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AKG K240 Studio Headphones  

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Features of the AKG K240 Studio Headphones include a removable cable and Varimotion technology for enhanced bass response. The headphones' integrated semi-open-air design incorporates a highly accurat... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

Features of the AKG K240 Studio Headphones include a removable cable and Varimotion technology for enhanced bass response. The headphones' integrated semi-open-air design incorporates a highly accurate dynamic transducer and an acoustically tuned venting structure behind the element produces a naturally open sound quality. The circumaural (around-the-ear) pads are designed for hours of wearing comfort, while the K240's steel-cable, self-adjusting headband construction and single-sided professional-quality audio interconnect ensure extended reliability in demanding professional studio applications. 55-ohm impedance.

Features
  • 55-ohm impedance
  • Removable, serviceable cable
Specifications
  • Type: semi-open, circumaural
    Frequency range: 15Hz-25kHz
    Impedance: 55 ohm
    Sensitivity: 91dB/mW
    Power handling: 200mW
    THD: <0.25%
    Connector: gold-plated, 1/8" stereo mini jack and 1/8"-1/4" adapter
    Net Weight: 8-1/2 oz.
Warranty
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
AKG Acoustics, U.S. Limited Warranty

Amended July 19, 2005

AKG Acoustics warrants AKG products against defects in material or workmanship for a period of two years from the date of original purchase, and agrees to repair or, at our option replace any defective unit without charge for either parts or labor. AKG grants a three-year warranty covering selected products (C 12 VR, C 414 B-ULS, C 414 B-TLII, C 414 B-XLS, C 414 B-XLII, C 426 B, C 451 B, C 480 B, C 391 B, C 1000 B, C 2000 S, C 3000 B, C 4000 B, C 4500 B, SolidTube) against defects in material and workmanship.

Warranty is valid for AKG products purchased and delivered within the United States for the original purchaser only. The purchaser's Bill of Sale will serve as proof of sale and warranty validity in the U.S. Shipment of defective items to AKG for repair will be at the customer's own risk and expense. AKG will assume the return shipping cost for all items repaired under warranty.

IMPORTANT: This warranty does not cover damage resulting from accident, misuse or abuse, lack of reasonable care, the affixing of any attachment not provided with the product, loss of parts, or connecting the product to any receptacle other than specified.

This warranty is void unless AKG Acoustics, U.S.'s service center performs the repair. No responsibility is assumed for any special, incidental or consequential damages caused by the consumer. However, the limitation of any right or remedy shall not be effective where law prohibits such.


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AKGK240 Studio Headphones
 
4.5

(based on 32 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (8)
  • Good audio (8)
  • Lightweight (7)
  • Versatile (4)
  • Durable (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home studio (10)
  • Amateur recording (6)
  • Professional recording (5)
  • Performances (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (4), Novice (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

akg 240

I agree with the last comment. These headphones are clear, with great bass response. Very comfortable on the ears for long mixing sessions. Plus I'm on my second cord. Just order a...Read complete review

I agree with the last comment. These headphones are clear, with great bass response. Very comfortable on the ears for long mixing sessions. Plus I'm on my second cord. Just order a new one unclip the old and snap on the new. Well worth the money.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good Headphones

Without sacrificing low tone capability these AKG's do the trick. We're recording bass guitar and it sounds great. I've used these for hip hop projects and these are perfect. For $99 no more,...Read complete review

Without sacrificing low tone capability these AKG's do the trick. We're recording bass guitar and it sounds great. I've used these for hip hop projects and these are perfect. For $99 no more, buy a set.

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(24 of 24 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

akg 240

By scott solly

from cincinnati ohio

Comments about AKG K240 Studio Headphones:

I agree with the last comment. These headphones are clear, with great bass response. Very comfortable on the ears for long mixing sessions. Plus I'm on my second cord. Just order a new one unclip the old and snap on the new. Well worth the money.

(19 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Outstanding headphones for the price

By Devitt

from Chicago IL

Comments about AKG K240 Studio Headphones:

These headphones are awesome. They have an excellent bass response and are ideal for recording. These are the best headphones you can buy within this price range. I have tried them all and these stood out clearly. BUY THEM YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED

(16 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Bought them years ago...

By Andre

from Virginia Beach, VA

Comments about AKG K240 Studio Headphones:

I bought these within the last 2-3 years they were within my price range when I bought them. Wow...the first thing I noticed was the bass response. You can hear everything so clearly. Great product for anybody and an awesome price. I highly recommend the headphones

(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

WOW, These headphones are awesome

By Nathan Hegg

from wisconsin

Comments about AKG K240 Studio Headphones:

sound quality is amazing. Low enough ohms to work in your laptop, or our of your pre-amp'd headphone high quality set-ups. Absolutely awesome reproduction of high quality recordings. Hearing things that I only hear on my 2500$ stereo system.

