40points

AKG K701

50points

Shure SRH550DJ

AKG K701
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AKG K701 vs Shure SRH550DJ

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Shure SRH550DJ
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Why is AKG K701 better than Shure SRH550DJ?

  • 17800Hz higher high-frequency
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    39800Hzvs22000Hz
  • 1m longer cable
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    3mvs2m
  • Has an open-back design
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Why is Shure SRH550DJ better than AKG K701?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs10Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 30 Ohms lower impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    109dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 5mm bigger driver unit
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    50mmvs45mm

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 K701
Shure SRH550DJ
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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
Shure SRH550DJ
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

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Shure SRH550DJ
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

235g

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

For example

JBL T460BT

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Shure SRH550DJ
6.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

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

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

10Hz

5Hz

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

109dB/mW

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

AKG K701
Shure SRH550DJ
5.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

32 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
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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
Shure SRH550DJ

Connectivity

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

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

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Shure SRH550DJ
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.

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Shure SRH550DJ

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