Summary: And yet, of every headphone I've ever owned, heard, lived with, worked with...you name it at a sane price range, these are the ones that time and time and again I come back to when I'm testing out new gear. That should basically say it all.
Pros: Dead neutral, detailed and revealing (though oddly enough, not on the same level as the much warmer HD-650s), extremely comfortable (for me anyhow)
Cons: Not "fun" to listen to. Cold, analytical and soulless poorly amped, hardly inviting even out of my best gear. Cheap plastic on band breaks easily.
Summary: So I have essentially re-p[purchased a pair of K702s, in as much as I previously owned and sold a pair of K701s
I had got rid of the K701s because I just wasn't using them much, due to the fact that I'm basically bald and found the bumps on the underside of the headband quite uncomfortable.
Summary: I like the AKG k702, they are pleasant to listen to, do a good job of positioning, very airy and open. Sound is very balanced for the most part, but could use a little more bass (might also be my amp, I don't think my littledot has enough power for these or the hd800s)
I like them 99.7% as much...
Summary: Me: I am a 21 year old student living in a small town in India. I would like to call myself a music enthusiast, rather than an audiophile. I was inspired by music since childhood, and as the time passed, the passion of music grew in me, and that subsequently led me to join Head-Fi.
Pros: Reference Performance, Well Engineered, Very Comfortable, Unbeatable Value
Summary: Fantastic Reference Headphones, fantastic sound clarity and definition. The soundstage is the best! Incredible detailed sound and instruments separation.
Not for everyone. This is a very honest headphone: very analytical sound, bad recordings will sound bad, good recordings will sound fantastic...
Pros: Fantastic sound clarity and definition. Incredible detailed sound and instruments separation. The soundstage is the best.
Cons: Not for everyone. Bass can be a little weak in some tracks. Hard to drive, amp needed.
Summary: Great headphones. Seriously, I'm really impresed with the detailed and excellent natural balanced sound that this unit delivers.
I currently own the K712 pro and the K702 65th Anniversary Edition, and both are great, but I think the K702 AE is a little bit better.
Pros: Detailed, natural sound, good soundstage, very comfortable.
Cons: A little loose fitting... can't think of anything else.
Summary: I purchased a used pair of AKG K702 65th Anniversary Review two months ago from the owner of VeritasBN. It was in great condition and I have been using it with FiiO E09K/E07K which was also bought from the same seller. They work great together.
Summary: UPDATE: I made a few updates after comparing the Annies to other headphones in the my collection, and running them on my Maverick Audio A1 hybrid amp.
The K702 "Annies" are basically the sonic precursor to the K712 Pros, which just rolled off the assembly line.
Pros: articulate mids, intimate soundstage, dark, smooth, non-sibilant highs, highly detailed, comfortable, clean bass, not picky with cheaper amps
Cons: No extra goodies in the box, not as transparent at times as the Q701, not warm, no real bass slam and picky with tubes (like most K7's),
Summary: I bought these awhile back to mainly use for gaming and music on my pc. This is my first set of "real" headphones so my opinion on here is probably is probably not as valid as others but i will say i absolutely love this set of cans.