AKG K518Etymotic mc3
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AKG K518
Etymotic mc3
Top specs and features

AKG K518 vs Etymotic mc3: 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.
Brainwavz Kidwavz KV-100: 2780000000Hz

2. lowest frequency

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

3. 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
Etymotic mc3
45% have it

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

5. sound pressure level

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

6. 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
Etymotic mc3
69% have it

7. 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
Etymotic mc3
46% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K518
Etymotic mc3
31% have it

9. can be used as a headset

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.
AKG K518
Etymotic mc3
41% have it

10. 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
Etymotic mc3
76% have it

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K518
Etymotic mc3
42% have it

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K518
Etymotic mc3
63% have it

13. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K518
Etymotic mc3
50% have it

14. 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
Etymotic mc3
31% have it

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
Etymotic mc3
23% have it

17. cable length

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

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