61points

AKG N5005

60points

Sennheiser HDR 170

AKG N5005
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AKG N5005 vs Sennheiser HDR 170

AKG N5005
Sennheiser HDR 170
61
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AKG N5005
60
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Sennheiser HDR 170

Why is AKG N5005 better than Sennheiser HDR 170?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs18Hz
  • 19000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs21000Hz
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    116dB/mWvs110dB/mW
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
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    18 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 216.6g lighter
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    11.4gvs228g
  • Has a battery level indicator
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Why is Sennheiser HDR 170 better than AKG N5005?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has a removable battery
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Price comparison

Sennheiser HDR 170

Buy used:

$43.67

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HDR 170 AmazonSennheiser HDR 175 Accessory RF Wireless...Sennheiser HDR 175 Accessory RF Wireless Headphone for RS 175 System
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$169.95
Sennheiser HDR 170 AmazonHQRP Two Rechargeable Batteries Compatib...HQRP Two Rechargeable Batteries Compatible with Sennheiser RS110, RS120, RS130, RS160, RS170, RS 180, RS-195, RS-220, PXC 250-II, PXC 350, PXC 450, HDR 170 Headphones
Amazon logo
$9.45
Sennheiser HDR 170 AmazonSENNHEISER HDR 135 replacement/2nd Headp...SENNHEISER HDR 135 replacement/2nd Headphone for RS135 Wireless System HDR135
Amazon logo
$89.99
Sennheiser HDR 170 AmazonSennheiser 506298 RS 135 Wireless Headph...Sennheiser 506298 RS 135 Wireless Headphone System,Black
Amazon logo
$124.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG N5005
Sennheiser HDR 170
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
AKG N5005
Sennheiser HDR 170
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.has a detachable cable
AKG N5005
Sennheiser HDR 170
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
AKG N5005
Sennheiser HDR 170
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

11.4g

228g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG N5005
Sennheiser HDR 170
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

18Hz

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

40000Hz

21000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG N5005
Sennheiser HDR 170
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
AKG N5005
Sennheiser HDR 170
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.
5.sound pressure level

116dB/mW

110dB/mW

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

18 Ohms

32 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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
AKG N5005
Sennheiser HDR 170
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
AKG N5005
Sennheiser HDR 170
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
AKG N5005
Sennheiser HDR 170
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG N5005
Sennheiser HDR 170
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG N5005
Sennheiser HDR 170
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG N5005
Sennheiser HDR 170
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
4.supports Wi-Fi
AKG N5005
Sennheiser HDR 170
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG N5005
Sennheiser HDR 170
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
AKG N5005
Sennheiser HDR 170
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
AKG N5005
Sennheiser HDR 170
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
4.Has an in-line control panel
AKG N5005
Sennheiser HDR 170
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Price comparison

Sennheiser HDR 170

Buy used:

$43.67

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HDR 170 AmazonSennheiser HDR 175 Accessory RF Wireless...Sennheiser HDR 175 Accessory RF Wireless Headphone for RS 175 System
Amazon logo
$169.95
Sennheiser HDR 170 AmazonHQRP Two Rechargeable Batteries Compatib...HQRP Two Rechargeable Batteries Compatible with Sennheiser RS110, RS120, RS130, RS160, RS170, RS 180, RS-195, RS-220, PXC 250-II, PXC 350, PXC 450, HDR 170 Headphones
Amazon logo
$9.45
Sennheiser HDR 170 AmazonSENNHEISER HDR 135 replacement/2nd Headp...SENNHEISER HDR 135 replacement/2nd Headphone for RS135 Wireless System HDR135
Amazon logo
$89.99
Sennheiser HDR 170 AmazonSennheiser 506298 RS 135 Wireless Headph...Sennheiser 506298 RS 135 Wireless Headphone System,Black
Amazon logo
$124.99

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