62points

AKG K3003

39points

Sennheiser HD 558

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AKG K3003 vs Sennheiser HD 558

AKG K3003
Sennheiser HD 558
AKG K3003
Sennheiser HD 558

Why is AKG K3003 better than Sennheiser HD 558?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs15Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 250g lighter
    10gvs260g
  • 42 Ohms lower impedance
    8 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

Why is Sennheiser HD 558 better than AKG K3003?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • 1.8m longer cable
    3mvs1.2m

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Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K3003
Sennheiser HD 558

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

260g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has an in-ear form
AKG K3003
Sennheiser HD 558

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.

4.has a tangle free cable
AKG K3003
Sennheiser HD 558

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.sweat resistant
AKG K3003
Sennheiser HD 558

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

6.travel bag is included
AKG K3003
Sennheiser HD 558

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

15Hz

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

2.highest frequency

30000Hz

28000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K3003
Sennheiser HD 558

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

112dB/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.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K3003
Sennheiser HD 558

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

6.impedance

8 Ohms

50 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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K3003
Sennheiser HD 558

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
AKG K3003
Sennheiser HD 558

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

2.warranty period

2

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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Treblab X2

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