AKG K518Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
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AKG K518
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AKG K518 vs Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X: 17 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.
24000Hz
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

115g lighter.
150g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
265g

4. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
AKG K518
Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
47% have it

5. 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
40Ohms

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
115dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
102dB/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 K518
Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
72% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K518
Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
32% 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 K518
Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
53% 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 K518
Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
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 K518
Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
76% have it

12. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K518
Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
41% have it

13. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K518
Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
63% have it

14. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m

16. has an on-ear form

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.
AKG K518
Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
22% have it

17. 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 K518
Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
10% have it

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