AKG K518Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
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AKG K518
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AKG K518 vs Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1: 19 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
20000Hz

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
10Hz

3. weight

50g lighter.
150g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
100g

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-ANC1
48% 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
130Ohms

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
105dB/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-ANC1
73% have it

8. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
AKG K518
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
38% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K518
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
31% have it

10. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
AKG K518
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
44% 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-ANC1
75% have it

12. 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-ANC1
53% have it

13. 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 K518
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
32% have it

14. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K518
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
42% have it

16. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
AKG K518
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
13% have it

17. 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-ANC1
22% have it

18. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

19. 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 K518
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
87% have it

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