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AKG K 701
6.8 out of 10

AKG K 701

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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

head-fi.org
1 December 2008
  • Summary: The AKG K 701 Studio Reference is one of AKG's, or Akustische und Kino-Geräte's many succesfull headphones. This model in particular, is a full size studio headphone, with an open ended design.
  • Pros: Detail, Soundstage.
  • Cons: thin, bumps on leather headband.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

head-fi.org
31 August 2008
  • Summary: Out of contrarian rage, I ended up getting another pair of 701s just to see why everyone is so intent on bashing these cans. All my silver-haired classical mastering guys love these cans and go on about their ability to open the soundstage and layer it with subtle and rich detail .
  • Pros: Noticeable detail and placement definition
  • Cons: Midrange shy and bass shy when driving rock & metal
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

head-fi.org
31 August 2008
  • Summary: When I first got the K701, I had been using the Ety 4s so the bass was actually better on the 701s. They did sound tinny and shallow. I read that they needed about 400 hours of play to settle into the final character they will provide so I left them on along with a new tube amp for three weeks non...
  • Pros: Wide but balanced presentation, details without loudness,
  • Cons: finicky to amp
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Overall 8
8.3
Features 8
8.3
Ease of use 8
8.3
Sound quality 10
10
Overall quality 8
8.3

AKG K701

Bild och Ljud
9 February 2010
  • Conclusion: AKG:s toppmodell låter nämligen väldigt engagerande och livligt. Ända sedan den legendariska K1000-modellen slutade tillverkas är K701 den mest påkostade modellen AKG har. Arvet från K1000 lever bara delvis vidare i K701, som visserligen är en öppen konstruktion med beskedlig ljuddämpning, men man...
  • Pros: Livligt och dynamiskt ljud. Transparent ljudbild. Bekväma kuddar.
  • Cons: För lite vaddering på bygeln. Kostar en del.
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Overall 8
8.3
Ease of use 8
8.3
Sound quality 10
10
Overall quality 8
8.3
Functionality 8
8.3

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Lyd & Bilde
11 December 2009
  • Summary: Skal man koste på seg dyre hodetelefoner, bør AKGs toppmodell definitivt være med på ønskelisten.
  • Pros: Livlig og dynamisk Gjennomsiktig lydbilde Komfortable puter
  • Cons: Lite polstring på hodebåndet Høyt priset
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