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Black White On Ear Closed Back Headphones

RRP £49.95 SAVE £20

NOW £29.95

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Tough construction, intense sound - the AKG K518 are equally happy DJing or playing music on the go.

Closed-back design for intense sound

With its closed-back design, the AKG K518 keeps more of the music in and background noise out. This not only makes you more popular with fellow commuters but also gives a more intense music experience - you can hear every detail, without it leaking out of the headphones. Cutting back on background noise also means you don't have to listen loud to hear detail that would otherwise be drowned out.

High SPL for clarity at high levels without distortion
Designed for semi-pro or club use, the AKG K518 headphones are perfect for DJs. The closed-back design means you can monitor the mix precisely and with a high Sound Pressure Level (SPL) available, monitoring above the main mix is crisp and clear.

Unique 3D-axis design for portability
AKG's unique 3D-Axis folding mechanism lets the K518s fold flat for easy portability. Supplied with a carry pouch and ruggedly built, the K518's are the ideal headphones for life on the go.

Perfect for DJs but also ideal for music on the move, the AKG K518 headphones are flexible performers.

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In EarCan the headphones be used in the ear?No
Over EarCan the headphones be used over the ear?Yes
WirelessAre the headphones wireless? Optional requires a Bluetooth transmitter.No
Noise CancellingDo the headphones feature active noise cancelling technology to block outside noise?No
SensitivityHeadphone sensitivity is measured in dB. The lower the figure, the more powerful the driving amplifier needs to be. Headphones for use on portables need to be of higher sensitivity than home hi-fi ones.115
ImpedanceImpedance is measured in ohms and should be matched carefully to the driving amplifier for the best sound quality and reliability.32
Frequency ResponseFrequency response is measured in Hz and gives an indication of how low and how high the headphones will go.16 - 24,000
Cable LengthLength of cable supplied in metres.1
WeightWeight of headphones in grammes, without packaging.150
Plug sizeThe size and type of plug fitted and whether an adaptor is supplied. 3.5mm is standard on most portable devices whilst home hi-fi usually accepts 6.35mm (quarter inch) size plugs.3.5mm with 6.35mm adaptor inc.
AKG K518 is rated 3.7 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An excellent set of headphones at the price. Good looking and sturdy construction . Comfortable to wear with surprisingly good sound quality.
Date published: 2017-06-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good Value for Money I was looking for an inexpensive but decent quality set of headphones which I wouldn't mind letting the kids use, and for that purpose these are ideal. Great at keeping the background noise out which will be useful when using on a plane/train, but this means that they do press quite hard over your ears and therfore become a little uncomfortable after wearing them for just a short while. I do find the bass is a bit too heavy/fat.
Date published: 2017-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Headset for bed Comfortable effective headset to listen to radio in bed without keeping wife awake. Does exactly what I needed.
Date published: 2017-02-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Decent for price At £24 these are a pretty good purchase, the sound quality compares well with AKG phones still retailing at £50. However - curiously - the headband is tight for an adult male head, making them uncomfortable compared with other phones. Presumably this is why they have been discontinued.
Date published: 2017-01-24
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Very bass-heavy sound - to the detriment of treble and middle Bought to use with guitar amp for practice in house but have to adjust all tone controls due to the bass-heavy sound from these. Cannot wear for more than 5 minutes at a time because they are so tight! I have tried to stretch these as much as possible but they are still very tight - perfect for children!
Date published: 2017-01-07
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Very tight fit Excellent all round apart from fit, they are very tight and inflexible, I tried on two occasions to use them and each time session lasted 30 minutes. Hurt my ears. My grandaughter now has them.
Date published: 2017-01-03
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