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Altec Lansing AHP 512

Altec Lansing AHP 512
alaScore 71

31 reviews

Feb, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 reviews of Altec Lansing AHP 512. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviews about the size and comfort are overall positive. The price and sound are also mentioned favorably.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Altec Lansing AHP 512 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Altec Lansing AHP 512 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Reviews about the bass quality and treble quality are generally positive. The comfort and noise isolation also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the usability. Opinions are divided on the durability.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Altec Lansing AHP512 Closed Ear-Cup Stereo Headphones - 40 mm Neodymium Drivers - 3.5 mm PlugAltec Lansing (AHP512I) Superior quality audio reproduction. Closed ear-cup headphone design improvStereo Closed Ear-cup HEADPHONE40MM Neodymium Drivers 3.5MM Plug

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: Ameya Dalvi (

Altec Lansing AHP-512 Headphones


A few weeks back we reviewed the Altec Lansing AHS-602 SRS headset. Today, we have the AHP-512 headphones

Jul, 2004

Consumer review by: Kurd (

ALTEC LANSING AHP-512 3.5mm Connector Stereo - Closed Ear-Cup - Studio Headphones


Now i have found out how to fix the issue of being tight on your ear. it is elastic you can shape it to whatever is comfortable, for you

Sep, 2005

Consumer review by: N/A (

Pressed ears?


I've heard of pressed flowers but never pressed ears until the boys and I all tried these headphones. Don't buy them, the design isn't ergromic at all :), After 5 mins your ears become uncomfortable and it only gets worse the longer you keep them on....

Sep, 2005

Consumer review by: N/A (



They have great sound, they came fast from Newegg but two things they have an unusual bend in the headband and the earcups are too small unless you're a kid, after a short time they become uncomfortable, oh and I have a headphone operators license so I...

Sep, 2005

Consumer review by: BØØST (

Great Headphones


They work great as long as you have them on your head correctly. If you aren't on your head correctly, then that's operator error. There's no reason to downrate them because of operator error. Great product!

Aug, 2005

Consumer review by: bladeguy4543 (

ALTEC LANSING AHP-512 3.5mm Connector Stereo - Closed Ear-Cup - Studio Headphones


works awesome, HUGE bass, have had for about a month, no problems, no drivers to install, great deal.

Jun, 2005

Consumer review by: N/A (

ALTEC LANSING AHP-512 3.5mm Connector Stereo - Closed Ear-Cup - Studio Headphones


The best headphones you can get for the money. I got these to listen to music with, but now use them to play CS. They're much better than the cheap speakers that I used before.

Jun, 2005

Consumer review by: Timmy (

I should have done this sooner.


As one of the final pieces of my new computer, I finally ditched my old headphones. I COULD have gotten speakers, but. I prefer the privacy and clarity of headphones. The cups cut off some ambient noise. And then I popped in my RAMMS+EIN DVD. ..."So...

Mar, 2005

Consumer review by: N/A (

Satisfied customer


These headphones are unbelievable!!! and for only 20$ well... they do cost 40 at best buy. I was just listening to some music and I wasnt sure that even had headphones on for a second. I thought it was my 150 watt stereo! Ordered monday afternoon and...

Feb, 2005

Consumer review by: Jack (



I love the design of these headphones especially the padded leather headband and adjsustable earpieces. Sound quality is really good for all type of music genres especially rap. Games sound good too. The only problem is that these heaphones don't do a...

Feb, 2005

Product Specifications

For superb sound, rugged durability and comfort, you can't beat Altec Lansing headphones. Just plug them in to your portable stereo, CD or MP3 player and other devices for vivid stereo sound - no matter where work or play takes you. With three styles to choose from, you can get the headphones that fit your lifestyle. And when it comes to comfort, these headphones are second to none - so you can wear them every day. PRODUCT FEATURES: Superior quality audio reproduction; Closed ear-cup headphone design improves clarity and minimizes ambient sounds; High Performance 40mm neodymium drivers deliver a wide frequency response and bass you can feel! Handy in-line volume control regulates audio level; Adjustable deluxe padded headband and leatherette ear pads for long lasting comfort.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Ear-cup
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:20 - 20000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Recommended Use:Portable audio system


Manufacturer:Altec Lansing Technologies
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Altec Lansing AHP

Remote Control

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