Product Comparison: AKG K271 MKII vs AKG K550 MKII


General Specifications
Brand
AKG
AKG
Model
K271 MKII
K550 MKII
Origin
China
China
About the Product
The K271 MKIIs are professional over-ear headphones for studio and live use. They combine the comfort of an over-the-ear design and the benefits of closed-back technology for best possible sound reproduction.
The AKG K 550 MKIIs deliver excellent sound quality, with a 50mm driver, the largest AKG offers in its headphone line. Thanks to their closed-back design, true AKG sound can be enjoyed without disturbing others.
Size & Weight
Height
7.8 in.
10 in.
Width
8 in.
10 in.
Depth
4.3 in.
6 in.
Weight
8.4 oz.
10.7 oz.

AKG K271 MKII

AKG K550 MKII

AKG K271 MKII

AKG K550 MKII

AKG K271 MKII

AKG K550 MKII

AKG K271 MKII

AKG K550 MKII

What customers say about "Size & Weight"
AKG K271 MKII Black (2470X00190)
  • They feel good on the head, very light and not a lot of fatigue when keeping these on for a long time.
  • They have good isolation, are light in weight, and sound very accurate and detailed.
  • These headphones are very comfortable, light and versatile.
  • The comfort level is above acceptable if you wear the velour pads and not the faux leather pads. They are very light weight.
  • Overall these are excellent headphones for the price, although I'd avoid them if you like heavy bass or if you need headphones on the go (they are bulky).
AKG K550 MKII Sealed Headphone New Generation
  • Fantastic quality and very light on the head - really pleased with them.
  • They are very light considering the bulk. And they are sturdy, with a rugged cord and decent accessories.
  • They aren't light, but don't feel heavy because of the super-soft ear cups.
  • Weight wise they aren’t the heaviest headphones on the market and do feel a bit weighted in-hand, when being worn seated or walking they don’t feel too out of place though.
  • These are good heaphones but they're huge. And as big as the earcups are they don't seal out ambient noise too well.
Features
Type
Wired
Wired
Sensitivity
104 dB
114 dB
Min. Frequency Range
16 Hz
12 Hz
Max. Frequency Range
28 kHz
28 kHz
Impedance
55 Ω
32 Ω
Driver Diameter
1.18 in.
1.96 in.
In-Line Remote
No
No
Microphone
No
No
Extras
High noise insulation, Auto-mute switch, Self-adjusting headband, Sealed design with lowest signal bleeding
Accuracy and durability, Closed-back design, Outstanding passive noise reduction

AKG K271 MKII

AKG K550 MKII

AKG K271 MKII

AKG K550 MKII

AKG K271 MKII

AKG K550 MKII

AKG K271 MKII

AKG K550 MKII

AKG K271 MKII

AKG K550 MKII

What customers say about "Features"
AKG K271 MKII Black (2470X00190)
  • They have a wonderfully detailed sound with plenty of extension and better soundstage than the Audio Technica headphones I use.
  • These are also very easy to wear for hours on end - I use these at work regularly for 3+ hours a day.
  • They come with two pars of earpads (leather and velour), and the adjustable headband is far more comfortable than the padded plastic ones on other headphones I own.
  • The auto-mute is a nice feature; the auto size adjust also works well; all and all a very nice pair of earphones, if not a bit pricy.
  • The quality of the sound was better than expected. The mids and highs are very clean and the lows are realistic (important if you listen to classical music, like I do).
AKG K550 MKII Sealed Headphone New Generation
  • Amazing superb sounding headphones and an absolute steal for the price. I find these to have a very balanced, fluid, detailed and dynamic sound on my system.
  • Everything is very detailed with these headphones, from trebles, mids, down to the low registers.
  • They are very comfortable for large heads like mine. You can wear them for extended period of time without discomfort or any sweating.
  • The build materials are top quality, the soundstage is insane, the range and accuracy of everything is deadass crisp.
  • They are comfortable, but if you're in a warm environment for over an hour or two you may find them a bit confining.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE

AKG K271 MKII

AKG K550 MKII

Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
199.00 $
139.99 $


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