Sixty Years of Quality Sound, Sixty Years of AKG Expertise
For more than 60 years, AKG microphones and headsets have been synonymous with professional audio excellence. Since it was founded in 1947, AKG has been passionately delivering superior-sounding, cutting-edge products. Within months of the companys founding, its microphones were being used by radio stations, theaters and jazz clubs. A mere two years later, AKG headphones were introduced to the marketplace. AKG products quickly established a reputation for superior performance, and many musical artists started relying on them when it came to performing and recording. World-renowned artists used AKG products back in the 50s, while many of todays most recognized artists swear by AKG products for live concerts and studio recording. More than 60 years and 1500 patents later, AKG continues to create innovative and exceptional-sounding products for both professional and personal use. So it stands to reason that AKG personal headphones deliver outstanding performance, unparalleled comfort and unmatched reliability. Choose the brand that the pros have chosen for so many years. Hook up your iPod, or connect your stereo or nearly any other audio device to AKG headphones and enjoy the ultimate listening experience.
Outstanding Performance, Unparalleled Comfort and Unmatched Reliability
The K 480 NC are the perfect high performance
upgrade for your music
Cancelling Noise, Enabling Talk, Enjoying Music
Active noise reduction makes ambient noise
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When you want the ultimate upgrade to your on-the-go listening experience, look no further than the AKG K 480 NC on-ear mini-headphones. These new headphones offer the ultimate in comfort, reliability and style while their active noise-cancellation technology creates an ultra-quiet listening environment. They are perfect for both extended listening and everyday use, thanks to their upgraded, super-soft ear pads and a padded headband for an incredibly comfortable and personalized fit. They use a lightweight design with a unique, 3D-axis folding mechanism that allows you to protect and store them in the slim carrying case thats included with the headphones. To make them even more convenient and comfortable, the K 480 NCs single-sided cable comes in two lengths and is detachable (making it easy to replace the cable, if you want to). The K 480 NCs will connect to virtually any portable audio device, including an older iPhone. And when it comes to style, youll definitely stand out, thanks to the K 480 NCs rich espresso finish. Superior Sound
The K 480 NCs deliver the ultimate in high-output sound and frequency response from virtually any portable device, including the iPhone. By using a closed-back design, the K 480 NCs deliver exceptional performance, with rich, detailed sound thats free of distortion even at high listening levels. High-performance drivers reproduce low frequencies down to 11Hz and high frequencies out past 30kHz with stunning extension and detail. If thats not enough, they deliver this impressive performance in an environment that is virtually noise-free. Their active noise-cancellation technology makes ambient noise nearly nonexistent, allowing you to enjoy every moment of your music as the noise of a busy world passes you by. The final result of the K 480 NCs is spectacular detail, uncolored sound and a "you are there" personal listening experience, making them the ultimate choice for any audio device playing todays high-definition digital sound. Reliable Compatibility
You can use the K 480 NCs with your iPod, home stereo and portable DVD, CD and MP3 players, as well as many other audio/video players. Add a slim, tapered connector, and the K 480 NCs are compatible with all versions of the iPhone, including first-generation models, without any extra adapters. They are the ultimate sound upgrade to any portable device. Ultimate Build Quality
The K 480 NCs use a hard, gold-plated jack plug that improves contact and resists corrosion while enhancing sound clarity. The headphones also use a high-quality, 99.99% oxygen-free cable for improved sound quality. What's in the Box
One pair of AKG K 480 NC on-ear headphones, single-sided 1-meter cable, carrying case, flight adapter and 1/4-inch (6-millimeter) adapter.