42points

AKG K514 MKII

44points

Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106

AKG K514 MKII
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AKG K514 MKII vs Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106

AKG K514 MKII
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
AKG K514 MKII
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
42
points
44
points

Why is AKG K514 MKII better than Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106?

  • 24Hz lower low-frequency
    16Hzvs40Hz
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106 better than AKG K514 MKII?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 165g lighter
    25gvs190g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K514 MKII
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.weight

190g

25g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has a tangle free cable
AKG K514 MKII
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

4.has an in-ear form
AKG K514 MKII
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106

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.

5.has included ear pads
AKG K514 MKII
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
AKG K514 MKII
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

17000Hz

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

16Hz

40Hz

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 K514 MKII
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K514 MKII
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106

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

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