51points

AKG K712

52points

Fostex TH610

AKG K712
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AKG K712 vs Fostex TH610

AKG K712
Fostex TH610
AKG K712
Fostex TH610
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Why is AKG K712 better than Fostex TH610?

  • 140g lighter
    235gvs375g
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Fostex TH610 better than AKG K712?

  • 5200Hz higher high-frequency
    45000Hzvs39800Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs10Hz
  • 37 Ohms lower impedance
    25 Ohmsvs62 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet

Top specs and features

Design

1.has a detachable cable
AKG K712
Fostex TH610

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

2.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K712
Fostex TH610

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.weight

235g

375g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has included ear pads
AKG K712
Fostex TH610

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.travel bag is included
AKG K712
Fostex TH610

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

6.has a straight plug
AKG K712
Fostex TH610

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

39800Hz

45000Hz

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

98dB/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.impedance

62 Ohms

25 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

5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K712
Fostex TH610

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K712
Fostex TH610

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

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