I’ve owned its bigger brother, the AKG-K550 for a good while . In some ways it is one of the best closed headphones out there as I’ve rarely heard such an open sound from a headphone in this category. It is also a very detailed, neutral and fast headphone accompanied by a very fast, controlled and punchy bass.
2 things made me look at the competition: the isolation and the sibilant treble. The isolation issue made it really hard to get a good seal, and if you didn’t manage to get one, you got an even more sibilant sound with less bass body.… Read the full article