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AKG K 701 Ultra Reference Class Stereo Headphone 

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The K 701 open-back dynamic headphones use AKG's cutting-edge flat-wire technology for a truly dramatic sound that places every musician at their cor...Click To Read More About This Product

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Outstandingly accurate sound and excellent imaging.

The K 701 open-back dynamic headphones use AKG's cutting-edge flat-wire technology for a truly dramatic sound that places every musician at their correct location with pinpoint accuracy. This kind of agility, spaciousness, brilliant highs, and velvety, punchy bass is simply remarkable. AKG's Varimotion 2-layer diaphragm ensures optimum diaphragm motion for extremely accurate high-frequency response and a powerful low end. The K 701 offer the utmost comfort with a self-adjusting cushioned genuine-leather headband and specially shaped "3D-Form" ear pads. Bi-wiring, high-performance cable with 1/4" jack plug. Comes with a stylish storage cradle. Individually tested and numbered.

FEATURES
  • Revolutionary flat-wire voice coil technology
  • Patented AKG Varimotion ultraprecise 2-layer diaphragm
  • Self-adjusting cushioned genuine-leather headband
  • Bi-wiring, high-performance cable with 1/4" jack plug
  • Comfortable, specially shaped "3D-Form" ear pads
  • Complete with stylish storage cradle
SPECIFICATIONS

K 701 Ultra Reference Class Stereo Headphone

  • System: dynamic
    Design: circumaural, open
    Audio bandwidth: 10”39,800Hz
    Efficiency: 105dB SPL/V
    Max. input power: 200mW
    Rated impedance: 62 ohms
    Weight (without cable): 235 g (8.3 oz.)
    Cable: bi-wiring, 99.99% OFC, 3m (10 ft.)
    Stereo adapter: 6.3/3.5mm (1/4" to 1/8")
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AKGK 701 Ultra Reference Class Stereo Headphone
 
5.0

(based on 4 reviews)

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5.0

What!?

By Pete-RFSv-

from elizabeth nj

Comments about AKG K 701 Ultra Reference Class Stereo Headphone:

this is the second set of profesional headphones i had the chance to own, they are super confortable, exelent stereo image and the funny thing about them is that they sound more detailed than my burned rokit 8 , at the begining when they just arrived they sounded a little sterile, but after a burn in in pink noise for 70 hours they totaly losted the sterile thing , and now everithing sound live, i mean studio live, depeding on the aplication, the price is a little high, but you will understand why after the required burn in, like i said, they are expensive for headphones , but my home studio realy thanks me for this, there must be better cans out there thats why the 4.5 ratings, but they are not in this price range, i know it.burn them up, and let it come.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Ultimate neutral

By eightbit-fkALF

from Texas

Comments about AKG K 701 Ultra Reference Class Stereo Headphone:

These are simply amazing. Compared to other high end headphones (hd650s, dt770/880..etc) they have an overall neutral sound- probably the most neutral you'll get with dynamic drivers. The soundstage is on it's own level though, and I've heard absolutely nothing that compares (including electro-static). Acoustic and vocals are where these phones shine. They're extremely comfy, but the headband can get to you around the 8 hour mark. Also, it took about 300 hrs to burn mine in.

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Buyer's Beware

By N/A-F6yMd

from N/A

Comments about AKG K 701 Ultra Reference Class Stereo Headphone:

If you buying these for your ipod, zune, or other mp3 player, go elsewhere unless you plan to spend $100 more on a small headphone amp. These headphones for people who take listening to music very seriously and care about quailty. By far the most comportable pair of headphones I have owned and best sounding without a doubt.

 
5.0

NEVER BELIEVED IN "BURN-IN" !!!

By Paulie

from Ocala, Florida

About Me Audiophile, RETIRED "NEW YORK CITY" FIREMAN

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Durable
  • Good Value
  • Great Sound

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home Audio
    • Music
    • Relaxing
    • With My Computer
    • Working

    Comments about AKG K 701 Ultra Reference Class Stereo Headphone:

    For GAMING !!! And listening to Very Good Music !!!
    I know that these are Ultra Reference Cans, But they are SUPER GREAT when "GAMING" !!!

    You can hear ever thing coming at you. Be it left, right or behind you so you can get all the KILLS you need to get !!! I've tried all the SO-CALLED GREAT GAMING HEADPHONES and these Fine Headphones blow them all - way !!!

    TRY THEM FOR YOURSELF AND YOU BE THE JUDGE !!! I JUST LOVE THEM !!!

    JUST ONE THING YOU HAVE TO BURN THEM IN !!! I DID WITH WHITE AND PINK NOISE(75 hrs. each) AS WELL AS WITH ALL KINDS OF MUSIC(100 hrs) EVEN "RAP" WOOO !!!

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