39points

AKG K553 Pro

60points

SoundMagic ES18S

AKG K553 Pro
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22 facts in comparison

AKG K553 Pro vs SoundMagic ES18S

AKG K553 Pro
SoundMagic ES18S
39
points
AKG K553 Pro
60
points
SoundMagic ES18S

Why is AKG K553 Pro better than SoundMagic ES18S?

  • 6000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    12Hzvs15Hz
  • 44dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    144dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 40mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs10mm
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is SoundMagic ES18S better than AKG K553 Pro?

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

    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 649g lighter
    11gvs660g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

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
SoundMagic ES18S
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
SoundMagic ES18S
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
SoundMagic ES18S
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

660g

11g

5.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

AKG K553 Pro
SoundMagic ES18S
6.travel bag is included
?

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

AKG K553 Pro
SoundMagic ES18S

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

15Hz

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

100dB/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
SoundMagic ES18S
5.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

16 Ohms

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

10mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

AKG K553 Pro
SoundMagic ES18S
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
SoundMagic ES18S

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.

AKG K553 Pro
SoundMagic ES18S
2.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
SoundMagic ES18S
3.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

2

1

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