AKG K550

88
Global
Score
88

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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TrustedReviews says:

The claim that the AKG K550 are closed headphones that sound like open ones is right on the money. If wonderfully open and wide sound is among your top priorities, you won’t find a better closed pair at the price for the job.
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Scores

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Breakdown

Durability
8.7
Design and form factor
8.0
Sound quality
8.5
Noise isolation
8.0
Comfort
8.0
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Specs

K550

Type
Over-ear
Channels
Stereo
Drivers per ear
1
Inline controls
no
Noise isolation
yes
Active noise cancellation
no
Connections
3.5mm stereo, 6.25mm stereo
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Specs

K550

Type
Over-ear
Channels
Stereo
Drivers per ear
1
Inline controls
no
Noise isolation
yes
Active noise cancellation
no
Connections
3.5mm stereo, 6.25mm stereo
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