38points

AKG K553 Pro

52points

Sony MDR-MA900

AKG K553 Pro
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15 facts in comparison

AKG K553 Pro vs Sony MDR-MA900

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-MA900
38
points
AKG K553 Pro
52
points
Sony MDR-MA900

Why is AKG K553 Pro better than Sony MDR-MA900?

  • 40dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    144dB/mWvs104dB/mW

Why is Sony MDR-MA900 better than AKG K553 Pro?

  • 12000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs28000Hz
  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs12Hz
  • 20 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    12 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 465g lighter
    195gvs660g
  • 20mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    70mmvs50mm
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

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
Sony MDR-MA900
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
Sony MDR-MA900
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
Sony MDR-MA900
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

660g

195g

5.has a tangle free cable
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-MA900
6.has an L-shaped plug
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An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

For example

House of Marley Buffalo Soldier BT

AKG K553 Pro
Sony MDR-MA900

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

40000Hz

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

5Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

104dB/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

12 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
Sony MDR-MA900
6.driver unit size
?

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

70mm

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
Sony MDR-MA900

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