AKG K271 MKII Closed-back Studio and Live Headphones with Mute Demo

Dynamic Closed-back Headphones with Detatchable 10' Straight Cable and 16' Coiled Cable
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Great Headphones for Live Use!

AKG K271 MKII dynamic, around-ear, closed-back headphones provide incredible sound and comfort, and they are ideal for recording and live monitoring applications. These headphones feature both leatherette and velvet earpads for great fit and maximum comfort. The AKG K271 MKII headphones include a detachable 10' straight cable and a 16' coiled cable. They offer a frequency range of 16Hz-28kHz, giving you great live and studio monitoring with the added functionality of single-ear use. If you want efficient, dynamic listening, you'll appreciate the great sound you get from the K271 MKII headphones.

AKG K 271 MKII Closed-back Headphones Features:
  • Dynamic, around-ear, closed-back headphones
  • Includes leatherette and velvet earpads
  • Detachable 10' straight cable and 16' coiled cable included
  • 16Hz-28kHz frequency range
  • 55-ohm impedance
AKG K271 MKII closed-back headphones give you comfortable, dynamic listening!

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Additional Media

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Live Sound Monitor Buying Guide
Studio Monitor Buying Guide

Tech Specs

Open/Closed Closed
Fit Style Circumaural (Around the Ear)
Driver Size 30mm
Frequency Response 16Hz-28kHz
Impedance 55 ohms
Cable Type Straight, Coiled
Replaceable Cable Yes
Cable Length 9.8' Straight, 16.4' Coiled
Plug Size 1/8" (1/4" Adapter Included)
Weight 1.2 lbs.
Manufacturer Part Number 2470X00190

Customer Reviews

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AKG Rocks

I have owned these for many years and its almost hard to listen with any other headphones than these in the studio. I'm a big fan of AKG including the headphones, mics, etc. They always seem to just sound right to me.

AKG K271 MKII Studio & Live Headphones w/ Mute - Closed

Really sound great and very comfortable. I can wear them or hours with no fatigue or soreness. Great dynamic range and no noise. I love them!
Music background: Semi-Pro Engineer/Musician/Voice-Over Artist

AKG K 271 MK II Headphones

I love these phones. Not only the sound, but the comfort is fantastic. I can "live" in the phones for much longer periods of time.
Music background: Pro Musician Retired - Currently A Hobbyist.

Great sound and very comfortable

I used these phones in the recording studio for tracking my vocals with premixed tracks. I have a pair of 240 Mk II's in my own home studio for mixing, and these are very similar, but the 240's are semi-open and these are closed back, which is important for tracking vocals in front of a sensitive studio microphone. The sound is very clean and open, and they are very comfortable to wear for long studio sessions. Having only used them for one project, I'm no expert, but they seem like an excellent value.
Music background: Recording artist, former church sound man

Very well sounding,accurate

Sound almost exactly the same as my main (5 way, 3 way multi amped, 15 inch sub) monitoring sytem, on a Lexicon MX400 used as convertor (from sweetwater...), minus the room reverb, which is absolutely geat for reference. Also, the bass variations, the sampling reconstruction issues and the stereo imaging issues sound alike, apart from the obvious binoral matters, s I'm ver glad my monitoring agrees almost rucksichtloss with itself: changes my major monitor system (with high grade electronics components and no bass-reflex) reveal a *very* similar overall soundscape sthese tyes of hedphones by chance are extremely slim, so I feel very good to be able to cleanly hear what's there in a mix, instead of some interpretation.
Music background: musician, built synthesizers and elca
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