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AKG K 171 MK II – Comfortable, Dynamic Headphones!

June 19, 2009


K 171 MK II is a dynamic, on-ear, closed-back headphone designed for on stage monitoring and tracking as well as DJ mixing. The stage blue K 171 MK II comes with both leatherette and velvet earpads, as well as detachable 10-ft straight and 16-ft coiled output cables. Offering a frequency range of 18 Hz to 26 k Hz, a maximum input power of 200 mW and a rated impedance of 55 ohms, the K 171 MK II’s…

The AKG K 171 MK II combines the benefits of a closed-back design with the lightweight and comfort of supra-aural headphones.

The AKG K 171 MK II is designed for on stage monitoring and tracking as well as DJ mixing. It is an excellent choice for DJ and broadcast applications where no sound can bleed from the headphones into live microphones.

The closed-back, loud and rugged design gives the K 171 MK II a different low-frequency character and maintains its comfort and flexibility.

Key Features

  • Professional hi-fi stereo studio headphones
  • Self-adjusting headband for optimum fit
  • Patented Varimotion speakers
  • High ambient noise attenuation
  • For broadcast and DJ use
  • Rugged construction for tough handling
  • Leatherette ear pads and additional velvet ear pads
  • Single-sided, detachable 3 m cable and additional 5 m coiled cable
  • Type: closed-back, dynamic headphones
  • Sensitivity: 94 dB/mW, 107 dB/V
  • Frequency range: 18 to 26,000 Hz
  • Rated impedance: 55 ohms
  • Max. input power: 200 mW
  • Earpads: leatherette and velvet
  • Cable: 3 m single-sided and 5 m coiled cable (99,9% oxygen-free); plug-in cable on headphones (mini-XLR connector)
  • Connector: gold plated stereo mini jack
  • Adapter: gold plated 1/8″ to 1/4″ screw-on adapter
  • Net weight: (without cable) 200 g (7.1 oz.)

AKG Releases C 214 Single Capsule Condenser Microphone!

May 13, 2008

The new AKG C214 offers a single-capsule, cardioid-only design that delivers class-leading performance with the same dual-capsule as the C 414, but using only one diaphragm instead of two.

Thanks to its 20-dB attenuation pad and AKG’s ultra-low noise electronic design, the C 214 can be used in sound fields as high as 156 dB SPL.

The AKG C214 features an integrated capsule suspension system that minimizes chassis-born noise and resonances for even greater sonic accuracy.

“The AKG C 414 has been successful for more than 30 years due to continuous improvement of technical specifications, useful features, and ease-of-use. The evolution of the C 414 has been informed by feedback from recording studios, broadcast stations, and live sound engineers,” explains Thomas Stubics, Product Manager at AKG.

“Our new C 214 was designed as a budget-friendly alternative to the leading-edge C 414 family. Because the C214 uses the same one-inch diaphragm as the C414, the essence of that heralded C 414 sound has been captured in this newest model.”

The AKG C214’s double mesh, all-metal grill protects the capsule and ensures high RF immunity without affecting acoustical performance.

The C214 has road-tough construction quality with a modern scratch-resistant finish, a dent-resistant, metal grille and a gold-plated XLR-type output. It comes complete with a spider-type shock mount, windscreen, and metal carrying case.

If the popularity of the AKG C 414 is anything to go by, then the AKG C 214 is certain to follow on its steps, as it can be seen as a more affordable version of the C 414, but with all the great sound quality and warmth you’d expect from a member of the C 414 family!

If you want to be amongst the first ones to own this new exciting mic from AKG, you can find it on Dolphin Music.

Main features include:

  • Integrated suspension to reduce mechanical noise
  • Rugged double mesh grill for unaffected acoustics and high RF immunity
  • Switchable 150Hz, 6dB/octave low cut filter
  • 143 dB of dynamic range
  • Same capsule as the legendary C 414
  • Gold plated XLR output
  • Switchable 20dB Attenuation Pad
  • All metal die-cast body
  • Sensitivity: 20 mV/Pa
  • Equivalent noise level 13 dB-A (IEC 60268-4)
  • Attenuation Pad 20 dB, switchable
  • Frequency Response: 20-20.000 Hz
  • Polar Pattern: cardioid
  • Max SPL 136/156 dB
  • Phantom Power: 12-52V
  • Dimensions (mm): 160 X 55

The official launch of the AKG C214 is 17th May 2008. The UK MSRP will be £499 inc.vat.