AKG By TIËSTO Headphones Earn Coveted Red Dot

July 1, 2013 by Mobile Beat

Introduced in 2012, HARMAN’s AKGby- TIËSTO headphones have taken the DJ market by storm. The collaboration between AKG and world-famous DJ and producer brought the popular artist into the design stages of the headphones to specifically map out his perfect piece for heavy-duty performance. With the artist’s input and stamp of approval, the full line of TIËSTO headphones recently earned the internationally acclaimed Red Dot label recognition for product design in 2013.mb150_015

The Red Dot symbol is awarded to the finest in technology, products from companies that accentuate excellent design and long-term quality.

“The Red Dot recognition for our best-selling AKG-by-TIËSTO headphones underscores the decades of quality and reliability producers, DJs and music enthusiasts expect from our legendary products,” stated Thomas Stubics, Product Marketing Manager, AKG. “Red Dot is synonymous with leading products in numerous industries and to have the AKG-by-TIËSTO headphones marked with its symbol validates our position that our world-class, multi-purpose headphones provide an all-encompassing quality for the music industry.”

K267 TIËSTO offers an over-ear, closed-back design, with an oversized low resonance driver, providing a higher SPL, while still maintaining a matched low frequency bass response. Its user-adjustable bass boost keeps sound neutral or maximizes deeper sub-bass frequencies when prompted. With high-quality materials and superior workmanship, K267’s sound quality raises the bar for the professional DJ with the best performance without compromise. K267’s Dual Plug-In feature allows the user to attach the cable to either side for maximum comfort. In addition, each set boasts 3D-Axis folding mechanisms for optimum fitting and flat storage.

K167 TIËSTO is an over-ear, closed- back design for high comfort and maximum noise rejection. Suitable for multiple applications, from the stage to the studio, DJs and music enthusiasts will enjoy the stunning design and impressive sound quality, even in loud environments. Its 40mm driver allows for higher sound pressure levels, while its roadworthy design provides maximum reliability. K67 TIËSTO’s on-ear design is ideal for the perfect sound on the go. They are designed for a wide range of applications from live sound to studio work. The compact design delivers convincing and powerful sound wherever necessary, even outdoors.

For more information about AKG, go to www.akg.com and for more on the reddot design award, check out en.reddot. org.

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