61points

AKG K812

43points

HiFiMAN HE-560

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AKG K812
HiFiMAN HE-560
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AKG K812 vs HiFiMAN HE-560

AKG K812
HiFiMAN HE-560
AKG K812
HiFiMAN HE-560
61
points
43
points

Why is AKG K812 better than HiFiMAN HE-560?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs15Hz
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    36 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

Why is HiFiMAN HE-560 better than AKG K812?

  • 15g lighter
    375gvs390g

Top specs and features

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
AKG K812
HiFiMAN HE-560

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 K812
HiFiMAN HE-560

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

3.weight

390g

375g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a tangle free cable
AKG K812
HiFiMAN HE-560

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.has included ear pads
AKG K812
HiFiMAN HE-560

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.cable length

3m

2m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

15Hz

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

2.highest frequency

54000Hz

50000Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

110dB/mW

90dB/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

50 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
HiFiMAN HE-560

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 K812
HiFiMAN HE-560

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

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