In stock in Black
From Headphone Bar: AKG's top headphone. Hand made in Austria and individually numbered. The Quincy Jones Signature Line Q701 is in store and ready to demo. These retain the now classic beautiful design and a fantastic, detailed & spacious sound. They combine the best of the k701 & k702, with the removable cables of the k702 and the looks of the k701 with a lightly updated version.
Very comfortable velour earpads and a real leather headband that is a bit softer than the k701 headband. They like power and provide a spacious, detailed and natural sound, with an emphasis on clarity and definition (these have a very tight bass, as opposed to a boomy sound). Includes both a 10 ft and 20ft removable cable and 1/8" mini adaptor.
*Note, the Q701 came in second place in the May 2011 Hi-Fi News group test.
These AKG's are just an excellent value for a hand-made, world class headphone. In the review they are only 1/2 the price of the 1st place HD800's (UK currency & prices), but at Headphone Bar these Q701's are 1/4 of the Sennheiser's price! The magazine is in the store to review.
Posted by Jeremy on 3rd Mar 2012
I am incredibly happy with the Q701. They are, by far, the most comfortable headphones I have ever worn. The sound and build quality are absolutely superb. The warmth and clarity they give all my music is brilliant and the pairing with my HA540 is perfect. I cannot say enough about how great the inherent value in this set of cans is. Under $400 for these is unbelievable. Try them out, you will not be disappointed.