Perfect for the professional DJ
These headphones feature a closed earcup design that's great for listening in noisy environments, like at a club or on a bus, where you need to hear your music with minimal sound leakage. AKG has been making high-quality headphones for music enthusiasts and professionals for over 60 years, and that experience really shows in the well-crafted K 172 HDs. They use AKG's patented Varimotion technology, which allows for greater motion of the speakers' diaphragms to produce powerful, crystal-clear sound. No matter what type of music you listen to, these 'phones will deliver sparkling highs, engaging mids, and dynamic bass.

Carefully designed inside and out
The K 172 HD comes with a self-adjusting headband and soft velvet earcup padding for a comfortable fit. The single-sided oxygen-free copper cable supports a clean signal from the source to your ears, and comes with a convertible headphone plug that works with both mini- and full-sized jacks.

Product Highlights:

  • on-the-ear, closed earcup design
  • self-adjusting headband and earcups comfortably conform to your head
  • ultra-soft, replaceable velvet earcup padding
  • industrial design featuring AKG's trademark ring-shaped logo
  • frequency response 18-26,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 94 dB
  • impedance: 55 ohms
  • 9.5-foot single-sided cable uses 99.99% oxygen-free copper for clean signal transmission
  • gold-plated 1/8" stereo mini jack with full-sized 1/4" adapter
  • weight: 7.05 oz.
  • warranty: 2 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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  • Over-the-ear high-definition headphones (with attached 9.5' cord terminated by a 1/8" connector
  • 1/4" Adapter
  • Attention Notice
  • Warranty Card

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Features

Closed-Back Design: The AKG High-Definition K172HD headphones utilize a closed-back design for its sound-attenuating characteristics. The K172HD headphones are engineered to play loud and long with no sound leakage.

XXL-VariMotion Drivers: The AKG K172HD headphones use extra-large speakers with Varimotion diaphragms for high sensitivity, wide dynamic range, and high sound pressure levels.

Comfortable Fit: The AKG K172HD headphones utilize an around-ear design with ultra-soft velvet earpads for a comfortable fit. The light-weight Gimbal-suspended phones settle against ears without pinching. The self-adjusting headband comfortably conforms to your head for a perfect fit.

Single-Sided Cable: The single-sided, 99.99% oxygen-free cable provides pure sound transmission. The headphone cable is terminated by a straight 3.5mm gold-plated connector.

1/4" Adapter: The AKG high-definition headphones come with a 1/4" adapter to plug into your

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