51points

AKG K518

52points

Sony MDR-V55

AKG K518
Sony MDR-V55
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18 facts in comparison

AKG K518 vs Sony MDR-V55

AKG K518
Sony MDR-V55
51
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AKG K518
52
points
Sony MDR-V55

Why is AKG K518 better than Sony MDR-V55?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    115dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • 70g lighter
    150gvs220g
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-V55 better than AKG K518?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs24000Hz
  • 11Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs16Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • 0.2m longer cable
    ?

    1.2mvs1m
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

Sony MDR-V55

Buy used:

$194.99

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Sony MDR-V55 AmazonSony DJ Style Headphones
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$48.43
Sony MDR-V55 AmazonSony MDR-V55 Wired DJ Style Headphones, ...Sony MDR-V55 Wired DJ Style Headphones, Black/Red
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$51.99
Sony MDR-V55 AmazonSony MDR-XB450AP Extra Bass Headphone - ...Sony MDR-XB450AP Extra Bass Headphone - Black (International Version U.S. Warranty May not Apply)
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$54.99
Sony MDR-V55 AmazonSony MDRV500DJ DJ/Remix Headphones Studi...Sony MDRV500DJ DJ/Remix Headphones Studio & DJ Headphone
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$196.98
Sony MDR-V55 AmazonSony Studio Monitor Premium Lightweight ...Sony Studio Monitor Premium Lightweight Extra Bass Stereo Headphones
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$69.95
Sony MDR-V55 AmazonSony NWWS623/B Waterproof and Dustproof ...Sony NWWS623/B Waterproof and Dustproof Walkman with Bluetooth,Black
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$148.00
Sony MDR-V55 AmazonSony MDR100ABN/B Headphones
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$329.00

Design

1.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. Show more

AKG K518
Sony MDR-V55
2.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.

For example

Panasonic HD805N

AKG K518
Sony MDR-V55
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

150g

220g

4.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

AKG K518
Sony MDR-V55
5.travel bag is included
?

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

AKG K518
Sony MDR-V55
6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

AKG K518
Sony MDR-V55

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

24000Hz

25000Hz

2.sound pressure level
?

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

115dB/mW

105dB/mW

3.lowest frequency
?

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass. Show more

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

16Hz

5Hz

4.has 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
Sony MDR-V55
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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

32 Ohms

40 Ohms

6.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 K518
Sony MDR-V55

Connectivity

1.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
Sony MDR-V55

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