58points

AKG K702

46points

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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AKG K702 vs Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

Why is AKG K702 better than Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition?

  • 188 Ohms lower impedance
    62 Ohmsvs250 Ohms
  • 55g lighter
    235gvs290g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has included ear pads

Why is Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition better than AKG K702?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs10Hz

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Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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.

2.has a detachable cable
AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.weight

235g

290g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a tangle free cable
AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.has included ear pads
AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.has a straight plug
AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

39800Hz

35000Hz

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

2.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.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

96dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

5.impedance

62 Ohms

250 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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