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AKG K 171 MKII
6.9 out of 10

AKG K 171 MKII

AKG K 171 MKII The K 171 MKII is a closed-back, dynamic hea Read more

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Reviews and Problems with AKG K 171 MKII

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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

head-fi.org
28 January 2009
  • 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
  • Cons: Tight on the head at first
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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

head-fi.org
28 January 2009
  • 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...
  • Pros: vocal reproduction is amazing
  • Cons: uncomfortable after a while
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

head-fi.org
28 January 2009
  • Summary: Very good headphones. The sound is good. Good idea for vocal reproduction.
  • Pros: Audio quality, noise reduction
  • Cons: Comfort
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Overall 4
4.0

Expert Review

head-fi.org
28 January 2009
  • 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.
  • Pros: Audio fidelity, Lightweight, Isolation
  • Cons: Very tight, lacks Bass, Small for some people ; low volume
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AKG K171 MKII Headphones

Pro Audio Review
28 January 2009
  • Excerpt: Revamped with upgraded aesthetics and ergonomics, AKG headphones are as comfort-driven as they are sonically pure..
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