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AKG K-271 MKII

AKG K-271 MKII
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item number 206951
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available since March 2008
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AKG K-271 MKII Studio - stereo closed back dynamic headphones, circumaural design, 55ohms rated impedance, 200mW maximum input power, frequency range: 16Hz-28kHz, 104dB/V sensitivity, self-adjusting headband and auto-shut-off feature, single side jack, Includes 3mtr cable with 3.5mm stereo mini-jack plug, 5mtr coiled cable with 3.5mm stereo mini-jack plug, 1 pair of velvet pads and gold plated 1/8" to 1/4" screw-on adapter, Weight: 240g (without cable)

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Precise sound for studio environment

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AKG is well known for it´s studio quality products including microphones, headphones etc. And there is a good reason for that.
AKG K-271 MKII continues the line of AKG quality headphones. These are relatively light weight headphones and they are comfortable to wear. Even after use of longer periods of time. Sound is clear and well balanced. Typical to AKG headphones, there is no low end boost so fashionable nowadays. In studio this is good, but I can´t recommend these for people who are looking for a “phat bass” sound while listening to music from a portable player etc. For studio work these are great. That´s where these headphones really shine.

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Bought these a few years ago and still using them. Have done alot of demoing and a few albums and there holding up to studio life. Automatic shut off is handy when left in the recording room. Will be using them for the forseeable future

Best studio headphones

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These AKG K-271 MKII are my second headphones of this brand. The other I using just to listening music, but i needed something more professional. I made a little research and than I choose this particular product. I making records in my home studio and the quality of the monitors is very important. When I tried AKG K 271 MKII for very first time I felt them pretty comfortable on my head. They are big and fit good. I love the cable. You may plugging and unplugging whenever you want, and change it with another. It is interesting how they work only on the head. When you removed them they doesn't work. It is very cool safety system. And in the end , the sound you hear from AKG K-271 MKII is great.

Good sound, not so good material...

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I am a drummer and i bought these to use as monitor headphones when recording in studio and use them for mixing especially for the effects (reverb etc). Right out of the box, the plastic material and ear pads look a bit poor quality at first, but the extra telephone type cable and the golden plated screw-head jack extension is pretty cool. It doesn't fit tight on the head, it's pretty loose, so it's a bit uncomfortable when playing drums; but it won't be a problem for a guitar player, a pianist or a singer. It's also very poor at sound isolation. This becomes a trouble for especially drummers, you hear all the acoustic sound when playing. Again, i don't think it will be a problem for other musicians. The sound quality is very good. Very detailed, clear and crisp highs & mids, and stunning performance at lower frequencies. These babies give you lowest end your ears are able to hear, without distortion... The impedance is so low that it blows your head with the volume and still no (or very little) distortion. Very good choice for vocals, wind instruments, guitars, keyboards etc; drummers better look somewhere else though...

the best

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I use these headphones now for about 5 months. I have previously used the K301 AKG . There are worlds between these two thomann headphones. On the one hand it is closed which means you can hear outside the headphones very little (which applications for Studio is very important ) and if you wear the headphones you can hear . By the sound around very little , if anything, more

The sound - thomann This is not a hi-fi headphones what is here does not attempt to fine the sound through internal EQ changes , but in this headphones was trying to produce the most natural and uncolored sound. What is it to be possible very important in the recording. In this headphones this strength was very good thomann implemented especially in a low price range .

Comfort - There are two sets of ear pads while , once the velor upholstery and even the leather upholstery. With both you have a comfortable feeling when you wearing it and even after hours. No press or pressure points . Processing - The processing is thomann very robust, which is also a huge large bonus that you can replace the cable . Again, there are two here . A rigid cable with 5m and a coiled cord with 3m ( which is optimal in the Live Mixer) . If you damage the cable once it is changed to 10 seconds.

What thomann I noticed is negative - The Auto -switch to a "hot " headphones in the studio to avoid , is not quite as reliable. If you are not 100 % has the headphones no sound comes out . For people with small heads a problem. But otherwise, not to remember.
Would I buy it again? thomann Yes and I highly recommend him if you are not willing to spend the triple .

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