55points

AKG K545

63points

AKG K550

AKG K545
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AKG K545 vs AKG K550

AKG K545
AKG K550
AKG K545
AKG K550

Why is AKG K545 better than AKG K550?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs12Hz
  • 23.5g lighter
    281.5gvs305g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included

Why is AKG K550 better than AKG K545?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    28000Hzvs25000Hz
  • 83dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    114dB/mWvs31dB/mW
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Sweat resistant
  • 1.8m longer cable
    3mvs1.2m

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K545
AKG K550

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 K545
AKG K550

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.has a detachable cable
AKG K545
AKG K550

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

4.weight

281.5g

305g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
AKG K545
AKG K550

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

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K545
AKG K550

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

25000Hz

28000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

10Hz

12Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K545
AKG K550

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

31dB/mW

114dB/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

50mm

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.impedance

32 Ohms

32 Ohms

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K545
AKG K550

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 K545
AKG K550

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

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