38points

AKG K553 Pro

42points

JBL Synchros S500

AKG K553 Pro
Comparison winner
JBL Synchros S500
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14 facts in comparison

AKG K553 Pro vs JBL Synchros S500

AKG K553 Pro
JBL Synchros S500
38
points
AKG K553 Pro
42
points
JBL Synchros S500

Why is AKG K553 Pro better than JBL Synchros S500?

  • 6000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs22000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 27dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    144dB/mWvs117dB/mW
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is JBL Synchros S500 better than AKG K553 Pro?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs12Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a removable battery
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

AKG K553 Pro
JBL Synchros S500
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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 K553 Pro
JBL Synchros S500
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

AKG K553 Pro
JBL Synchros S500
4.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

AKG K553 Pro
JBL Synchros S500
5.has a straight plug
?

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

AKG K553 Pro
JBL Synchros S500
6.has an open-back design
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The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

AKG K553 Pro
JBL Synchros S500

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

28000Hz

22000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

12Hz

10Hz

3.sound pressure level
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Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

144dB/mW

117dB/mW

4.driver unit size
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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

50mm

50mm

Power

1.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

AKG K553 Pro
JBL Synchros S500

Connectivity

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

AKG K553 Pro
JBL Synchros S500

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

AKG K553 Pro
JBL Synchros S500
2.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 K553 Pro
JBL Synchros S500

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