AKG K121 StudioSony MDR-X10Stax SR-407
Top 40%410 points
Top 40%
Top 10%618 points
Top 10%
Top 47%363 points
Top 47%
AKG K121 Studio
Sony MDR-X10
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Stax SR-407
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Top specs and features

AKG K121 Studio vs Sony MDR-X10 vs Stax SR-407: 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.
29000Hz
41000Hz

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 K121 Studio
Sony MDR-X10
Stax SR-407
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.
24Ohms
144Ohms

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 K121 Studio
Sony MDR-X10
Stax SR-407
33% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
106dB/mW
101dB/mW

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K121 Studio
Sony MDR-X10
Stax SR-407
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 K121 Studio
Sony MDR-X10
Stax SR-407
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 K121 Studio
Sony MDR-X10
Stax SR-407
38% have it

11. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K121 Studio
Sony MDR-X10
Stax SR-407
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 K121 Studio
Sony MDR-X10
Stax SR-407
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 K121 Studio
Sony MDR-X10
Stax SR-407
36% have it

14. 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 K121 Studio
Sony MDR-X10
Stax SR-407
75% have it

15. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K121 Studio
Sony MDR-X10
Stax SR-407
42% 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 K121 Studio
Sony MDR-X10
Stax SR-407
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 K121 Studio
Sony MDR-X10
Stax SR-407
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 K121 Studio
Sony MDR-X10
Stax SR-407
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 K121 Studio
Sony MDR-X10
Stax SR-407
64% have it

20. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

21. has an on-ear form

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 K121 Studio
Sony MDR-X10
Stax SR-407
22% 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 K121 Studio
Sony MDR-X10
Stax SR-407
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 K121 Studio
Sony MDR-X10
Stax SR-407
10% have it

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