K271 MKII
Shure SRH940
64% have it

18. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
AKG K271 MKII
Shure SRH940
8% have it

19. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m

20. 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
Shure SRH940
87% have it

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