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Hi-fi headphones for any application
AKG's top-of-the-line K 272 HD headphones provide exceptional performance whether you're relaxing with your tunes at home or working on tracks in the studio. A sealed earcup design means you can hear your music better in noisy environments, like at a club or in a busy office. These 'phones deliver outstanding sound thanks to their oversized speakers, housed in incredibly comfortable, around-the-ear earcups.

Cutting-edge technology ensures superb sound quality
AKG has been making high-quality headphones for music enthusiasts and professionals for over 60 years, and that experience really shows in the K 272 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 272 HD comes with a self-adjusting headband and soft velvet around-the-ear earcups 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.

From the review AKG 272 HD headphones — retro look, modern sound

"...they have the fit and comfort I desire and the sound quality I need to have when I'm listening to music I love. They are a very real sounding headphone. I wore them for a two-hour stretch without needing a seventh inning stretch. I could have worn them longer if I liked and listened to a lot more of my favorites with great contentment."

— Marshall, Crutchfield A/V Writer

Product Highlights:

  • around-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 16-28,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 91 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: 8.5 oz.
  • warranty: 2 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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What's in the box?

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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

Features and Specs

Fit Style Over-the-ear
Earcup Type Closed
Noise-canceling No
Bluetooth No
Frequency Response 16-28k Hz
Sensitivity 91 dB
Impedance 55 Ohms
Weight 8.5 ounces
Cord Length 114"
Airline Adapter Included No
iPod Control No
Volume Control No
Built-in Microphone No
Parts Warranty 2 Years
Labor Warranty 2 Years

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Closed-Back Design: The AKG High-Definition K272HD headphones utilize a closed-back design for minimum sound leakage and maximum reduction of ambient noise, resulting in accurate performance and uncolored sound.

XXL-VariMotion Drivers: The AKG K272HD headphones use extra-large speakers with Varimotion diaphragms for high sensitivity, wide dynamic range, and high sound pressure levels.

Comfortable Fit: The AKG K272HD 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 home stereo.

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