The AKG Pro Audio K77 and the AKG K44 are both professional style headphones that can be used for monitoring in the studio and relaxing at home. They are both similar in appearance and are around the same price so how do you know which headphones are the best?
We have looked at the main features of both the AKG Pro Audio K77 and the AKG K44 to see which headphones we think come out on top.
The AKG Pro Audio K77 and the AKG K44 are both constructed using lightweight materials to give you greater comfort when listening for extended periods of time. Both models have padded, leatherette wrapped ear cushions and ear cups that sit over your ears instead of pressing on them.
Both the AKG Pro Audio K77 and the AKG K44 feature self adjusting headbands that will automatically fit the size of your head and ears to give you extra comfort without the hassle of finding the perfect fit.
The AKG Pro Audio K77 and the AKG K44 are both closed back headphones, giving you greater noise isolation, which is ideal for noisy environments when you need to concentrate on your audio. Both models are designed to produce well balanced natural highs and lows with both models having a frequency response range of between 18 Hz and 20,000 Hz.
Both the AKG Pro Audio K77 and the AKG K44 have an impedance of 32 ohms. The AKG Pro Audio K77 has a maximum sensitivity of 112 dB compared to the AKG K44 which is capable of 115 dB.
Both the AKG Pro Audio K77 and the AKG K44 are similar in style, with both being compact in design with exposed steel wire headbands for a professional appearance. The AKG Pro Audio K77 features large 40 millimeter drivers that produce a powerful sound and realistic bass.
The AKG K44 can deliver strong bass sounds and accurate highs. The design of the ear cups on both models means there is less chance of audio escaping from your headphones and the closed back style of both means your audio is unlikely to disturb those around you.
The AKG Pro Audio K77 and the AKG K44 are designed to be used with a range of audio equipment in a studio environment. The low impedance on both models means they are equally suited to using with portable devices, such as phones and laptops, even without an amp.
Both models come with a 3.5 millimeter jack cable as well as a 6.3 millimeter adapter so you can switch between your devices easily. The range of audio produced from both models means each of the sets are ideal for listening to all types of music in addition to watching movies and gaming.
After looking at the features of both the AKG Pro Audio K77 and the AKG K44 we think the better headphones are the AKG K44. The AKG K44 is the newer model out of the two and has a lot of the same features as the AKG Pro Audio K77.
The AKG K44 will give you clearer audio at higher volumes and is better at limiting exterior sounds from interfering with your audio.
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