AKG K-271 MKII

Studio Headphones

  • Closed
  • Circumaural
  • Dynamic
  • Nominal impedance: 55 Ohm
  • Nominal power capacity: 200 mW
  • Frequency range: 16 - 28,000 Hz
  • Peak SPL: 104 dB/V
  • Detachable cable, one-sided cable connector
  • Self-adjusting headband
  • Straight 3 m cable with 3.5 mm jack
  • 5 m coiled cable with 3.5 mm jack
  • Weight with cable: 295 g
  • Weight without cable: 239 g
  • Includes: Screw-in 6.3 mm jack adaptor and one pair of Velour ear pads

Further Information

Design / Construction Over-Ear
System Closed Back
Impedance 55 Ohms
Frequency range 16 Hz – 28000 Hz
Adapter Yes
Replaceable Cable Yes

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Excellent for both the studio and casual listening

bananu7, 02.03.2019
I bought them as my 2nd pair from AKG after owning K240 before. They're a bit heavier and wider, no doubt because of the closed construction. That being said, the sound is really similar, with a bit more full, yet still very controlled low-end.

My main use for them is listening to music at work. The closed construction filters the outside noise quite well, and after applying some EQ they sound really, really high-def, while still being welcoming and not putting too much strain after hours of listening. Compared to e.g. K550, they're much less shrill in the high-end spectrum, but don't lose any of the clarity. I'd say that for casual listening, paired with a proper EQ they're on par with the mid range Sennheiser models costing about twice as much.

The studio use is where they truly shine, though. I use them for silent band practices as well and they're just as good as the K240.

The build quality is great, and the addition of soft ear pads was a really nice touch, because the leather-ish ones were making me sweat underneath.
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Incredible headphones

10.04.2017
Got these for work after getting a pair of AKG K-240 Studios for at home and loving them. I wanted a closed version for work because of the noiser environment.

The sound exactly what I've come to expect from AKG, absolutely incredible. I've tested these with a good mix of heavy music and some classic rock. Heavy down tuned guitars still sound as clear as they should and dont get muddy, and the highs are crisp and not tinny.

Even without music playing they are very isolating, I can have my music's volume very low and still not hear any background noise in the office.

They're equally light and comfortable as the K240 Studio set, though they are a little bit tighter, probalby because they are newer, and not to the point of being uncomfortable.

I personally wont be using the coiled cable but its nice to have as you could definitely wear these while out and about without worrying about having to ha ve the volume too loud to drown out noise. I'm undecided about the velvet pads but nice to have the option.

The mute when you take them off is also very cool, not 100% sure what I might need it for, but its very cool.
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