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 the Limited Edition AKG K 518 over-ear 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 the Limited Edition AKG K 518 headphones and enjoy the ultimate listening experience.
Rugged, stylish, comfortable
Your Personal Audio Adventure Stand Out from the Crowd
When you want to take your personal listening experience to the next level, the Limited Edition AKG K 518 headphones let you do it in style. The AKG 518s offer incredible comfort and unique styling, with comfortable ear cups and a closed-back design thats perfect for extended everyday use. Although incredibly lightweight for their size, they're designed for ruggedness and reliability. The K 518s also feature the unique AKG 3D-axis folding mechanism, which allows you to easily store them when not in use. The foldable K 518s make perfect travel companions, wherever you may go. They can connect to virtually any portable audio device, including an older iPhone. And when it comes to style, youll definitely stand out with these headphones' bright blue accents.
Available in 7 vibrant colors
Just as the AKG K 518s dont skimp on style, they dont skimp on performance, delivering high-output sound and excellent frequency response from virtually any portable device, including the iPhone. By using a closed-back design, sound-isolating ear cups and ambient noise attenuation, the K 518s block outside noise beautifully, so all that you hear is your music. Even quiet passages are clearly audible. High-performance drivers reproduce low frequencies down to 16 Hz and high frequencies out past 24 kHz with stunning detail. Theyre also designed for high SPL, which--along with their wide dynamic range and sound isolation--makes them the perfect headphone upgrade for noisy-environment listening with nearly all of todays audio devices. High Quality in a Compact, Portable Package
The hard gold-plated jack plug and contacts resist corrosion and enhance sound clarity, while the 99.99% oxygen-free cable improves sound quality. Reliable Compatibility
You can use the K 518s with your home stereo, portable DVD, CD and MP3 players and many other audio/video players. With their slim, tapered connector, the K518s are compatible with all versions of the iPhone including first generation models. Theyre an ideal upgrade to any portable device. What's in the Box
- One pair of blue Limited Edition AKG K 518 over-ear headphones with a 1/4-inch adapter and a 1-meter-long cable
When you want a high-performance listening experience that is truely personal, block out ambient noise with the AKG K 518 LE over-ear headphones. Deisgned to deliver true AKG performance - high-output sound and excellent frequency response - from virtually any portable device they are the high-performance upgrade for improving your personal listening experience. By using complete over-the-ear cups that fit comfortably on your head, the K 518s block out ambient noise allowing you to more clear hear their exceptional dynamic range and detailed sound that is free of distortion, even at high listening levels. AKG has even made tucking these headphones away very easy as the patented 3D-Axis folding mechanism allows you to fold these headphones into very easy size to carry. Designed to be rugged, these headphones are the perfect companion for everyday use.