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AKG Y40

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AKG Y40 review: specs and price

AKG Y40
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AKG Y40

Why is AKG Y40 better than the average?

  • Sound pressure level
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    120dB/mWvs105.2dB/mW
  • Impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs33.17 Ohms
  • Weight
    133gvs170.36g
  • Driver unit size
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    40mmvs31.01mm

Price comparison

Design

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

AKG Y40
2.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

133g

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

AKG Y40
4.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

AKG Y40
5.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

1.2m

6.has an on-ear form
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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.

AKG Y40

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

22000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

16Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

120dB/mW

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

AKG Y40
5.impedance
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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

32 Ohms

6.driver unit size
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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

40mm

Connectivity

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

AKG Y40

Features

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

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

2.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

AKG Y40
3.warranty period
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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

2

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