40points

AKG K701

46points

Audeze EL-8 Open-Back

AKG K701
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AKG K701 vs Audeze EL-8 Open-Back

AKG K701
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
40
points
AKG K701
46
points
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back

Why is AKG K701 better than Audeze EL-8 Open-Back?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • 225g lighter
    235gvs460g
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m

Why is Audeze EL-8 Open-Back better than AKG K701?

  • 10200Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    50000Hzvs39800Hz
  • 32 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    30 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 55mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    100mmvs45mm

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 K701
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
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 K701
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
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 K701
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

460g

5.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

For example

JBL T460BT

AKG K701
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
6.cable length
?

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

1.2m

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

39800Hz

50000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

10Hz

10Hz

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

105dB/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

62 Ohms

30 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
?

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 K701
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
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

45mm

100mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

AKG K701
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
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 K701
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back

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