akg-k518dj
  1. [No title]

    [No title]

    An antero-posterior/lateral view of the AKG K518. Just as in the AP view, there is asymmetry of the folding mechanisms. The wires are also different between each earcup. Perhaps they are hastily put together. Prognosis is positive. Performed at 40kVp at 20mA and 1000ms.
  2. [No title]

    [No title]

    A crazy oblique view of the AKG K518. I put a "radiolucent" sponge between the earcups to hold the headband up. As you can see, the top headband is constructed out of steel! But everything else is plastic. That doesn't mean it lacks durability! The folding mechanism seems to operate using multiple s
  3. [No title]

    [No title]

    An antero-posterier view of the AKG K518! Maybe slightly obliqued. I can't avoid beam divergence! Note how radiolucent most of the can is. It has so much plastic in its build! Sadly, I can't get plastic to show up well because I can only get my kilovoltage peak down to 40. For some reason, the foldi
  4. egokun

    Any portable/full can that sounds like Sennheiser IE8?

    Hi everybody. I am a proud owner of a Sennheiser IE8. I also own three headphones: Audio Technica AD2000, Sennheiser HD 558, and AKG K518 DJ (Euro model of K81, if I'm not mistaken). As much as I like all of them, the IE8 is my absolute favorite when it comes to PRAT and engaging sound. To my...
  5. d3njiR1

    Choosing some "nice" cans under $100.

    I would like to buy a nice (at least as nice as you can get <$100) set of cans. I don't really care whether in-ear or over-ear. I mainly listen to instrumental/classical music (ex. ThePianoGuys, Beethoven, Mahler). Right now I am using a pair of Apple earbuds (ick) and I am really getting tired...
  6. lepermessiah

    Signature Acoustics O16 Live Review

    Signature Acoustics made a splash with their much loved C12 wooden iems. It was well made, reasonably priced and was fun to listen to. Buoyed by the success, Signature Acoustics has launched another iem- the O16 Live. Let’s see how the second offering fares.   Build quality, Packaging...
  7. Andeby

    DT770 Bass rattle

    Hey there! When listening to music that has deep bass I always get a pretty bad rattling in my DT770's. On The Dark Knight OST - Why So Serious? the bass doesn't even sound like bass but like a rattling effect. Plugging my much cheaper AKG K518DJ headphones into my Xonar Essence STX they...
  8. razer0

    Advice needed, portable on-ears

    Hello head-fi forums, I'm new at the forums and from looking at the grammer you could spot that English isn't my primary language. So please excuse me grammer Nazi's .   Unfortunately my trusted portables(akg k518le 's ) broke last week. The where only a few problems with the akg k518...
  9. M

    In need for an advice: Versatile headphones for outdoor use

    I'm looking for a pair headphones that would stay on my head while f.e. skateboarding. Not too big so it wouldn't be much trouble having them just hanging on my neck I listen to various genres of music - hardcore, grindcore, post-rock, sludge metal, post-punk, jazz, mathcore, some 90's hip-hop...
  10. Kolapso

    Headphones for Doom metal (and perhaps som analytical listening of classical music) for max 230 $

    Hello   I've bought the AKG K518 DJ headphones and have been using them quite alot, for electronic music they're great with the nice bass, but I mainly listen to doom metal which I feel doesn't need almost any bass, and will perhaps listen to some classical music in the future aswell.  ...
  11. ehraihcn

    Best Headphones for studying???

    I just got accepted into a graduate program and will be doing a lot of studying (preferably with headphones on), so I'm curious which ones would be best for me... The following features are important to me: - $125 max, but prefer more of an $80 pricetag - Good audio quality.  I listen...
  12. Marulken

    AKG K518 vs Audio Technica ATH-M50

    Hello, i am a guy who has been producing music for quite a while, and i am starting to get kinda serious about my music production. Right now i am using a pair of modded AKG K518s but i am thinking about upgrading to the ATH-M50s, so i have a few questions for you.   Firstly, is there a...
  13. tordfuglstad

    Fiio E7 + iPhone 5 = successful?

