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AKG K 518

alaTest has collected and analyzed 98 reviews of AKG K 518. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People really like the price and reliability. The size and durability also get good reviews. There are some mixed views about the portability. Some have doubts about the comfort.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the AKG K 518 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 user reviews of AKG K 518 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones on People are impressed by the bass quality and design. The price and durability are also mentioned favorably. Reviews are divided on the portability. There are some critical reviews about the size and reliability.

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86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: AKG Acoustics K518 Closed Back DJ Headphones - Black

Nov, 2015

Product Specifications

With its powerful sound, perfect screening and patented 3D axis capsule rotating mechanism, the K 518DJ will not just impress DJs. It produces a rich sound even on portable MP3 players - and it folds up small enough to fit in any pocket. Here's something really special: now you can choose your own K 518. The tried-and-tested DJ headphones are now available in a limited edition in a variety of fashionable colors.

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Ear-cup
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:16 - 24000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Recommended Use:PC multimedia / Portable audio system/Professional audio system

Dimensions & Weight



Manufacturer:Harman International Industries
Model:K 518 LE
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:AKG

Remote Control

Type: None