I own the DT990 Pro. [–]IrideAscooteramps O2, Burson Conductor v2, Perreaux SXH2, Crackatwoa 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). This isn’t to say that you can’t use them out in public, but you might attract some weird looks or questions about what you’re listening to. I thought H/K was a pretty respectable brand no? I just saw someone on here recommending a plus 9 for the sound blaster and it sounded good. Highs are a bit high to me. The k712 are much more power hungry than simple specs might tell, probably at least as difficult as 650s. Boost? Probably not the sub to be saying that though. Having owned and used my AKG K702 headphones for just over one year, I feel that I've had enough time to give them a full review. The K712 is more musical and fun, while the K702 is cold and analytical. Their open design doesn't block any noise and leaks enough to be distracting. How long have you been using the K712 with the 600ohm mode on the X7? Could someone clarify? They are the Quincey Jones Signature line equivalent of the AKG K7-series, but with the detachable cable of the K702 or K712 PRO.They are open backs, meaning they don’t block noise by design, but their soundstage is … $188.00. They have the same retro design with large circular ear cups and a headband with a self-adjusting strap. [–]ElnrikZMF Eikon/Verite/Auteur/Aeolus > Gumby > ECP DSHA-3F / BW2 17 points18 points19 points 4 years ago (4 children). I fell in love with these and decided I'd like to buy an open-back pair of headphones. Are you using an amp? save. If you were never going to buy an amp, they're definitely not the right choice. What in-game audio settings are you using? If this is your first visit to our community, please familiarize yourself with the all content in this sidebar - as it will make your stay more pleasant. the k702 is a pair of open headphones which means a larger soundstage (read my guide section "headphone types" for an explanation on soundstage) than closed designs such as the m50. although I wasn't a huge fan of the sound signature, the Soundstage was absolutely huge, I could pinpoint almost everything with precision. What ever the highest eq setting on the plus side you set the pre-amp value to the same but negative. I was only planning on buying some open-back headphones... PS DL III>Silver Serpent ii XLR>Phonitor>K702/HD650/HF2. I could tell it was more analytical but I just found it too much so. However, our top pick is AKG K702. and join one of thousands of communities. Also, despite the metallic look of the ear-cups, they’re made entirely from plastic. So there is this opinion also. Official communication and discussion for the legendary audio brand Sound Blaster. K701 and moded Q701 here. Hey reddit, Since a lot of questions have come up about the k702 lately, this is going to be a review of the AKG K702. For the price I think I'd rather opt for a pair of Harman Kardon soundsticks for my monitor and stick with the M50X's for my headphones. did you find a good final configuration that you can recommend to us? Using Dt990 pros. Yeah, they have some sibilance in the treble, to put it mildly. [–]Dizman7 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (1 child), The X7 can drive the DT990's fine as I tried them on lower mode (32-350) and I had to turn them WAY way up to come anywhere close to the volume they were at on the 600ohm mode. [–]Dizman7 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago* (10 children). I found the FPS and flat presets to be the best bases to start tweaking from all the others including footstep enhancer seem to sound horrible for me, I have no problem hearing distant footsteps in the higher frequencies (500hz - 6khz). I just use the m50x for now, I wanna upgrade soon though! I've been using them and I just don't like the sound. If you were not happy with the bass on the K702 I don't think the 598SE would impress you much either. [–]Sorwis 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). use the following search parameters to narrow your results: • /r/headphones is a community for discussion around all topics related to headphones and personal audio. A cable and jack-mini jack adapter are presented alongside the headphones themselves. I'm just paranoid since when I switch it to 600ohm mode it bring up a warning that it may cause damage to your headphones if they aren't designed for it is why. Even if you chose a cheaper set of monitors at around the same price as those HK ones I'm sure you'll be very satisfied. An explosion in BF1 felt more like OOOM than BOOOM (as a poor example), [–]razorpakk 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (13 children). 10. if you like any sort of decent bass presence then these will not provide it. I prefer my dt770 for the fuller sound. This won't be true for all their models, of course, but that is the general trend. Do audiophile androids dream of electrostatic sheep? Additionally, sitewide rules and reddiquette applies. Had a quick look at those X2's. [–]soggycereal7AKG K712 | Magni/Modi 2U 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (2 children). I think a good amp helps these headphones, and a good tube amp would make them sound more interesting. Mids are a bit weird but not bad. FREE Shipping by Amazon. [–]Dizman7 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (17 children), Yeah it was the Sound Blaster X7, it has a mode for 600ohm headphones, and I have the special power brick needed for that mode as well. that and the treble sounds thin and harsh by comparison. [–]LoverOfAsians 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). Don't know what people are talking about juice here, maybe they're thirsty. Maybe it's just me and I prefer closed back but what would you recommend I try next in place of the K702? Great soundstage, imaging, bass, detail. share. AKG Pro Audio K702 Over-Ear, Open-Back, Flat-Wire, Reference Studio Headphones,Black: $189.52: Get the deal: AKG K 702 Reference-Quality Open-Back Ci... AKG K 702 Reference-Quality Open-Back Circumaural Headphones with Clamp On Headphone Holder and Stereo Mini Male to Stereo Mini Female Extension Cable 25' $383.90: I own 558's,( which are essentially 598 + Bass) and the Akg's destroy them. I'm new to the field and I'm still doing the settings for playing to warezone. I did wonder what the purpose of the pre amp level was. I have K702 and K712 and prefer the K712 for rock and metal. Everything else stays the same. Still tweaking but enjoying this right now. 1 comment. [–]IntoTheMirrorK240DF/DT990Pro/AKG N700ncM2/AKG N400 10 points11 points12 points 4 years ago (0 children). 