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AKG K271 MKII/ Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

AhmedHeikal
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Postby AhmedHeikal; Sun Nov 26, 2017 5:43 am AKG K271 MKII/ Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

Simply, which is best for music production?
Zexila
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Postby Zexila; Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:00 am Re: AKG K271 MKII/ Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

Gearslutz is simply a far more expensive version of people arguing about nonsense. Incubus
wesleyt
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444 posts since 6 Mar, 2011, from Pleasanton, CA

Postby wesleyt; Mon Nov 27, 2017 5:12 pm Re: AKG K271 MKII/ Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

I have both. I haven't use the HD280s since I've received the K271s.
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Postby 3ee; Mon Nov 27, 2017 7:04 pm Re: AKG K271 MKII/ Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

don't know the K271.... but have experience with K-612 (own) and K-240 MKII (a friend owns a pair)
... one is more detailed and the later seems a bit flatter in freq response, especially mid-highs... anyway, can recommend both! :) Just give them a fair/good burn-in, AKG headphones seem to be notorious in requiring many hours of burn-in to smooth them out a bit as they are always on a bright side a bit more.... that's no problem though, you can spot details in a sound more accurately. It's best if you can go to a store and try out different models, the online dummy-head tests are simply unreliable! :)
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dave dove
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Postby dave dove; Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:27 pm Re: AKG K271 MKII/ Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

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t3toooo
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Postby t3toooo; Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:09 pm Re: AKG K271 MKII/ Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

Closed headphones are too hefty for the ears if you work a lot with it.
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pdxindy
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12777 posts since 2 Feb, 2005, from in the wilds

Postby pdxindy; Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:48 pm Re: AKG K271 MKII/ Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

I prefer the AKG

I've had 2 pairs of the 240MKII and currently am using the 712
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rod_zero
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Postby rod_zero; Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:19 pm Re: AKG K271 MKII/ Sennheiser HD 280 PRO

Those senns are very comfortable, I used to dj with them very long sessions and they never hurt my ears.

I would suggest going to a store and try them both.
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