AKG K52Audeze EL-8 TitaniumSony MDR-MA900
Top 45%374 points
Top 45%
Top 7%640 points
Top 7%
Top 32%464 points
Top 32%
AKG K52
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
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Sony MDR-MA900
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Top specs and features

AKG K52 vs Audeze EL-8 Titanium vs Sony MDR-MA900: 23 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.
50000Hz
40000Hz

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

4. has sound isolation / passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
AKG K52
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-MA900
48% have it

5. 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.
30Ohms
12Ohms

6. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
AKG K52
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-MA900
33% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
130dB/mW
104dB/mW

8. 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 K52
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-MA900
73% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K52
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-MA900
25% have it

10. 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 K52
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-MA900
38% have it

11. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K52
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-MA900
31% have it

12. 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 K52
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-MA900
44% have it

13. can be 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 K52
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-MA900
36% have it

14. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

15. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K52
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-MA900
75% have it

16. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AKG K52
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-MA900
32% have it

17. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K52
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-MA900
54% have it

18. 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 K52
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-MA900
42% have it

19. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K52
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-MA900
64% have it

20. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

21. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
AKG K52
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-MA900
3% have it

22. 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 K52
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-MA900
87% have it

23. has an open-back design

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
AKG K52
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Sony MDR-MA900
10% have it

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