AKG K 240 MK II Professional Semi-Open Stereo Headphones

AKG K 240 MK II Professional Semi-Open Stereo Headphones

AKG K 240 MK II Professional Semi-Open Stereo Headphones

B&H # AKK240MK2 MFR # 2058X00190
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Product Highlights

  • Semi-Open, Circumaural Design
  • Self-Adjusting Headband
  • Patented Varimotion Speakers
  • Leatherette and Velvet Earpads
  • Single-Sided and Coiled Cables
  • Standard Stereo Mini Plug
  • 1/4" Adapter Included
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The K 240 MKII is an updated version of AKG's most successful headphones, the K 240 M. These professional hi-fi studio headphones feature a semi-open circumaural design, and use patented Varimotion technology and extra-large transducers to deliver extremely precise, detailed sound.

The headphones have a self-adjusting headband, as well as leatherette and velvet earpads for lasting comfort. A single-sided three meter detachable cable is provided, along with a 5 meter coiled cable. The cables use gold-plated connectors for excellent conductivity. Standard 3.5mm plugs provide wide compatibility, while an included 1/4" adapter allows you to connect to pro-level equipment.

Semi-open, circumaural design
Acoustic ventilation for uncolored sound
Self-adjusting headband
Patented Varimotion speakers for crisp, detailed sound
Leatherette and velvet earpads
Detachable 99.99% oxygen-free copper straight and coiled cables
Stereo mini plugs, with 1/4" adapter
UPC: 885038021193
In the Box
AKG K 240 MK II Professional Semi-Open Stereo Headphones
  • 1/4" Adapter
  • Leatherette Earpads
  • Velvet Earpads
  • Straight Cable
  • Coiled Cable
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    AKG K 240 MK II specs

    Headphone
    Driver Size Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Driver Type Dynamic
    Magnet Type Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Voice Coil Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Earpad Size Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Design Over-Ear (Circumaural)
    Earcup Style Semi-Open-Back
    General
    Frequency Response 15 Hz to 25 kHz
    Sensitivity 91 dB
    Impedance 55 Ohms
    Maximum Sound Pressure Level (SPL) Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Maximum Power Handling 200 mW
    Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Contact Pressure Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Connectivitydvuebttywcyqst
    Audio Connector 1/8" (3.5 mm) TRS
    Connector Plating Gold
    Adapter (Included) 1/4" (6.3 mm)
    Cable
    Design Single-Sided
    Color Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Detachable Yes
    In-Line Remote/Microphone Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Type Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Cable Length 9.8' /  m
    16.4' /  m (Coiled)
    Physical
    Material of Construction Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Dimensions (W x H x D) Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Weight 8.5 oz / 240 g 
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.45 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.3 x 8.8 x 4.4"

    AKG K 240 MK II reviews

    K 240 MK II Professional Semi-Open Stereo Headphones is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 28.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality sound, long lasting. Overall excellent! I bought these headphones back in April of 2014 from Sweetwater. After 3 years of use they're still going strong. I can happily say that I have had no issues with these what-so-ever. My favorite thing about these headphones is how comfortable they are. While I am not a musical professional, I spend every day at the PC working on programming and tech-art while listening to music and communicating with co-workers. They're lightweight and semi-open ear which allows me to feel almost as if I'm not wearing headphones at all. This allows me to remain aware of my work environment while enjoying high quality sound. Thanks AKG for creating a quality product.
    Date published: 2017-07-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light, comfortable and a dream to use I use the K240 headphones with my Alesis MultiMix8 mixer or directly plugged into a PC and a MacBook Pro when recording podcasts or voice over narrations. The other day I used them with my iPod and even though they looked huge in comparison, the sound was amazing. They are very light and comfortable to wear for hours. I can still hear the outside world enough for a conversation, but they isolate the sound very well. The MKII includes a coiled cord and a longer straight one. I use the coiled cord because it is compact and doesn't get in the way while I'm recording. This is a great set of headphones for a home studio or to listen to music.
    Date published: 2009-12-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from These are cheaper EVERYWHERE else! I have been an AKG fan for over 40 years! I am on my THIRD pair in forty years! The first model I had was AKG 141 and after hearing the K240's I am forever spoiled by this pure sound these deliver.
    Date published: 2017-11-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic I work in a room with several other people, and conversations are always going on around me. I use these headphones with my iPod so I can make the choice to join a conversation or not. Being the 'open-air' style headphone, I can listen to music and hear what is going on around me. And being large visible headphones, people tend to leave me alone. After the open-air quality, comfort is my highest priority, since I wear these all day. I have also the Mk I version of the K240s, and these Mk II headphones are more comfortable. I appreciate the choice between fabric and leather-like rings, and the coiled cord is nice. The headband is comfortable, the sound is very good - certainly good enough for an iPod.
    Date published: 2010-05-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sounding studio headphone. These headphones deliver a really pleasing sound quality that only gets better the more you use them. The headphones fit very comfortably over my ears (I prefer the leatherette pads to the velour) and the headband design is flawless. With two cords, two sets of ear-pads, and a two year warranty, this is in my opinion a good investment for anyone looking for a sweet sounding, long lasting set of cans.
    Date published: 2010-08-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Value -I use these headphones for listening to music, mixing audio, video editing, and gaming. -I was looking for headphones that would remain comfortable for long hours (8+) and the MKII 's do the job. I forget they are on my head and leave them on even when I'm not listening to anything. They self adjust and stay on your head. -The sound quality is great - accurate and balanced. They sound much better after a months use. Those looking for powerful Bass response should test these out before buying. -They look and feel well built, and I predict I'll be using them for a couple of years. -Excellent design in respect to the replaceable mini-xlr cable and ear pads, plus, they come with replacements for both in the box. They deliver far more value then other headphones in this price point.
    Date published: 2010-01-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding I cannot speak highly enough of these headphones. The fidelity and clarity is absolutely incredible. I love the fact that they come with two detachable leads as well as replaceable ear cups. I personally use the suede and I find them to be the most comfortable units on the market today. GREAT value for money 5 stars
    Date published: 2017-10-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent value and good sound Good headphones for audiophile listening and for mixing as well. Good midrange detail. Although it's treble could be better is actually very convenient for long mixing sessions. A somewhat exagerated bass response, although it does well to compensate headphones inherent lack of low end. Great for drum listening! I also have a pair of dt-770s and i prefer the akg.
    Date published: 2009-12-15
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