AKG K514 MKIISony MDR-X10X-1 SG-MN1
Top 47%365 points
Top 47%
Top 10%614 points
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Top 76%166 points
Top 76%
AKG K514 MKII
Sony MDR-X10
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X-1 SG-MN1
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Top specs and features

AKG K514 MKII vs Sony MDR-X10 vs X-1 SG-MN1: 19 facts in comparison

1. weight

2. 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 K514 MKII
Sony MDR-X10
X-1 SG-MN1
49% have it

3. 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 K514 MKII
Sony MDR-X10
X-1 SG-MN1
34% have it

4. 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 K514 MKII
Sony MDR-X10
X-1 SG-MN1
72% have it

5. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K514 MKII
Sony MDR-X10
X-1 SG-MN1
26% have it

6. 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 K514 MKII
Sony MDR-X10
X-1 SG-MN1
38% have it

7. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K514 MKII
Sony MDR-X10
X-1 SG-MN1
30% have it

8. 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 K514 MKII
Sony MDR-X10
X-1 SG-MN1
44% have it

9. is 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 K514 MKII
Sony MDR-X10
X-1 SG-MN1
35% have it

10. 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 K514 MKII
Sony MDR-X10
X-1 SG-MN1
75% have it

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K514 MKII
Sony MDR-X10
X-1 SG-MN1
43% have it

12. 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 K514 MKII
Sony MDR-X10
X-1 SG-MN1
32% have it

13. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K514 MKII
Sony MDR-X10
X-1 SG-MN1
54% have it

14. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K514 MKII
Sony MDR-X10
X-1 SG-MN1
65% have it

15. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
AKG K514 MKII
Sony MDR-X10
X-1 SG-MN1
10% have it

16. 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 K514 MKII
Sony MDR-X10
X-1 SG-MN1
21% have it

17. 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 K514 MKII
Sony MDR-X10
X-1 SG-MN1
86% have it

18. has an in-ear form

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.
AKG K514 MKII
Sony MDR-X10
X-1 SG-MN1
33% have it

19. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
AKG K514 MKII
Sony MDR-X10
X-1 SG-MN1
3% have it

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