40points

AKG K52

73points

Yamaha Pro 500

AKG K52
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AKG K52 vs Yamaha Pro 500

AKG K52
Yamaha Pro 500
AKG K52
Yamaha Pro 500

Why is AKG K52 better than Yamaha Pro 500?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    18Hzvs20Hz
  • 169g lighter
    200gvs369g
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Yamaha Pro 500 better than AKG K52?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 9 Ohms lower impedance
    23 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be folded
  • Has an in-line control panel

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K52
Yamaha Pro 500

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K52
Yamaha Pro 500

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.

3.weight

200g

369g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
AKG K52
Yamaha Pro 500

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

5.can be folded
AKG K52
Yamaha Pro 500

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

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K52
Yamaha Pro 500

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

18Hz

20Hz

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

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K52
Yamaha Pro 500

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

110dB/mW

106dB/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.driver unit size

40mm

50mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K52
Yamaha Pro 500

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K52
Yamaha Pro 500

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
AKG K52
Yamaha Pro 500

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

2.can be used as a headset
AKG K52
Yamaha Pro 500

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.

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