38points

AKG K553 Pro

71points

Sony MDR-1ADAC

AKG K553 Pro
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19 facts in comparison

AKG K553 Pro vs Sony MDR-1ADAC

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-1ADAC
38
points
AKG K553 Pro
71
points
Sony MDR-1ADAC

Why is AKG K553 Pro better than Sony MDR-1ADAC?

  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • 42dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    144dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs40mm

Why is Sony MDR-1ADAC better than AKG K553 Pro?

  • 72000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    100000Hzvs28000Hz
  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs12Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 360g lighter
    300gvs660g
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable 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
Sony MDR-1ADAC
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
Sony MDR-1ADAC
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
Sony MDR-1ADAC
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

660g

300g

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

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-1ADAC
6.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
Sony MDR-1ADAC

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

100000Hz

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

4Hz

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

102dB/mW

4.impedance
?

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

40 Ohms

5.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-1ADAC
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 rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-1ADAC

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-1ADAC
2.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
Sony MDR-1ADAC

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.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-1ADAC
2.control panel placed on a device
?

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-1ADAC
3.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-1ADAC

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