38points

AKG K553 Pro

48points

Shure SRH240A

AKG K553 Pro
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14 facts in comparison

AKG K553 Pro vs Shure SRH240A

AKG K553 Pro
Shure SRH240A
38
points
AKG K553 Pro
48
points
Shure SRH240A

Why is AKG K553 Pro better than Shure SRH240A?

  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    12Hzvs20Hz
  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • 37dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    144dB/mWvs107dB/mW
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs40mm

Why is Shure SRH240A better than AKG K553 Pro?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 479g lighter
    181gvs660g

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
Shure SRH240A
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
Shure SRH240A
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
Shure SRH240A
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

660g

181g

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
Shure SRH240A
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
Shure SRH240A

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

20000Hz

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

20Hz

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

107dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

AKG K553 Pro
Shure SRH240A
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

38 Ohms

6.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
Shure SRH240A

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
Shure SRH240A

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