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AKG K167 Tiesto Closed-Back DJ Studio Headphones

50% Positive Reviews
Rated #436 in Over-Ear

Posted

Pros: Sound

Cons: Weak without an Amp, Headband is a joke.

I have used these lightly and have had them out for repair more than I have had them on my head. The band is an absolute joke, unless you plan on never moving them from one spot do not buy them.

Posted

Pros: Great SQ, Awesome design, good soundstageing

Cons: Bad comfort if you have a ear of bigger size.

So i bought these around 7 days ago. and so far i'm happy about these, right out of the box, you will find the sound, to be some what annoying, at least that's what i felt, the highs sounded like white noise and the bass was okay, but kinda muddy. mids were in the background. it took 4 hours of breaking in, before something happend for me, the high's started to become precise and bass became tight and precise, mid's still in the background but not as much as before. 

 

and the sound stayed like this for a couple of days, ( i used them all the time ) 

 

then yesterday while listening to a 1 hour long podcast, the sound all of a sudden started to open up, and everything came together and started sounding plain awesome! and by awesome i mean great soundstaging espacially great highs, and bass that you will just love to listen to no matter what kind of bass it is, Dubstep never sounded better, and i'm no basshead. 

 

The mid's have moved "closer" but are still in the background, i don't know if this will change over time, or if it will stay like this, but it's really the bass and highs that makes these cans great.

 

 

i'm comparing these to the Beyerdynamics DT 770 Pro 80 Ohm edition, and the Tiesto cans, are close to sounding better now, and they are far from done with breaking in. were the Beyerdynamics are. i most say, that the Beyerdynamics have far better comfort, you can wear them for hours without feeling anything, were i have bit of a comfort problem with the Tiesto ones, my left ear touches the hard plastic plate on the inside of the can, causing discomfort after some time of wearing, but i can live with this, since the sound is getting so good. but if you have smaller ears the comfort should be good for you, also the Tiesto cans have better isolation than the Beyers.

 

And if you are looking for a pair of headphones that have a beautiful design the Tiesto cans will be the right choice for you, they look fantastic, the best looking headphones i have ever had.  

AKG K167 Tiesto Closed-Back DJ Studio Headphones
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The "AKG by TIËSTO" range of headphones features tuning and styling directed by legendary DJ and producer TIËSTO. Comprising three high-performance professional-grade headphones, the TIËSTO Series will appeal to a broad range of end users, from studio engineers, to artists, fans and TIËSTO himself - whether in the studio, at a show or on the go. The K167 TIËSTO is an over-ear, closed-back design for high comfort and maximum noise rejection. Suitable for multiple applications, from the stage to the studio, DJs, music enthusiasts and TIËSTO fans will enjoy the stunning design and impressive sound quality, even in loud environments. Its 40mm driver allows for higher sound pressure levels, while its roadworthy design provides maximum reliability. Besides the classy design, the K167 TIËSTO delivers impressive sound quality even in loud enviroment as small clubs.

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BrandAKG
EAN0885038032892
FeatureProfessional headphones ideal for live sound monitoring, DJ use and studio work Over-ear (circum-aural) closed back design for high comfort and maximum noise rejection XRP³ glass-fiber reinforced polymer parts for maximum durability and low weight Professional 3D-Axis folding mechanism for optimum fitting and flat storage Powerful 40 mm driver for high sound pressure levels
LabelAKG
ManufacturerAKG
MPNK167-TIESTO
PublisherAKG
StudioAKG
TitleAKG K167 Tiesto Closed-Back DJ Studio Headphones
UPC885038032892
Item Weight1.75 pounds
Package Height4.6 inches
Package Length9.9 inches
Package Weight1.4 pounds
Package Width8.6 inches
PackageQuantity1
PartNumberK167-TIESTO
ProductGroupMusical Instruments
ProductTypeNameSOUND_AND_RECORDING_EQUIPMENT
UPCList - UPCListElement885038032892
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