39points

AKG K553 Pro

47points

Sennheiser RS 170

AKG K553 Pro
Comparison winner
Sennheiser RS 170
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15 facts in comparison

AKG K553 Pro vs Sennheiser RS 170

AKG K553 Pro
Sennheiser RS 170
39
points
AKG K553 Pro
47
points
Sennheiser RS 170

Why is AKG K553 Pro better than Sennheiser RS 170?

  • 7000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs21000Hz
  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

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

    144dB/mWvs110dB/mW
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs40mm
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sennheiser RS 170 better than AKG K553 Pro?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has a removable battery
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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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 RS 170
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
Sennheiser RS 170
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.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

AKG K553 Pro
Sennheiser RS 170
4.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

AKG K553 Pro
Sennheiser RS 170
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 RS 170
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
Sennheiser RS 170

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

21000Hz

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.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

32 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
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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 RS 170
6.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

40mm

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
Sennheiser RS 170

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

AKG K553 Pro
Sennheiser RS 170
2.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 K553 Pro
Sennheiser RS 170

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