Why Choose Crutchfield?
Great gear and expert advice
Our experts help you pick the ideal gear for your needs.Meet our advisors
Free tech support for the life of your gear.Read about our one-on-one expert help
You may return items that are complete and like new for any reason within 60 days.See the details of our return policy
Earn one point for every dollar you spend and use those points to save on future purchases.Get full details on Crutchfield Rewards
Deep discounts on car installation gear
We offer vehicle-specific installation instructions, dash kits, wiring harnesses, and speaker accessories at deeply discounted prices with car stereo and speaker purchases. Available for most vehicles.Learn more
Trusted since 1974
Our customers have trusted us with their business, and they’ve helped us win awards for our service.Check out our most recent awards
The manufacturer’s warranty always applies.See more details
AKG K 272 HD
High-definition stereo headphones
Item # 039K272HD | MFR # K272HD
This item is no longer available.
Our take on the AKG K 272 HD by Crutchfield's Kristen Schaub
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
What's in the Box:
- Over-the-ear high-definition headphones (with attached 9.5' cord terminated by a 1/8" connector
- 1/4" Adapter
- Attention Notice
- Warranty Card
- 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
Features and Specs
|Earcup Width x Height||4.25" x 4.25"|
|Mic For Taking Calls||No|
|Frequency Response||16-28k Hz|
|1/4-inch Adapter Included||Yes|
|Parts Warranty||2 Years|
|Labor Warranty||2 Years|
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.
Our Product Research Team
At Crutchfield, you'll get detailed, accurate information that's hard to find elsewhere. That's because we have our own in-house Product Research team. They verify what’s in the box, check the owner's manual, and record dimensions, features and specs. We stay on top of new products and technologies to help people make informed choices.