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post #1006 of 1012

Yes imo, as a non fatiguing DJ headphone M100 might be better. M100 sounds clean, but K267 sounds clearer.

 

EDIT: after more listening I would say that M100 actually has more peaks and sounds a bit glitzy.

 

But for portable I think I will use M100 more.


Edited by Blinxat - 7/27/14 at 2:14pm
post #1007 of 1012

treated them with a new 1,2m cable for portable use :o

 

post #1008 of 1012
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Originally Posted by viralcow View Post
 

Not sure if this is old news, but I emailed AKG support today about the hinge issue and this is the reply I got:

 

 

Can anyone verify that recently-purchased Tiesto headphones have more durable hinges?

 

Yes Harman did make changes to the plastic on the headband. AKG's distributor in China had confirmed that the ingredients the manufactures put into the old material was different from Harman's original "recipe". They've corrected it. This applies to K67, K167, K267 and K540, etc.

 

Since I'm living in the states I emailed AKG's tech support in USA and they also confirmed it. 

 

Quote:
 Hello ***,

 

Thank you for contacting AKG Technical Support. The material on these headphones have been improved; however, some of the older models might still be out there. If you do decide to buy some and get a defective one, you are covered under our 2 year warranty.

 

Thank you,

 

RAFAEL ULLOA

AKG/Crown Microphone Technical Customer Support

HARMAN Professional

 

I've wanted to buy the K267 ever since it's out but has always been held back by that freakin headband.... Guess it's time now:wink_face: 

 

 

 

REJOICE PEOPLE!! PROBLEM SOLVED (hopefully):beerchug: 


Edited by NathanZ - 8/7/14 at 11:31pm
post #1009 of 1012
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Originally Posted by NathanZ View Post
 

 

Yes Harman did make changes to the plastic on the headband. AKG's distributor in China had confirmed that the ingredients the manufactures put into the old material was different from Harman's original "recipe". They've corrected it. This applies to K67, K167, K267 and K540, etc.

 

Since I'm living in the states I emailed AKG's tech support in USA and they also confirmed it. 

 

 

I've wanted to buy the K267 ever since it's out but has always been held back by that freakin headband.... Guess it's time now:wink_face: 

 

 

 

REJOICE PEOPLE!! PROBLEM SOLVED (hopefully):beerchug: 



Hello,

 

I do not know if you have checked back in the thread but  I mentioned that I got my third pair of K267 from the new revision with better plastic and so far almost a year later with roughly 20-25 hours of usage per week sometimes more they are perfectly fine. 

 

post #1010 of 1012
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Originally Posted by NathanZ View Post

 

Yes Harman did make changes to the plastic on the headband. AKG's distributor in China had confirmed that the ingredients the manufactures put into the old material was different from Harman's original "recipe". They've corrected it. This applies to K67, K167, K267 and K540, etc.

 

Since I'm living in the states I emailed AKG's tech support in USA and they also confirmed it. 

 

 

I've wanted to buy the K267 ever since it's out but has always been held back by that freakin headband.... Guess it's time now" src="http://files.head-fi.org/images/smilies/wink_face.gif"> 

 

 

 

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I've been told that the difference between the new version and the old relates to the serial number.

The serial number should be UT3474-00xxxx.

A friend of mine bought a new version k267, and the serial number is UT3474-008xxx. So I guess the serial number smaller than 8xxx may be the old version.

So what is your serial number?
post #1011 of 1012

I might return my M-100 to get these. I've been pretty mad about the M-100s lately because they're failing the durability test (already two damaged pieces on my unit for no good reason),

and they fit my ears very poorly. It's a shame because they sound so good and the fact that I was one of the early supporters, but they really just don't work for me.

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Edited by phanhan - 9/29/14 at 9:07pm
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Originally Posted by phanhan View Post

I might return my M-100 to get these. I've been pretty mad about the M-100s lately because they're failing the durability test (already two damaged pieces on my unit for no good reason),

and they fit my ears very poorly. It's a shame because they sound so good and the fact that I was one of the early supporters, but they really just don't work for me.


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