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AKG Y40

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AKG Y40 review: specs and price

AKG Y40
AKG Y40
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Why is AKG Y40 better than the average?

  • Impedance
    32 Ohmsvs33.17 Ohms
  • Weight
    133gvs168.95g
  • Sound pressure level
    120dB/mWvs105.22dB/mW
  • Driver unit size
    40mmvs30.86mm

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Design

1.has a detachable cable
AKG Y40

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

2.weight

133g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.can be folded
AKG Y40

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

4.travel bag is included
AKG Y40

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

5.has a straight plug
AKG Y40

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

6.has an on-ear form
AKG Y40

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

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

16Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG Y40

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.sound pressure level

120dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.driver unit size

40mm

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 Y40

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

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
AKG Y40

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

2.warranty period

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

3.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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