AKG K872 Closed-back Master Reference Headphones

Master Reference Closed-back Studio Headphones with Custom 53mm Transducers, 1.5 Tesla Magnet Systems, Open-mesh Headband, 3D-shaped, Slow-retention Foam Earcups, Case, and Cable
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A New Standard for Sound Quality and Comfort

AKG K872 master reference closed-back headphones set a new standard for performance. Custom 53mm transducers with 1.5 Tesla magnet systems yield unprecedented headroom, incredible stereo imaging, and extended dynamic range. The K872's open-mesh headband and 3D-shaped, slow-retention foam earcups mold around your head, creating a personalized fit. We couldn't believe how comfortable these headphones are - you can barely feel them! Yielding an exceptional frequency range of 5Hz-54kHz and unparalleled accuracy, these headphones are tailor-made for tracking, mixing, and mastering. And they provide excellent isolation. At Sweetwater, AKG K872 master reference closed-back headphones performed admirably in every situation we tested them in.

AKG K872 Master Reference Closed-back Headphones at a Glance:
  • Precision accuracy and performance for superior reference sound
  • Optimized closed-back design offers excellent sound isolation
  • Open-mesh headband and 3D-shaped foam earcups provide a personalized fit
Precision accuracy and performance for superior reference sound

AKG K872 headphones employ large 53mm transducers and powerful 1.5 Tesla magnet systems to deliver phenomenal headroom, accurate stereo imaging, and extended dynamic range. The 2-layer, copper-covered aluminum voice coils work in concert with the magnet systems to supply you with amazing sensitivity, excellent transient response, and an exceptional 5Hz-54kHz frequency range. Whether you're tracking, mixing, or mastering, these headphones deliver results you can count on.

Optimized closed-back design offers excellent sound isolation

The optimized closed-back design that's utilized by AKG K872 headphones creates excellent isolation. During critical monitoring, these headphones shield you from external noise. During recording, they create an inspiring listening experience while preventing leakage into your microphones.

Open-mesh headband and 3D-shaped foam earcups provide a personalized fit

It's easy to forget that you're wearing AKG K872 headphones - they really are that comfortable. Their lightweight, self-adjusting, open-mesh headband features a quick-lock mechanism that maintains the right shape for your head. And their 3D-shaped, slow-retention foam earcups provide an exceptionally comfortable fit.

AKG K872 Master Reference Closed-back Headphones Features:
  • Custom 53mm transducers with 1.5 Tesla magnet systems yield excellent headroom, imaging, and dynamic range
  • Exceptional frequency range of 5Hz-54kHz for unparalleled accuracy
  • Optimized closed-back design offers excellent sound isolation
  • Open-mesh headband and 3D-shaped foam earcups mold around your head for a personalized fit
  • Mechanically critical parts are made of metal for exceptional durability
  • Includes a low-profile carrying case that doubles as a stand and a durable cable with Lemo connector
AKG K872 master reference closed-back headphones set a new standard for sound quality and comfort!

Additional Media

Headphones Buying Guide
Live Sound Monitor Buying Guide
Studio Monitor Buying Guide

Tech Specs

Open/Closed Closed
Fit Style Circumaural (Around the Ear)
Driver Size 53mm
Frequency Response 5Hz-54kHz
Impedance 36 ohms
Cable Type Straight
Replaceable Cable Yes (cable uses 3-pin Lemo connnector)
Cable Length 9.8 ft.
Plug Size 1/8", 1/4" adapter plug included
Manufacturer Part Number K872

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