Excerpt: AKG make microphones and headphones exclusively, so it's fair to expect that whatever they put out to the market is likely to be unquestionably good and perhaps not strictly following exactly the same design bible as all the others out there.
Summary: The 181djs are the best. I've been a dj for 10 years. An audiophile/fanatic for my whole life. Aside from what I've listed as headphones I own or have owned, I've also been thorough a number of half a grand iems and 10 pairs of the most worn dj headphones. I got the dj 181s three years ago.
Pros: Amazing sound in all frequencies, hard to distort at full volume
Excerpt: These bad-ass DJ cans from AKG offer appeal far beyond the dancefloor, with a combination of awesome sonics, solid build and supreme comfort on the old lobes. What does that all add up to? An extremely impressive set of headphones…
Pros: Somewhat of a relief after hours spent listening to cold, precise noise cancellers, these normally aspirated headphones sound better than the Sennheiser PXC 450, Bose QC3 and Creative Aurvana X-Fi, although they are less suited to long-haul flights. Designed for DJs, they give excellent results w...
Cons: There are switches on the each ear marked “Large/small club”. They don’t appear to do anything, at least when not plugged into a nightspot’s sound system. You can also switch the ‘phones to mono which, again, is not the last word in usefulness.
Summary: Målet med testen var enkelt å greit å finne de hodetelefonene som har best mulig lyd. Sekundært kom hensyn som komfort, følsomhet, og så videre. Etter å ha testet seks ulike hodetelefoner, står vi igjen med to klare vinnere på hvert sitt vis.