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AKG K550

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AKG K550 review: specs and price

AKG K550
AKG K550
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Why is AKG K550 better than the average?

  • Highest frequency
    28000Hzvs24205.89Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    12Hzvs14.83Hz
  • Impedance
    32 Ohmsvs33.15 Ohms
  • Sound pressure level
    114dB/mWvs105.2dB/mW
  • Driver unit size
    50mmvs30.88mm
  • Cable length
    3mvs1.65m

Top specs and features

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
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.

2.weight

305g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.can be folded
AKG K550

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

4.has a tangle free cable
AKG K550

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.sweat resistant
AKG K550

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

6.has included ear pads
AKG K550

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

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

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 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

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.impedance

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

6.driver unit size

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K550

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

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