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AKG K518

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AKG K518 review: specs and price

AKG K518
AKG K518
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Why is AKG K518 better than the average?

  • Impedance
    32 Ohmsvs33.17 Ohms
  • Weight
    150gvs168.95g
  • Sound pressure level
    115dB/mWvs105.22dB/mW

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Design

1.weight

150g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

2.can be folded
AKG K518

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

3.has included ear pads
AKG K518

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

4.travel bag is included
AKG K518

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

5.has a straight plug
AKG K518

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

6.has an on-ear form
AKG K518

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

24000Hz

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

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 K518

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

115dB/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.impedance

32 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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K518

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

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