AKG K171 MKIIPhilips SHB8750NCYamaha Pro 500
Top 33%459 points
Top 33%
Top 7%637 points
Top 7%
Top 14%591 points
Top 14%
AKG K171 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
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Yamaha Pro 500
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Top specs and features

AKG K171 MKII vs Philips SHB8750NC vs Yamaha Pro 500: 30 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.
22000Hz
20000Hz

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
20Hz

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 K171 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Yamaha Pro 500
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.
16Ohms
23Ohms

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 K171 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Yamaha Pro 500
33% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
105dB/mW
106dB/mW

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K171 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Yamaha Pro 500
25% have it

9. 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 K171 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Yamaha Pro 500
73% 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 K171 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Yamaha Pro 500
38% have it

11. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K171 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Yamaha Pro 500
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 K171 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Yamaha Pro 500
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 K171 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Yamaha Pro 500
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 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 K171 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Yamaha Pro 500
32% have it

16. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K171 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Yamaha Pro 500
42% have it

17. 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 K171 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Yamaha Pro 500
75% have it

18. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K171 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Yamaha Pro 500
54% have it

19. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
AKG K171 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Yamaha Pro 500
16% have it

20. control panel placed on a device

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.
AKG K171 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Yamaha Pro 500
14% have it

21. 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 K171 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Yamaha Pro 500
42% have it

22. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K171 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Yamaha Pro 500
64% have it

23. has active noise canceling / noise reduction

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.
AKG K171 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Yamaha Pro 500
13% have it

24. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
AKG K171 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Yamaha Pro 500
8% have it

25. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
AKG K171 MKII
Philips SHB8750NC
Yamaha Pro 500
8% have it

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