    So I've read a lot of threads on the Fiio E7 and people wanting to connect them with iphone 5's. I have yet to read a successful combo. Is there anyone out there who has figured out how to make it work?   Just got into this headphone thingie and came across this forum, makes me want to buy a...
  14. Psycedilla

    AKG K518DJ VS Skullcandy Hesh 2.0

    Hi.   Registred at this site to try to find some help.  I've been using skullcandy's hesh for some time now. and when they went out of production I switched to akg k518dj. Now the akg is unfortunantly on ear, but i prefer over ear and big drivers. My problem now is, dough im very pleased...
  15. Pedro Oliveira

    Sony Mdr V6, Creative Aurvana Live!, AKG K518 and AKG K514 MKII ( i can even trade two of them for a pair of m50's)

    Hi guys.... :)   I am from Portugal and i am selling the follwing pair of headphones:   Sony Mdr v6 - 45 euros (Bought on amazon uk, i have the document from purchase and they arrived on the 27 of may of 2013, with box and all acessories)   Creative Aurvana Live! - 45 euros (I am the...
  16. egokun

    [FS] AKG K518 DJ (EU Only)

    Hi everyone.   I have here on sale a black AKG K518 DJ. This is the "non-limited" edition. The difference with the limited edition is that this version is all black, and it has a longer cable.   The headphone comes in its original box, and includes a 1/8" to 1/4" gold-plated adapter and...
  17. Alonso

    JVC S500 or AKG K81DK(K518DJ)

    Hi guys I´m new in this amazing wolrd and I need your review about this headphones. which of this 2 headphones will you choose? please tell me about the pros and cons =)  and, what do you think about this headphones to her electronic music and rock?   Thank you very much for your time...
  18. niv141

    Budget headphones for a basshead ($50)

    Hey there, Ive been browsing in the internet and mostly in this forum to find a headset suitable for my needs but really couldnt find anything that completely suit my needs, and right now I have a big headache seeing all these names and brands of headphones and "Do I want these" and "Do I want...
  19. deka-fi

    Best portable Headphone under 100 $ for HipHop

    Hello everyone, I have to buy the portable headphones. Here are the requirements: 1) price under $ 100 2) comfortable and closeable 3) closed with good insulation 4) music hiphop, rap and electropop   Will use the headphones with the residue cip zip + FiiO e6   I've already...
  20. slax head

    Upgrade from akg k518 under 90$ / 100$ ?

    Hello i have read many many thread about an upgrade from akg k518(LE), but i'm not be able to decide what are a good headphone for my.   What i whant are this requisites:   - Good isolation but not totally, i ride in bicycle but i get underground - Possibly balance but if sound more...
  21. dflock

    JVC HA-S400 with extra AKG K518 Pads

    In great shape, lightly used JVC HA-S400 headphones with extra AKG K518 pads.   I opened ear cups and taped internal walls for resonance dampening. These sound great but alas my ears are too big!     FREE SHIPPING.
  22. M

    Any tips on making AKG K518 sound better?

    First off: I'm a noob so bare with me I listen to stuff from GY!BE to Converge to Fugazi to Neurosis so I'd like a balanced sound I took the extra foam out and it did help with reducing the bassiness a bit. Do you have any tips on making the sound even more balanced? You know, mods and...
  23. Pedro Oliveira

    Low price Beyedynamic Headphones - Are they worth it?

    Hi guys i was looking for some bargains on the web and discovered this models:   Beyerdynamic DTX 910 - 35 Euros Beyerdynamic DTX 900 - 40 Euros Beyerdynamic DJX-1    - 40 Euros (Tyll from InnerFidelity made a review on them and he says they are pretty good)   Are any of these worth...
  24. HecticVector

    AKG K518 Recable

    Background: Hey all, so basically the jack snapped in half on my K518's during a night of rough use DJing. Since then I replaced the jack with a radio shack model, but the stock cable was a pain in the *** to solder, so I just clipped some old ear buds, used that cable and soldered to drivers...
  25. oceanfx

    AKG K81/K518 recable job gone bad--am I screwed?

    Hey head-fi. I'm halfway through recabling a pair of AKG 518s and it appears that I've decoupled or melted both of the contacts on the right side driver after successfully hooking up the left pair. Is there any recourse for me? I can't see any place left to solder to, but there is also a lot of...
Top