40points

AKG K701

35points

Fostex TH-5

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AKG K701 vs Fostex TH-5

AKG K701
Fostex TH-5
40
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AKG K701
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Fostex TH-5

Why is AKG K701 better than Fostex TH-5?

  • 19800Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    39800Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 9dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs96dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 15g lighter
    235gvs250g
  • 15mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs30mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m
  • Has an open-back design
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Why is Fostex TH-5 better than AKG K701?

  • 18 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    44 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

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
Fostex TH-5
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
Fostex TH-5
3.has a detachable cable
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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
Fostex TH-5
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

250g

5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

For example

JBL T460BT

AKG K701
Fostex TH-5
6.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

1.2m

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

39800Hz

20000Hz

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

10Hz

20Hz

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

105dB/mW

96dB/mW

4.impedance
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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

44 Ohms

5.driver unit size
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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

30mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

AKG K701
Fostex TH-5
2.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 K701
Fostex TH-5

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