AKG by HARMAN Unveils K181 DJ UE Reference Class Headphones

April 20, 2015 by Mobile Beat

NORTHRIDGE, California – AKG by HARMAN is introducing the new K181 DJ UE reference class DJ headphones, developed based on input from professional DJs. The K181 DJ UE (Ultimate Edition) headphones are built for professional DJ use in any club environment.

The K181 DJ UE headphones feature a closed back design and a sturdy 50 mm transducer, delivering enough power to withstand even the strongest PA speakers, especially for pre-fader listening. For loud working conditions, the Bass Boost will help DJs better hear low frequencies, while the headphones’ coiled cable offers freedom to move without stepping on a cable.AKG_K181DJ

“The new K181 DJ UE headphones are the result of our listening to the needs and demands of our DJ customers in the field,” said Philipp Schuster, Product Line Manager, Headphones, AKG. “In speaking with our customers, we learned that some of their priorities include freedom of movement, high power and strong low-frequency reproduction. We feel the K181 DJ UE headphones fulfill these requirements and more!”

Key Features Include:

  • Bass Boost switch to emphasize low frequencies in loud working conditions.
  • Detachable coiled cable that gives freedom to move in the DJ booth.
  • Mono/Stereo switch for optimum single ear monitoring.
  • 3D-Axis folding mechanism for easy transport and storage in record or laptop bags.
  • Lightweight construction that enables multiple mixing positions.

More information on AKG’s products can be found on www.akg.com/pro

HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures and markets premier audio, visual, infotainment and enterprise automation solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson ® and Revel®, the Company is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 17,600 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $5.9 billion during the last 12 months ended December 31, 2014.

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