AKG K812 vs AudioQuest NightHawk: 11 facts in comparison
1. highest frequency
The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
2. has a neodymium magnet
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
33% have it
3. no battery needed
This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
73% have it
4. has a tangle free cable
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
25% have it
5. 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.
38% have it
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.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
7. has a straight plug
A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
54% have it
8. has included ear pads
Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
42% have it
9. 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.
42% have it
10. has a 3.5mm male connector
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
87% have it
11. has an open-back design
The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.