40points

AKG K514 MKII

78points

Audeze EL-8 Titanium

33points

Bose AE2

AKG K514 MKII
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AKG K514 MKII vs Audeze EL-8 Titanium vs Bose AE2

AKG K514 MKII
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Bose AE2
AKG K514 MKII
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Bose AE2

Why is AKG K514 MKII better than Audeze EL-8 Titanium & Bose AE2?

  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Audeze EL-8 Titanium better than AKG K514 MKII & Bose AE2?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Bose AE2 better than AKG K514 MKII & Audeze EL-8 Titanium?

  • Weight
    140gvs190,460g
  • Has an L-shaped plug

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Design

1.weight

190g

460g

140g

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2.has a detachable cable
AKG K514 MKII
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Bose AE2

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has stereo speakers
AKG K514 MKII
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Bose AE2

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

4.can be folded
AKG K514 MKII
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Bose AE2

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

5.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K514 MKII
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Bose AE2

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.

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K514 MKII
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Bose AE2

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K514 MKII
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Bose AE2

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

2.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K514 MKII
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Bose AE2

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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K514 MKII
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Bose AE2

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

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG K514 MKII
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Bose AE2

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

2.has an in-line control panel
AKG K514 MKII
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Bose AE2

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

3.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG K514 MKII
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Bose AE2

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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