4.3 out of 5 stars 2,774. It takes a bit getting used to and even then might be a bit too much. I’ve put them In but haven’t actually played with it yet. I was literally just plugging in some SBX settings I got from a Reddit post to use with my EQ settings. If you think they are meh, maybe get the hd598. This is achieved by using revolutionary flat-wire voice coils and a patented Varimotion two-layer diaphragm. REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 8896 on r2-app-02974ea5a46285055 at 2020-12-13 15:35:21.272477+00:00 running 85e58d4 country code: NL. *Disappointed with AKG K702 (self.headphones), submitted 4 years ago by JamesA95ATH-M50X. [–]VSENSES 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (0 children). I am not a gamer, so I can only talk about music. Iâve put them In but havenât actually played with it yet. I should restate that they are amazing now, but my god it was a bad first impression. The AKG K702 is a headphone in AKG's flagship series of the K702 65th Anniversary edition, K702, K701, Q701, and K712. Over the next few days Iâll get a chance to use SBX + EQ. The AKG K702 are great, comfortable headphones for critical listening but are mediocre for everyday casual use. While both are perfect for mixing, the 712 is not overly critical and does function nicely in a casual setting. Why not just get some powered monitors instead of those gaudy looking gimmicks? No problem. I also always keep Direct Mode ON, which basically disables any extra stuff anyway. Then the bass is similarly flat on both models but higher in level vs the upper mids and highs in the K712. Moderators may remove posts at their discretion. Edit - We also tried them on his Pioneer Elite receiver too, mostly for music, [–]gatormkHD6XX|K7XX|HD598SE|K550|DT990 Pro|T40RP|MDR-V6|PortaPro 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). I chose the K702 over the 598 SE's. Only 4 left in stock - order soon. Is it just for boosting volume and loudness? The AKG K701 look almost identical to the K702 and K712 PRO. If you made a post to /r/headphones that is in accordance with our rules as listed above, and it doesn't seem to appear on the front page, please message the moderators. PS4 Slim + Soundblaster G3 + AKG K702 - my personal EQ for footsteps. 16 months later I "found" 3 amps, an EQ, and a DAC in a drawer. soundstage is great though, at the expense of the fact you have to crank the dial even on a schitt stack to get them to a decent volume. Rendered by PID 8896 on r2-app-02974ea5a46285055 at 2020-12-13 15:35:21.272477+00:00 running 85e58d4 country code: NL. What settings do you use on the X7, any of the SBX settings? AKG stuff needs a lot of juice to bring out that bass and mid range. M… Do you have any suggestions for the EQ setting ? The models have close similarities in design and sound performance. So I got these K712 Pros's and the bass is WAY better, overall they are not as clear, but more so I'm not sure they that different than cheaper pairs of headphones (and I got them $330USD). Close. AKG K702 Open-back Studio Reference Headphones combine an extremely accurate response with agility and spaciousness. I don't think that having a reverberating low end would do any favours for the mid range, which is already a bit recessed on the 990. Also, I did what's referred to as "the bass mode" to my Q701. Maybe the 712 is easier to drive, I guess. Personally, I am not a huge fan of the M50x because I feel the bass muddies the midrange for me, but if that is kind of sound signature you have in mind, most Sennheiser and AKG headphones won't be suitable for your needs. Before we get into the Best Headphone Amp for the AKG K701 & K702… through my odac and o2 on my laptop listening to the new Deadmau5 on Spotify, bass thud has some memory foam pads timbre imo. K712s are much better than the Sennheiser 500 Series, at least the old ones anyway. I would say even from my brief testing these beat the 990's by a fair margin. This is achieved by using revolutionary flat-wire voice coils and a patented Varimotion two-layer diaphragm. $148.99. I'm happy because I'm a detail freak, but that's not going to be everybody's preference. So I decided to pull the trigger on the AKG K702 as I saw them for £130. I recommend you find out what kind of response you actually like, use and equalizer and/or audition more pairs of headphones to do so. EDIT - ok I noticed your flair now, that you have both, so yeah I'd love to know more about your experience then! And there's no risk of course, it's just about volume. PC Setup: SoundblasterX G6 DAC -> JDS Labs Atom Headphone Amp -> Sennheiser HD600 & NAD HP50 & AKG K702 EQ'd to Harman Curve. Headphones - Focal Clear / Audeze LCD-X / Etymotic ER4-XR / Shure SE535 / B&W P7 / AKG K702 / Sony MDR-1R (with 4.4mm balanced cable) Likes: Hamish (the dog) , tjkadar , Frank Dernie and 1 other person I have heard that a good headphone amp can do wonders with the K702. I keep mine around 20/100 when @600Ohm. 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