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AKG K 480 NC
Noise-canceling on-ear headphones
Item # 039K480NC | MFR # K480BRNNC
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Our take on the AKG K 480 NC by Crutchfield's Kristen Schaub
Peace and quiet anywhere you travel
AKG's K 480 NC headphones are a life-saver for busy professionals on the go. They use active circuitry to reduce external background noise, for a quieter, more relaxing listening experience wherever you roam. Plus, the cushioned earpads and headband stay comfortable for hours at a stretch. AKG has 60 years of experience designing headphones, so you'll enjoy accurate, uncolored sound whether you turn the noise-canceling function on or off.
Compatible with a wide range of devices
AKG's patented folding mechanism allows these 'phones to collapse down to a super-compact size for easy carrying. You can connect them to virtually any portable audio device with a mini headphone jack, plus you get a 1/4" adapter for compatible home audio equipment and a 2.5mm adapter for select cell phones. And of course they also come with an airline adapter, so you can plug into in-flight entertainment systems and block out engine roar. A handy travel case stores the headphones along with all the included accessories.
What's in the Box:
- Black noise-cancelling mini-on-ear headphones
- Detachable 5' headphone cable with in-line noise-canceler (terminated by a 2.5mm connector on one end and a 3.5mm connector on other end)
- 44" detachable headphone cable (terminated by a 2.5mm connector on one end and a 3.5mm connector on other end)
- 24" detachable headphone cable (terminated by a 2.5mm connector on one end and a 3.5mm connector on other end)
- 4.5" 3.5mm-to-2.5mm adapter (with a female 3.5mm connector on one end and a male 2.5mm connector on other end)
- 1/8"-to-1/4" adapter
- Airplane adapter
- Storage case
- User Instructions
- Warranty Card
- Attention! note
- lightweight, on-ear design with padded headband
- noise cancellation module has an on/off switch and shirt clip
- compact, 3D-Axis2 folding design
- frequency response: 11-30,500 Hz
- impedance: 32 ohms
- detachable 60", 44", and 24" single-sided cables with stereo mini plugs
- comes with full-sized 1/4" adapter, 2.5mm cell phone adapter, and airline adapter
- cables use 99.99% oxygen-free copper for clean signal transmission
- leatherette carrying case included
- powered by one "AAA" battery (not included)
- weight: 4.4 oz. (without cable)
- warranty: 2 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Features and Specs
|Earcup Width x Height||2.25" x 2.25"|
|Mic For Taking Calls||No|
|Frequency Response||11-30,500 Hz|
|1/4-inch Adapter Included||Yes|
|Parts Warranty||2 Years|
|Labor Warranty||2 Years|
Overview: The AKG K 480 NC (Noise Cancelling) mini-on-ear headphones deliver highly accurate, high-output sound from your portable audio player; while also providing active noise reduction. The AKG K 480 NC (Noise Cancelling) mini-on-ear headphones are lightweight and provide a comfortable fit due to its super-soft ear-cups and soft-padded headband. The AKG K 480 NC (Noise Cancelling) mini-on-ear headphones are foldable and include a carrying pouch for added convenience.
Comfortable Fit: The AKG K 480 NC (Noise Cancelling) mini-on-ear headphones feature a lightweight design, super-soft ear-cups, and adjustable soft-padded headband to provide a comfortable fit.
Headphone Design: The AKG K 480 NC (Noise Cancelling) mini-on-ear headphones feature closed-back, dynamic drivers for ultra-linear audio and wide-spectrum sound even at high listening levels.
Active Noise Reduction: The AKG K 480 NC (Noise Cancelling) mini-on-ear headphones feature effective active noise reduction to attenuate ambient noise; keeping even quiet passages clearly audible. The noise cancellation feature requires a single "AAA" battery (not included).
Note: The headphones can also be used in passive mode, without noise cancellation.
Headphone Cable: The AKG K 480 NC (Noise Cancelling) mini-on-ear headphones utilize a single-sided 99.99% oxygen-free cable (OFC) terminated by a gold-plated 3.5mm connector for maximum signal transfer and sound quality. The cable is detachable.
Note: There a three cable lengths included - 60" (with noise canceller), 44", and 24".
Connector Adapters: The AKG K 480 NC (Noise Cancelling) mini-on-ear headphones feature a gold-plated 3.5mm connector. Also included is a 3.5mm-to-2.5mm adapter, a 1/8"-to-1/4" adapter, and an airplane adapter.
3D-Axis Folding Design: The AKG K 480 NC (Noise Cancelling) mini-on-ear headphones feature a unique 3D-Axis folding mechanism for ease of handling, storing, and transporting.
Storage Case: The AKG K 480 NC (Noise Cancelling) mini-on-ear headphones comes supplied with a carrying case that features a leatherette exterior, a felt-padded interior, and a zippered closure to protect the headphones, your portable audio player, and accessories during transport or storage.
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