AKG N20 NCHiFiMAN HE-500
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Top 27%
Top 39%414 points
Top 39%
AKG N20 NC
HiFiMAN HE-500
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AKG N20 NC vs HiFiMAN HE-500: 21 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.

2. lowest frequency

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

3. weight

484g lighter.

4. impedance

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. sound pressure level

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

6. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG N20 NC
HiFiMAN HE-500
73% have it

7. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG N20 NC
HiFiMAN HE-500
26% have it

8. 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.
AKG N20 NC
HiFiMAN HE-500
38% have it

9. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
AKG N20 NC
HiFiMAN HE-500
45% have it

10. is used as a headset

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.
AKG N20 NC
HiFiMAN HE-500
34% have it

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG N20 NC
HiFiMAN HE-500
44% have it

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG N20 NC
HiFiMAN HE-500
55% have it

13. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
AKG N20 NC
HiFiMAN HE-500
15% have it

14. 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.
AKG N20 NC
HiFiMAN HE-500
42% have it

15. has active noise canceling / noise reduction

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
AKG N20 NC
HiFiMAN HE-500
13% have it

16. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG N20 NC
HiFiMAN HE-500
65% have it

17. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

18. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
AKG N20 NC
HiFiMAN HE-500
4% have it

19. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
AKG N20 NC
HiFiMAN HE-500
33% have it

20. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
AKG N20 NC
HiFiMAN HE-500
87% have it

21. is open backed

The device is designed to allow sound out through the back of the earcup and provides very natural and accurate sound. It's good for home listening.
AKG N20 NC
HiFiMAN HE-500
10% have it

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