AKG K550Monster DNA On-Ear-Headphone
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AKG K550
Monster DNA On-Ear-Headphone
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Top specs and features

AKG K550 vs Monster DNA On-Ear-Headphone: 20 facts in comparison

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
22000Hz

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
22Hz

3. weight

145g lighter.
305g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
160g

4. 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
Monster DNA On-Ear-Headphone
47% have it

5. 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 K550
Monster DNA On-Ear-Headphone
33% have it

6. 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
Monster DNA On-Ear-Headphone
72% have it

7. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K550
Monster DNA On-Ear-Headphone
25% have it

8. 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.
AKG K550
Monster DNA On-Ear-Headphone
39% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K550
Monster DNA On-Ear-Headphone
32% have it

10. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
AKG K550
Monster DNA On-Ear-Headphone
44% have it

11. 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
40mm

12. 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
Monster DNA On-Ear-Headphone
42% have it

13. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K550
Monster DNA On-Ear-Headphone
53% have it

14. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AKG K550
Monster DNA On-Ear-Headphone
32% have it

16. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K550
Monster DNA On-Ear-Headphone
64% have it

17. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
AKG K550
Monster DNA On-Ear-Headphone
10% have it

18. 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
Monster DNA On-Ear-Headphone
87% have it

19. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
AKG K550
Monster DNA On-Ear-Headphone
22% have it

20. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.5m

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