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Can't be beat for the Price.

By Todd

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about K240 Studio Headphones:

Bought these to use in critical listening when producing the mix/mastering. I have to say after tons on online research and youtube videos I decided to go ahead and buy these. For the money you can't find much better. Extremely flat response with no real coloration of the music material. If you are going to headphones to help reproduce music these are the ones. What you hear in the phones will translate very well to the monitors. Really good soundstage. Obviously they are semi-closed phones so you will hear background noises through the phones. So make sure you have that in mind when buying. But overall these are excellent mixing/mastering phones for the price. Good bottom, great mid and high.

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best studio headphones I've Found

By Chris

from Atascadero, CA

Site Member

Comments about AKG K240 Studio Headphones:

These things give true sound. They don't enhance or diminish anything, just a flat EQ. I switched to these from Sony's for home recording, the Sony's sound better for listening, but don't give you an honest representation of what things will sound like through speakers during the mixing. I can mix with these in Protools, bounce an MP3 and be pleasantly surprised with the quality in my car, on my computer and headphones on my phone. I haven't ever had another pair that I can do this with.

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Good Headphones

By GPM

from NY, NY

Comments about AKG K240 Studio Headphones:

Without sacrificing low tone capability these AKG's do the trick. We're recording bass guitar and it sounds great. I've used these for hip hop projects and these are perfect. For $99 no more, buy a set.

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

You want a flat, honest, accurate sound?....look no further! You want Beats?..go buy Beats.

By Cody

from DFW Texas

Comments about AKG K240 Studio Headphones:

I had a $60 or $70 pair of Audio-Technicas for a couple years & now I feel kinda dumb for sticking with them so long. Oh well, live & learn I guess. The difference is night & day to say the least. If you're anything like me & you can't crank your studio monitors all night to mix & master your recordings, the next best thing is a flat, honest pair of high quality headphones & these are the ones. Once I put these on I was like...Of cooouuurrrrsseee!...THIS is what I needed all along, DUH! Why was I relying on headphones that boosted every frequency so much? No phones are going to be quite as good as a decent pair of monitors but these are about as close as you're gonna get. Like I said, they're flat, honest, & accurate & they sound great. They really do help you realize what's there & what's missing in your mix! Are there better ones out there?...yeah but we're splitting hairs at this point because the differences between $100-$300 range are so negligible. To me, it's just not worth it because these do just fine & decent monitors are still gonna do a better job than ANY overpriced pair of headphones anyways so what's the point? If all you're about is brand recognition, well that's your problem. Oh, & like I said if you're a bass addict, that's your deal. Just don't go knocking something you know nothing about. Headphones like these are for people who actually know or are learning how to mix & master music properly. You just go ahead & stick with your overrated trendy Beats or Monsters & keep "producing" your terrible sounding music.

(4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Non Isolating Headphones

By Maurice

from cherry valley, CA

Comments about AKG K240 Studio Headphones:

I have been in search of non-isolating headphones for a while now. I wanted them for perfomances at a location that uses Aviom personal monitors mixed with wedges. Isolating headphones and rearbuds reproduce the Aviom feed well, but not all the istruments and mikes are fed through that system. the drum has only an overhead and kickdrum mike through the system so toms and snare were diminished. We don't play at extream high volume so I don't need to cut down the outside volume. These headphone fill the need perfectly! I use the Aviom mix to fill in what I can't hear through the wedges and wind up with a perfect mix. I can even hear when someone says something to me, no more lip reading!! I play bass so the bass response is important and is delivered. Did I mention that they are comfortable? They are big enough to fit over the ear and can be worn at length without discomfort.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

The absolute best!

By JBProducer

from Newport Beach, CA

Comments about AKG K240 Studio Headphones:

This Headphones, are fantastic, I had the opportunity to unfortunately Track, mix and sometimes master on headphones, at home since there is no time available really late at night, and the only way to do it is on headphones, everybody sleeps, and you need as close as you can to the real deal sonicaly, you a total flat, no altered or boost headphones, well let me tell you this are AMAZING!! They are a true masterpiece, they really reflect what we all are looking for the total truth, raw, no masks, no EQ, no nothing, total naked and real sound!, if you are looking to get as close as you can on headphones what you need on monitors, don't look further, get this headphones, you will be glad you did!

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