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.
Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
A coil cable offers more flexibility, as it can be further extended when in use, as well as retracted to take up less space when not in use.
A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
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.
Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
AKG K553 Pro
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.
Flips Solo 2 Social
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.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
Audeze LCD2 Classic
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.