Summary: These are great headphones and I'm glad I bought them. My other headphones are HD 600s and they let you hear more of the spectrum than these guys but otherwise I like these much more.
These guys are well built.
Pros: Robust, block outside sound well, easy to pack
Summary: Well, I just moved from a Genius GX Cavimanus (gaming headset) to an AKG K171 MKII recently. I am using it for nearly 3 months. My main use is to listen music on PC, gaming and watch some series.
The AKG K171 MKII is VERY TIGHT, especially for fat guys (like me) or / and with big head.
Pros: Audio fidelity, Lightweight, Isolation
Cons: Very tight, lacks Bass, Small for some people ; low volume
Summary: They're not hard to drive, they isolate the environment well, and they are the best phones I've heard so far.
They are lean on bass until you plug them into a good amp. I tried them with a NuForce Icon HD and they sounded so unbelievably detailed and pleasant with strong bass, clarity through the...