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AKG K812

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AKG K812 review: specs and price

AKG K812
AKG K812
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Why is AKG K812 better than the average?

  • Highest frequency
    54000Hzvs24205.89Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    5Hzvs14.83Hz
  • Sound pressure level
    110dB/mWvs105.2dB/mW
  • Driver unit size
    53mmvs30.88mm
  • Cable length
    3mvs1.65m

Top specs and features

Design

1.has a detachable cable
AKG K812

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 K812

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

390g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a tangle free cable
AKG K812

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.has included ear pads
AKG K812

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.has a straight plug
AKG K812

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

54000Hz

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

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

110dB/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

36 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 K812

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

53mm

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K812

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

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