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AKG K 495 NC

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AKG K495 NC On-Ear Noise Canceling Headphones Review – Hear the Quiet, Even When It Is Noisy

Gear Diary
13 August 2013

AKG K495 NC Headphone Review

18 July 2012
  • Excerpt: I'll be honest, I don't have all that much experience with headphones that come with active noise cancellation.
  • Pros: Well built, good looking set of headphones, Full, robust sound, Comes with airline headphone adapter, Active noise cancellation is not a gimmick, it really does work
  • Cons: Active Noise Cancellation comes at a price, A little tricky to switch the noise reduction on and off
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Clear the mechanism

Gear Patrol
29 June 2012
  • Excerpt: If there’s one thing that Bose does well, besides marketing, it’s noise cancelling headphones. They just work, even if they scream “I live for middle-management”. And despite efforts from some of our favorite brands, most of the offerings have been pretty lackluster. AKG aims to remedy that, including their former noise-cancelling headphones, with the all-new AKG K495NC Noise Cancelling Headphones ($349) .
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Overall 7

AKG K495 NC Acoustics (Black)

12 February 2012
  • Summary: The AKG K495 NCs aren't as comfortable and don't sound quite as good as the Bose QC 15s, but they're built better, offer very good noise-cancellation, and recharge via USB.
  • Pros: The AKG K495 NCs are stylish, well-built headphones with excellent fit and finish. They sound good, offer effective noise cancellation, and are rechargeable via USB. They also fold flat and come with a nice carrying case and can play without the noise cancellation engaged.
  • Cons: At $350, they're pricey--and should sound even more refined; a little light on the bass.
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Expert Review

28 August 2014
  • Excerpt: SPECIAL Ks Oozing luxury, the AKG K495 NC is an active noise-cancelling design, and it justifies its pricing on three levels. The quality of its noise cancelling is excellent. The design is beautiful in both looks and ergonomics. Lastly, most importantly, the sound is delicious, effortless and impeccably balanced — this is a real hi-fi headphone.
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AKG K495 NC Review: Hot-Sounding, Road-Ready, Noise-Cancelling Headphones

28 March 2012
  • Excerpt: Toting headphones back and forth across the country (or the city) is one of the best ways to expose their design flaws. Can the new AKG K495 NC noise-cancelling headphones, with their burly build and audiophile pedigree, stand up to that kind of punishment while delivering dulcet tones? Is this finally the ideal traveller’s kit?
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Overall 10

Expert Review

3 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: Meget bra støyreduksjon, og en fantastisk bra lyd.
  • Pros: Behagelig Ã¥ ha pÃ¥, Lyd gjengivelsen er meget god, Sammenleggbare
  • Cons: MÃ¥ten man slÃ¥r pÃ¥ støyreduksjonen pÃ¥
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Overall 8

AKG K495NC : élégance et légèreté

Ere Numérique
24 October 2013
  • Excerpt: L'AKG K495NC avec son look très soigné vise une clientèle haut de gamme. Sa conception est à la fois très luxueuse et soignée.
  • Pros: Construction très soignée, Compacité et légèreté, Bon confort, Son très détaillé en mode passif, Son chaleureux et musclé en mode actif
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Expert Review

Hi-Fi i Muzyka
28 December 2012
  • Excerpt: To nie pomyłka, bo słuchawki wyposażono w aktywny układ redukcji szumów. Pomaga on zagłębić się w muzykę, gdy wokół pracują silniki samochodów albo panuje inny hałas. AKG to eleganckie i bardzo solidnie wykonane słuchawki „spacerowe” o charakterystycznym dla AKG „profesjonalnym” wyglądzie. Materiały to skóra, aluminium i stal.
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Overall 10


Bild och Ljud
16 December 2012
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