AKG K271 MKIIYamaha EPH-C500
Top 45%732 points
Top 45%
Top 61%515 points
Top 61%
AKG K271 MKII
Yamaha EPH-C500
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AKG K271 MKII vs Yamaha EPH-C500: 19 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
21000Hz

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
20Hz

3. weight

229g lighter.
240g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
11g

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
Yamaha EPH-C500
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
16Ohms

6. 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
104dB/mW

7. 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
Yamaha EPH-C500
73% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K271 MKII
Yamaha EPH-C500
25% have it

9. 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
Yamaha EPH-C500
38% have it

10. 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
13.6mm

11. 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
Yamaha EPH-C500
42% have it

12. 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
Yamaha EPH-C500
75% have it

13. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K271 MKII
Yamaha EPH-C500
53% have it

14. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AKG K271 MKII
Yamaha EPH-C500
32% have it

16. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
AKG K271 MKII
Yamaha EPH-C500
8% have it

17. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

18. 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
Yamaha EPH-C500
87% have it

19. has an in-ear form

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.
AKG K271 MKII
Yamaha EPH-C500
33% have it

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