AKG K702


Grado GS1000e

AKG K702
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Grado GS1000e

15 facts in comparison

AKG K702 vs Grado GS1000e

AKG K702
Grado GS1000e

Why is AKG K702 better than Grado GS1000e?

  • 4800Hz higher high-frequency

  • 5.2dB/mW higher sound pressure level

  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • 77g lighter

  • Has a tangle free cable
  • 1m longer cable


Why is Grado GS1000e better than AKG K702?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency

  • Has stereo speakers
  • 30 Ohms lower impedance

    32 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • 5mm bigger driver unit


Price comparison

AKG K702

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AKG K702 AmazonAKG K 702 Reference-Quality Open-Back Ci...AKG K 702 Reference-Quality Open-Back Circumaural Headphones with Clamp On Headphone Holder and Stereo Mini Male to Stereo Mini Female Extension Cable 25'
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1.has stereo speakers
AKG K702
Grado GS1000e
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 K702
Grado GS1000e
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 K702
Grado GS1000e
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.



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.has a tangle free cable
AKG K702
Grado GS1000e
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
6.cable length



A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency



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



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



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

62 Ohms

32 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.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K702
Grado GS1000e
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.driver unit size



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


1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K702
Grado GS1000e
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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