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AKG K240STUDIO Professional Headphones

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  • Professional studio headphones
  • Semi-open
  • 3m replaceable cable
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Customer Rating 4 out of 5 stars (33) 5 out of 5 stars (887) 5 out of 5 stars (160) 5 out of 5 stars (10)
Price £70.53 £125.00 £131.99 £88.61
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Colour Black Black Black Black
Dimensions 15.2 cm x 15.2 cm x 23.4 cm 10.4 cm x 29 cm x 25.4 cm 21.2 cm x 11.3 cm x 19.9 cm 10.9 cm x 24.9 cm x 22.4 cm
Model Year 2008 2014 2010 2013
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Item Weight272 g
Product Dimensions15.2 x 23.4 x 15.2 cm
Item model numberK240STUDIO
ColourBlack
  
Additional Information
ASINB0001ARCFA
Best Sellers Rank 1,045 in Musical Instruments (See top 100)
Shipping Weight454 g
Date First Available26 Jan. 2008
  
 

Product Description

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The K240 Studio professional over-ear, semi-open studio headphones are designed for professional applications such as mixing, mastering and playback. The advanced XXL transducers with Varimotion diaphragms deliver a wide dynamic range, increased sensitivity and high sound levels. The semi-open design provides a solid bass range and extremely clear highs. The over-ear pads envelop the ears nicely making them extremely comfortable to wear.

The K240 Studio features a professional mini XLR connector, allowing for quick replacement of the cable. The 3 m cable included provides a convertible jack plug for easily connecting portable equipment.

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3.5mm to 6mm adapter
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Excellent headphones, Comfortable / Light. The sound is just..............Brilliant, these are the second pair I have owned, the First pair lated 20 Years.what more can I say.
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Excellent headphones. I can wear them for hours with little to no ear fatigue. And they are far more comfortable than they look. They could use a bit more separation and clarity but that's a minor quibble. You really can't beat the price on these if you're doing any audio work or even just listening to music.
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These are fine pair of headphones for anybody who intends to spend long periods of time wearing them. They are comfortable, self adjusting for the head, light and unobtrusive - I often forget that I'm wearing them.

The sound reproduction is excellent and probably the best you will get for their price point. The design is circumaural, though the cups being losely fitting mean you don't get perfect noise isolation.

The cable is detachable, so you can replace it if it snaps or frays. The two cables available (EK 300 which is straight, and EK 500 which is coiled) have a mini-XLR on one end can be found for under 20 pounds online (which is a better situation than previously). You can also buy mini-XLR plugs which can be soldered on to the end of ordinary TRS audio cables. The ear-pads are also replaceable, which is a good job as the faux leather ones always start to crack after so long.

The headphones themselves are very durable and withstand quite a lot of punishment. Having said this, I did have to solder a wire which worked lose inside one of the cups after a couple of years. However, these headphones are designed with this in mind and allow you to dismantle and repair them if need be.
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I've used many headphones in the past, including for mixing and the K240s are definitely my favourite.

They have light, responsive low-impedance XXL transducers that deliver accurate, true-to-the-source reproduction of even very quiet signals. With AKG's patented Varimotion diaphragm, XXL transducers produce a flat, neutral frequency response from 15 to 25,000 Hz, revealing every nuance of your music. And because of the semi-open-back design, they provide less bleed and more acoustical isolation than typical high-end reference headphones, making them perfect for everything from tracking in the studio to casual listening to an MP3 player. The included adapter make K240 headphones compatible with standard 1/4" or 1/8" headphone jacks.

They are also lightweight with a springy headband that opens or closes wider for large heads and closes in for smaller ones automatically, without adjustment. A fully detachable, replaceable 10-foot cord means that if you've rolled over your headphone cable one too many times, there's no need to buy a whole new pair of K240s -- you can easily swap out the cable for a third of the price, should you ever need to. But as a studio commodity, K240 headphones are priced so everyone in the band can wear them. Where else can less than £100 buy such an essential critical-listening tool?
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These are great headphones, it's just a shame that they do not isolate external sounds very well, but this is expected for semi-open cans. Do not get these to listen to music on your iPod on tube rides, portable devices usually are not powerful enought for these, but it's just because they are pretty good studio headphones.
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These have been around as studio headphones for at least a quarter of a century and are still unsurpassed for sound quality. They are designed to sound like a pair of studio monitor speakers in free field and frankly they do! If you have good monitoring and then set these up at the same subjective volume, try pulling them on and off and you'll be amazed how close the reproduction from the cans is to the monitor sound!
Sweet, detailed, comfortable and nigh on indestructible (all the parts are replaceable and not too expensive either). Never have a vocalist complain about a headphone mix again, and have the chance to pull up a decent mix on cans as well! What more can you want?
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I'm using the K240 for two weeks now, and it made me realise that I have never listened to music before. :) It is amazingly comfortable and the sound quality is way above beats's (not that it's an achievement). I would recommend it warm heartedly to anyone.
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A quality product with separately replaceable leads for a long term view of ownership. The sound quality is great. The headphones are extremely comfortable and do not pinch the ears or head.
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