38points

AKG K553 Pro

46points

Sennheiser HD 229

AKG K553 Pro
Comparison winner
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14 facts in comparison

AKG K553 Pro vs Sennheiser HD 229

AKG K553 Pro
Sennheiser HD 229
38
points
AKG K553 Pro
46
points
Sennheiser HD 229

Why is AKG K553 Pro better than Sennheiser HD 229?

  • 6000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    12Hzvs18Hz
  • 34dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    144dB/mWvs110dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 229 better than AKG K553 Pro?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

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
Sennheiser HD 229
2.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 K553 Pro
Sennheiser HD 229
3.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.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

AKG K553 Pro
Sennheiser HD 229
4.has an on-ear form
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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 K553 Pro
Sennheiser HD 229
5.has a straight plug
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A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

AKG K553 Pro
Sennheiser HD 229
6.has an open-back design
?

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
Sennheiser HD 229

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

18Hz

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

110dB/mW

4.has 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 K553 Pro
Sennheiser HD 229
5.impedance
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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

32 Ohms

16 Ohms

6.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 K553 Pro
Sennheiser HD 229

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
Sennheiser HD 229

Features

1.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
Sennheiser HD 229

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