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Audeze EL-8 Titanium
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Top 23%1,009 points
Top 23%
Top 49%665 points
Top 49%
Top 42%757 points
Top 42%
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Top specs and features

Audeze EL-8 Titanium vs AKG K72 vs Audio-Technica ATH-M50: 24 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
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz
28000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
10Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
16Hz
15Hz

3. weight

460g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
200g
284g

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.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
45% 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.
30 Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4 Ohms
32 Ohms
38 Ohms

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.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
36% 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
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
112dB/mW
99dB/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.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
69% have it

9. 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.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
39% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
31% have it

11. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
24% have it

12. 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.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
44% have it

13. 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.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
47% have it

14. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
76% have it

15. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
23% have it

16. 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.
100mm
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm
40mm
45mm

17. 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.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
40% have it

18. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
64% have it

19. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
43% have it

20. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
50% have it

21. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
82% have it

22. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m
3.4m

23. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
8% have it

24. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
AKG K72
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
4% have it

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