55points

AKG K702

46points

Audeze EL-8 Open-Back

Comparison winner
AKG K702
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
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AKG K702 vs Audeze EL-8 Open-Back

AKG K702
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
55
points
AKG K702
46
points
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back

Why is AKG K702 better than Audeze EL-8 Open-Back?

  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 225g lighter
    235gvs460g
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m

Why is Audeze EL-8 Open-Back better than AKG K702?

  • 10200Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    50000Hzvs39800Hz
  • 32 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    30 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • 55mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    100mmvs45mm

Price comparison

Design

1.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 K702
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
2.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.

AKG K702
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

460g

4.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

AKG K702
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
5.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

AKG K702
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
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

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
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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 K702
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back
6.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

100mm

Connectivity

1.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 K702
Audeze EL-8 Open-Back

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