64points

AKG K3003

56points

Beyerdynamic DT 860 Edition

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Beyerdynamic DT 860 Edition
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AKG K3003 vs Beyerdynamic DT 860 Edition

AKG K3003
Beyerdynamic DT 860 Edition
AKG K3003
Beyerdynamic DT 860 Edition
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56
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Why is AKG K3003 better than Beyerdynamic DT 860 Edition?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 24 Ohms lower impedance
    8 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 415g lighter
    10gvs425g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Weather sealed

Why is Beyerdynamic DT 860 Edition better than AKG K3003?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    35000Hzvs30000Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs10Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • 1.8m longer cable
    3mvs1.2m
  • Has an open-back design

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Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K3003
Beyerdynamic DT 860 Edition

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.

2.weight

10g

425g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.can be folded
AKG K3003
Beyerdynamic DT 860 Edition

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

4.has a tangle free cable
AKG K3003
Beyerdynamic DT 860 Edition

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.sweat resistant
AKG K3003
Beyerdynamic DT 860 Edition

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

6.has an in-ear form
AKG K3003
Beyerdynamic DT 860 Edition

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.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

30000Hz

35000Hz

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

10Hz

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 K3003
Beyerdynamic DT 860 Edition

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

125dB/mW

97dB/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

8 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.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K3003
Beyerdynamic DT 860 Edition

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K3003
Beyerdynamic DT 860 Edition

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 K3003
Beyerdynamic DT 860 Edition

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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