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AKG K701

41points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X

AKG K701
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AKG K701 vs Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X

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Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X

Why is AKG K701 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X?

  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    105dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • 30g lighter
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    235gvs265g

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X better than AKG K701?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs10Hz
  • 200Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs39800Hz
  • 22 Ohms lower impedance
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    40 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • 8mm bigger driver unit
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    53mmvs45mm

Price comparison

AKG K701

ProductStorePrice
AKG K701 AmazonAKG Pro Audio K701 Over-Ear, Open-Back, ...AKG Pro Audio K701 Over-Ear, Open-Back, Flat-Wire, Reference Studio Headphones, White
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$199.99
AKG K701 AmazonAKG K 701 Ultra Reference Class Stereo H...AKG K 701 Ultra Reference Class Stereo Headphone Level 1
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$224.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K701
Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
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 K701
Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
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 detachable cable
AKG K701
Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

235g

265g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.can be folded
AKG K701
Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.cable length

3m

3m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

5Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

39800Hz

40000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

102dB/mW

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

62 Ohms

40 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.
5.driver unit size

45mm

53mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K701
Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K701
Audio-Technica ATH-AD1000X
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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