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AKG K 545

Great Deal: $184.00

Reviews and Problems with AKG K 545

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Overall 10
10

User Review

Beasleyd2, head-fi.org
4 February 2014
  • Summary: Background: While at college, I needed a high quality closed back set to drown out all of the ambient noise in college dorms. I have been using Sennheiser's exclusively for the past three years but the Momentum's did not interest me. I like a more industrial look for headphones and I wanted to progress into a more neutral signature to lift that Sennheiser veil. I was down to the Nad HP50's and the K545's and decided on the K545's (I thought the HP50's were ugly).
  • Pros: Expansive Soundstage for closed backs, rich warm sound, accurate sound signature, detachable cables!
  • Cons: Personal Fit Issues
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Overall 9
9.0

User Review

Scotshner, head-fi.org
4 February 2014
  • Summary: These are my first impressions and not a full review as such.  '.   The headphones look very sexy and the build feels quality. Moving parts are stiff and feel robust. Although, the headband feels flimsy compared to the rest of the phones.  All in all satisfying enough. The cable with the smartphone controls is embedded in the plastic packaging. I'm trying not to tear the crap out of the packaging in-case I need to return them.
  • Pros: Musical, versatile and satisfying bass, excellent separation, responds well to most genres.
  • Cons: Can sound a bit bright and harsh at times, shaky seal, problematic with glasses, needs a little juice.
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Overall 10
10

User Review

SonusAudio, head-fi.org
28 January 2014
  • Summary: Product in Review: AKG K545     Specifications:   ·         50mm drivers ·         2D Axis folding function ·         99.99% oxygen-free cables ·         10Hz - 25kHz frequency response ·         97dB/mW sensitivity / 32 ohms impedance ·         1.2m Cable with + 1.2m w/o remote ·         281.5 g (9.9 oz) g     Comparisons to previous...
  • Pros: Engaging Sound, Soundstage, Looks, Build, Price & Value.
  • Cons: Potential QC Issues, Bulky, May need an amp.
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Overall 1
0.5

A worthy upgrade over its brother the K551

Totally Dubbed, Overclock
20 December 2013
  • Excerpt: The AKG K545's can be bought on Amazon UK, and other resellers worldwide. The review will be conducted at the £230 price tag, even though they can be bought at around £200 from certain places.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

dweaver, head-fi.org
4 November 2013
  • Summary: AKG K545 K550’s little brother isn’t so little! First off I want to give a huge thanks to RazerDog Audio! I inquired about buying the K545 and they were kind enough to contact AKG about my interest in reviewing this headphone, they are a class act and great example of Online retailing done RIGHT! I also want to thank AKG for giving me this opportunity to review their FLAGSHIP Portable! (It’s a flagship portable in my mind anyway).
  • Pros: excellent full bass response with comfortable yet portable size plus almost all of the K550's sound!
  • Cons: The cables are a bit short and the thinner pads are a bit less isolating.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

CharlesMA, Amazon
29 October 2014
Overall 10
10

Stunning sound

Stuart Beaton, Amazon
23 August 2014
  • Summary: I don't do geek speak or all that tecky jive but I will say, these are awesome. I got them 3 days ago and haven't heard the wife nag since. I've seen her lips move and her finger wagging but I'm wrapped in perfect sound with a smile on my face. Stick on Born Slippy (live version from Everything Everything) and turn it up full.
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Overall 10
10

Great buy

Mrs I E Hinds, Amazon
20 July 2014
Overall 10
10

A worthy upgrade over its brother the K551

TotallydubbedHD "Tech Reviewer", Amazon
29 May 2014
  • Summary: Pros: Neutral/flat response, soundstage, design and looks, lightweight, removable wire Cons: Highs are rolled off, benefits from an amp Packaging & Accessories: 6/10 Build Quality: 10/10 Design & Look: 10/10 Isolation: 7/10 Comfort: 9/10 Audio Quality: 9.5/10 Value: 8/10 My final Rating: 10/10 Review Price: £230 The AKG K545′s also come in four different finishes: -White -Black -Black with Turquoise -Black with Orange Packaging, accessories, box content, overall first...
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Overall 6
6.0

Can't fault the sound, however they look bulky when wearing.

SeanDavies, Amazon
7 May 2014
  • Summary: They sound fantastic, however when I put these on my head for the first time I knew they weren't for me. The sides were way too emphasised, making my head look very square and clumpy, which was a huge shame considering the sound is so good. I returned these headphones and ordered the Sony MDR-1r which are much more aesthetic and discreet when wearing while also offering sound quality on par with with the akg headphones (bass is a little more prominent with the sony's).
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