18 facts in comparison
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.
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
AKG K553 Pro
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
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.
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.