AKG’s most popular headphone. I'll let him explain what he did. At +- $100 these are a steal.
Skip to content. The next upgrade would be … For me, this is an end-game set-up.
Decent DAC, decent amp and sextetts. I have to agree with what's been said above. At head-fi they're described as "grado'ed" AKG's.
If I sound partial to these, it's because I am. Its cushy, semi-open back design sounds huge, and remains comfortable even during marathon sessions. It’s important to understand that there are a lot of gimmicks in the audiophile world, and when it comes to headphones it’s no different. These were modded by Rex.
The AKG K240 is one such example of a product that has stood the test of time for many years. I have AKG K240 late production sextett's, probably the exact same as Tyll used in this review.
In 2002, AKG refreshed the lineup and passed the torch to the K240 Studio. Sonic Circus ; 888 SC4 GEAR (888 724 4327) Contact; English X. English French Italian German Spanish Portuguese. There's no headphone where you can get a.. connection with the music like with the sextett's.
I am sure the stereo image of both this headphones must be superior of that of the k240 Studio but considering the huge difference in price I am loving my AKG K240 Studio more every day.
This is a warm sounding headphone with some slight treble emphasis.
Sonic Circus; … The AKG K240 MKII professional over-ear, semi-open headphones carry on the success of their predecessor—the AKG K240 Studio—and are a standard in studios, orchestras and on stages around the world.
Keep in mind the -40db floors show more that what most people can hear.
The K240 headphone has been a studio standard for years, and with good reason.
They sounded pretty good.
By the way have a look at how does the AKG K240 Studio compares to the GS-1000 and the sennheiser HD650 as far as frequency response goes. AKG K240DF Frequency Response and CSD Waterfall Plots. Designed with easy to drive 55 Ohm drivers, the new model blurred the lines between consumer and professional usage and is one of AKG's best selling professional headphones of all time. AKG’s most popular headphone.