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CLOSED-BACK REFERENCE CLASS HEADPHONESWith the K 550s, AKG engineers have struck a masterful balance between the noise-isolating qualities of closed-back headphones and the spacious, dimensional sound of an open-back design - creating reference-class headphones ideal for private listening both at home and on the go. 50mm drivers, the largest in our product line, deliver great AKG sound from your hi-fi system or virtually any portable device. The large ear cups and new headband design ensure an amazingly comfortable fit, and the 2D-axis mechanism folds flat to stow or go.
Product Type: Headphone
General Features: Gold Plated, Noise Isolation, Foldable, Noise Reduction
Color: Matte Black
Headphone Type: Ear-cup, Over-the-head
Headset Type: Stereo
Interface Connection: Mini-phone, Phono
Product Title: AKG K 550 Headphone
Power Score: 4.1 | 2 Reviews
Overall Min Frequency Response: 12 Hz
Sensitivity: 114 dB
Overall Max Frequency Response: 28 kHz
Weight: 10.76 oz
Cord Length: 9.84 ft
URL: Manufacturer Link
Diameter (Speaker Element): 1.97"
Product Reviews (2)
AKG K 550
Crutchfield has collected 2 user reviews for this product with an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. The most recent reviewer said, "Very comfortable and easy to wear for extended periods. The seal is good, if not tight--but I attribute part of the comfort to it not being too tight. Plus, the phones can be swiveled for a better fit (a feature I really like in headphones), which I sometimes...
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Crutchfield has collected 2 user reviews for this product with an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. The most recent reviewer said, "Very comfortable and easy to wear for extended periods. The seal is good, if not tight--but I attribute part of the comfort to it not being too tight. Plus, the phones can be swiveled for a better fit (a feature I really like in headphones), which I sometimes have to do when I put them on. Ear pads are very big in diameter. I have a big head but small ears, so these covered my ears with plenty of room to spare. The big pads can contribute to heat if you wear them for a while on a hot day, though. I wouldn't mind if the diameter of these was a little smaller, but if you have bigger ears maybe its a good thing. I also like the looks a lot; slick but understated; cool and safe at the same time. Sound is very good: clear across all ranges. Not as open as open back headphones, obviously, and that's my biggest complaint. Even for closed-back phones, I think they could sound more spacious. But I've been listening to these for very long stretches of time without getting tired of them."
By on Crutchfield.com - May 5, 2012
AKG K 550
Testseek.com has collected 15 expert reviews for AKG K 550 and the average expert rating is 81 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek.com to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
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By testseek.com - Feb 23, 2012