AKG K171 MkII Studio Headphones

Manufacturer: AKGSku: K171MkII
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Price: NZ$328.00
Delivery: $10 per order
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AKG K171MkII Studio Headphones

The newly designed K171MKII combines the benefits of a closed-back design with the lightweight and comfort of supra-aural headphones.

The K171MKII is an excellent choice for DJ and broadcast applications where no sound can bleed from the headphones into live microphones.

The closed-back, loud and rugged design gives the K171MKII a different low-frequency character and maintains its comfort and flexibility.


Professional hi-fi stereo studio headphones

Self-adjusting headband for optimum fit

Patented Varimotion speakers

High ambient noise attenuation

For broadcast and DJ use

Rugged construction for tough handling

Leatherette ear pads and additional velvet ear pads

Single-sided, detachable 3 m cable and additional 5 m coiled cable

Varimotion: The basis of superior audio performance
The heart of any headphone is the diaphragm. Made of extremely thin foil, the diaphragm is required by transducer designers to perform incredible, almost artistic feats. The rim of the diaphragm must vibrate elastically while the center portion should move like a piston. AKG achieved just that by designing the Varimotion system.

The "sound zone" in the center is thicker than the rim and therefore moves like a piston with no partial oscillations. The result is an absolutely realistic sound, with a better sonic perspective and an airier high end. The rim, or "movement zone", is thinner and vibrates more easily, providing a powerful, punchy bass range.

Technical Info

Supra-aural, closed-back headphones with self-adjusting headband

Applications: Professional, portable stereo-headphones for monitoring and broadcast applications

Frequency range: 18–26.000 Hz

Sensitivity: 94 dB at 1 mW / 107 dBV

Impedance: 55 ohms per channel

Power handling capability: 200 mW

Cable: 3 m and 5 m (OFC) single-sided, plug-in, easily replaceable cable with mini-XLR connector and with hard-gold plated, screwable 1/4 in. jack plug

Net (headphones without cable)/shipping weight: 200/500 g (7.1 /17.6 oz.).

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