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Y50BT

AKG
Y50BT
Blue On Ear Closed Back Mic Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

  • With What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision magazine's over 35 years experience in the industry it's easy to see why a What Hi-Fi? Award is one of the greatest honours that can be bestowed upon a product.
  • What Hi-Fi? magazine is the world's leading independent guide to home entertainment products. Any product they award with a 5 star rating is instantly marked out as one of the best around..
  • Bluetooth is for more than just hands-free headsets! Play music wirelessly to this unit from almost any phone or tablet, and many laptops too.
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With What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision magazine's over 35 years experience in the industry it's easy to see why a What Hi-Fi? Award is one of the greatest honours that can be bestowed upon a product.
What Hi-Fi? magazine is the world's leading independent guide to home entertainment products. Any product they award with a 5 star rating is instantly marked out as one of the best around..
Bluetooth is for more than just hands-free headsets! Play music wirelessly to this unit from almost any phone or tablet, and many laptops too.

(For more features refer to the specification table below.)

BARGAIN!

£114

All our web prices are valid in-store

"The AKGs are highly entertaining, a fine sense of rhythm ensuring there's never a dull moment." What Hi-Fi Sound & Vision Award Winner 2015

Wireless freedom with Bluetooth

Wireless meets award-winning design with the AKG Y50BT headphones. Simply pair them up with your Bluetooth compatible smartphone, tablet, laptop, PC or Mac and you're ready to listen - cable free. The Y50BT uses rechargeable batteries that can provide up to 20 hours of music playback. A USB cable is provided for recharging and, with a standard 3.5mm cable supplied, the music can continue, even when you've exhausted the batteries.

AKG signature sound quality
The AKG Y50BTs boast class-leading sound quality. Larger than the Y40 models, the Y50s are ideal for use both on the move and at home. The larger size gives a deep, dynamic bass response that still has the typical AKG precison and refinement. The closed-back design keeps both outside noise blocked and also prevents leakage from the headphones to the outside world - making them a more commuter friendly pair of headphones.

Simple, effortless control and with mic built-in
With a clear and easy to locate control panel on the side of one earpiece, it's easy to control the Y50BT. Adjust the volume, play/pause, skip tracks and answer/drop calls all from the earpiece control pad (note, when running in passive/cabled mode these functions no longer operate). With a built-in microphone on one of the earpieces, it's also easy to make and receive hands-free calls.

AKG quality and comfort
The unique 3D-axis mechanism doesn't just make these headphones easy to fold and carry, it also gives a perfect fit against your ears. The soft, padded, headband and ear pieces simply add to the long term comfort of these headphones. Although light and comfortable, the Y50BTs are durable, too. The folding design helps when storing the headphones - as does the lack of cable! A soft travel pouch is also included.

Top quality sound with wireless freedom - AKG does it better than anyone in its class.

2 year limited guarantee included

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General
General Features
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Award Winning Cable/Accessory
Yes
General
General Features
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In Ear
Can the headphones be used in the ear?
No
Over Ear
Can the headphones be used over the ear?
Yes
Wireless
Are the headphones wireless? Optional requires a Bluetooth transmitter.
Yes
Noise Cancelling
Do the headphones feature active noise cancelling technology to block outside noise?
No
Sensitivity
Headphone 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.
113
Impedance
Impedance is measured in ohms and should be matched carefully to the driving amplifier for the best sound quality and reliability.
32
Frequency Response
Frequency response is measured in Hz and gives an indication of how low and how high the headphones will go.
20 - 20,000
Cable Length
Length of cable supplied in metres.
1.2
Weight
Weight of headphones in grammes, without packaging.
245
Plug size
The 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
Open back
Open back headphones offer the most spacious sound but can leak sound, disturbing others. They also block less outside noise than closed back headphones
No
Closed back
Closed back headphones block out more background noise than open back ones. They also leak less sound
Yes
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Prices valid in store (all including VAT) until close of business on 26th June 2017.
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RRP = Recommended Retail Price. RRPs are based on information supplied by What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision magazine, manufacturers, Hi-Fi Choice, Home Cinema Choice, Google, Which? & Pricerunner. Further information is available on request.