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AKG K612 Pro

47points

Etymotic mc3

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AKG K612 Pro vs Etymotic mc3

AKG K612 Pro
Etymotic mc3
AKG K612 Pro
Etymotic mc3

Why is AKG K612 Pro better than Etymotic mc3?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    12Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Etymotic mc3 better than AKG K612 Pro?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 104 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs120 Ohms
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an L-shaped plug

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K612 Pro
Etymotic mc3

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K612 Pro
Etymotic mc3

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.

3.has a tangle free cable
AKG K612 Pro
Etymotic mc3

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

4.has included ear pads
AKG K612 Pro
Etymotic mc3

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.travel bag is included
AKG K612 Pro
Etymotic mc3

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

6.has an L-shaped plug
AKG K612 Pro
Etymotic mc3

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.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

12Hz

20Hz

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

2.highest frequency

39500Hz

15000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K612 Pro
Etymotic mc3

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

4.sound pressure level

101dB/mW

100dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K612 Pro
Etymotic mc3

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.impedance

120 Ohms

16 Ohms

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K612 Pro
Etymotic mc3

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K612 Pro
Etymotic mc3

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
AKG K612 Pro
Etymotic mc3

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

2.can be used as a headset
AKG K612 Pro
Etymotic mc3

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.

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