Summary: I have a home studio and needed a pair of cans as I just moved into a triplex. A friend of mine showed me a pair of AKG's he had, and for a cheap pair they sounded nice. These are definitely worth the buy, especially at sale price. The frequeny range is very surprising, the lows are damn good, and the sound is crisp clear.
Pros: Lightweight, comfortable, sound amazing
Cons: Not noise cancelling (although when playing music you cant hear anything else)
Summary: I'm not exactly an audio savvy person but if you're looking for headphones under $100 you must buy this when it goes on sale ($98.98 tax and $8 shipping fee included). The bass does sound a little light but it's nothing that can't be fixed by simply tinkering with your EQ settings on your computer (for me, anyway).
Pros: Extremely lightweight, Can use for hours on end without ears hurting, Decent for price
Cons: Not glasses friendly (must wear glasses at a strange downward facing angle or else ears will hurt a lot), Materials feel slightly cheap
Summary: These are pretty good headphones, especially when they are on sale. They feel pretty good while worn, also relatively light on the head. Voice is great. Music is good, but obviously not on the same playing field as AGK Q701s, my primary pair. Sound better on a good sound card, vs onboard or phone/mp3 player, but the same goes any other mid / high grade haeadphone. In my use, they are more portable than my primary pair so I use them a lot when I'm away from home.
Summary: Excellent flat frequency response unlike some of the competitors which have far to much bass. The cord is a bit long for "mobile use" but is very flexible and can be stored in the pocket. Needs at least 20h for "burn-in" to achieve its best audio quality. You have to get used to the light pressure on your ears, especially wearing glasses, but once your ears adapted it's very comfortable to wear.
Pros: Flat frequency response, Good Value, Great Sound, Lightweight, Stylish
Summary: I had a hard time finding reviews of these headphones, and ended up buying them based solely on AKG's reputation, and J&R's excellent price point for them. They have great sound, very tight, with accurate bass (Read not "thumping", but if you like me enjoy accurate sound instead of overbearing lows, this is a feature not a fault). The fit is comfortable, even for someone with glasses, and are able to be worn for hours.
Pros: Comfortable, Compact, Good Value, Great Sound, Lightweight, Stylish
Summary: These are a pair of reasonably priced AKG headphones at £85. The design is something good to look at, and as AKG is the manufacturer, you can expect good sound quality. Sound Quality: As with all speakers, I tested them over five tracks of varying audio: classical, spoken word, pop, metal and electronic- these provide a good range of pitch types and dynamic changes. These headphones really pleased me.
Summary: Like its big brother version, these headphones come from the AKG K 142HD- a large studio tradition. This semi-encloses the ears of listeners, rather comfortable in that is rests nicely on the ears. The sound is direct, the focus is less on the whole range of sounds, and, more impressively, the driving bass and smooth, harmonious sounds. Acoustic guitars especially get through to the listener give a true sense of actually being there.
Summary: These are a pair of reasonably priced AKG headphones at £85. The design is something good to look at, and as AKG is the manufacturer, you can expect good sound quality.
As with all speakers, I tested them over five tracks of varying audio: classical, spoken word, pop, metal and electronic- these provide a good range of pitch types and dynamic changes. These headphones really pleased me.