AKG K514 MKIISony MDR-MA900
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AKG K514 MKII
Sony MDR-MA900
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AKG K514 MKII vs Sony MDR-MA900: 16 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
20000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
40000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
16Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
5Hz

3. weight

5g lighter.
190g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
195g

4. impedance

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.
32Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
12Ohms

5. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
AKG K514 MKII
Sony MDR-MA900
34% have it

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
107dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
104dB/mW

7. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG K514 MKII
Sony MDR-MA900
72% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K514 MKII
Sony MDR-MA900
25% have it

9. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K514 MKII
Sony MDR-MA900
52% have it

10. has an over-the-ear form

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.
AKG K514 MKII
Sony MDR-MA900
42% have it

11. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K514 MKII
Sony MDR-MA900
76% have it

12. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AKG K514 MKII
Sony MDR-MA900
31% have it

13. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
AKG K514 MKII
Sony MDR-MA900
86% have it

14. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m

16. has an open-back design

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
AKG K514 MKII
Sony MDR-MA900
10% have it

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