40points

AKG K514 MKII

88points

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

87points

Sony MDR-XB950B1

34points

Stax SR-307

AKG K514 MKII
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Stax SR-307
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AKG K514 MKII vs Sennheiser Momentum Wireless vs Sony MDR-XB950B1 vs Stax SR-307

AKG K514 MKII
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Stax SR-307
AKG K514 MKII
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Stax SR-307

Why is AKG K514 MKII better than Sennheiser Momentum Wireless & Sony MDR-XB950B1 & Stax SR-307?

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

Why is Sennheiser Momentum Wireless better than AKG K514 MKII & Sony MDR-XB950B1 & Stax SR-307?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Sony MDR-XB950B1 better than AKG K514 MKII & Sennheiser Momentum Wireless & Stax SR-307?

  • Lowest frequency
    3Hzvs16,16,7Hz
  • Impedance
    24 Ohmsvs32,28,132 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has included ear pads

Why is Stax SR-307 better than AKG K514 MKII & Sennheiser Momentum Wireless & Sony MDR-XB950B1?

  • Highest frequency
    41000Hzvs20000,22000,28000Hz
  • Has an open-back design

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K514 MKII
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Stax SR-307

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

2.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K514 MKII
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Stax SR-307

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.

3.has a detachable cable
AKG K514 MKII
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Stax SR-307

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

4.can be folded
AKG K514 MKII
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Stax SR-307

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

5.has an in-ear form
AKG K514 MKII
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Stax SR-307

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.

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K514 MKII
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Stax SR-307

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

16Hz

16Hz

3Hz

7Hz

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

20000Hz

22000Hz

28000Hz

41000Hz

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 K514 MKII
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Stax SR-307

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

107dB/mW

113dB/mW

105dB/mW

101dB/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 K514 MKII
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Stax SR-307

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

32 Ohms

28 Ohms

24 Ohms

132 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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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K514 MKII
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Stax SR-307

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K514 MKII
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Stax SR-307

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
AKG K514 MKII
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Stax SR-307

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K514 MKII
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Stax SR-307

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K514 MKII
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Stax SR-307

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG K514 MKII
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Stax SR-307

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

4.Has WiFi
AKG K514 MKII
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Stax SR-307

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K514 MKII
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Stax SR-307

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

2.has an in-line control panel
AKG K514 MKII
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Stax SR-307

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

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

3.can be used as a headset
AKG K514 MKII
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Stax SR-307

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.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG K514 MKII
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Stax SR-307

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

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