AKG K550
Top 25%484 points
Top 25%
Lowest frequency
Number of headphones
lowmidhigh
Top 95%
280 headphones
9.25Hz - 17.5Hz
NaN% of all headphonesYes
No
lowest frequency
highest frequency
impedance
sound pressure level
weight

AKG K550: 16 facts and highlights

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
28000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
152
0

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
12Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
141
0

3. weight

305g
AKG IP2: 3g
122
0

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.
32Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
97
0

5. 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 K550
48% have it
95
0

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
114dB/mW
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 130dB/mW
78
0

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 K550
73% have it
72
0

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K550
27% have it
69
0

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K550
30% have it
60
0

10. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
50mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
51
0

11. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K550
54% have it
49
0

12. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K550
42% have it
48
0

13. has an over-the-ear form

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.
AKG K550
42% have it
46
0

14. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
AKG K550
11% have it
37
0

15. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
35
0

16. 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 K550
87% have it
28
0

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