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AKG K81 DJ vs. AKG K26P headphones

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Folks around here have recommended the AKG K81 headphones. However, I've read that they're not very comfortable...

I saw these AKG K26P headphones that are a little less expensive and might be a little more comfortable too. Any thoughts?

I listen to lots of techno and some rock and rap.

K81 -




K26P - http://www.jr.com/JRProductPage.process?Product=4173763
     
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The K81s probably provide better sound quality because they go around your ears and hence might be more comfortable. That's a really good price for them too by the way
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They were a little small when I got them, but whenever I wasn't using them I had them stretched on a small box slightly larger than how they would be on my head. After that, they're great. Awesome quality.
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Awesome - thanks for the quick replies. Reps all around!

Sounds like the K81's are the ticket then. If they're a little snug, I'll just stretch 'em out a little bit.
     
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Great bass on 'em. Great for me since a majority of the music I listen to sounds better with a slight bass tune
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Yeah I hear that they're a bassy headphone - which is cool with me since I definitely listen to bassy music.
     
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Well, you already know my recommendation. Sure, other stuff may be more analytical, these are so much fun to listen to I'd almost buy a pair for just for that.
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Yep - I went with your recommendation and ordered the K81's. I'm excited and can't wait to listen to them!
     
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post #10 of 10
I have the K26P's, AVOID THEM! They sound great with awesome bass responce. But they are uncomfortible after 2 hours. Not good.
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