I have the earlier model, the K701. According to our research, it is quite challenging to choose between AKG K701 and K702. Yup - I enjoy the sound signature -a nice change of pace from the other headphones that I have. The actual treble is slightly more subdued than the K701/K702 because of the memory foam pads. [–]RAZRr1275SFD-1>DNA Stratus>Various[S] 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children). I've used them for guitar practice before. Imaging still stays spectacular, but loses a bit of the razor precision that the headphone has on a solid state in favor of a more musical, resolving presentation. © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. I made another edit but see that you've already replied to I'll just move it here: Even with the AD900's great soundstage I prefer the soundstage of the MS-Pro which might seem weird but the thing is that even though the MS-Pro's soundstage is much, much narrower, sounds actually sound like they have more depth and that they occupy a much more 3D space and makes the AD900 sound flat and 2D in comparison. There's something very, very good about this combo. Audio Bandwidth. PS DL III>Silver Serpent ii XLR>Phonitor>K702/HD650/HF2. With the K712 pads back on the warmth found in the Annie was almost present, it's not 100% identical. 弟モデルの「k612 pro」と同時リリースされた「k712 pro」だが、位置づけ的にはプロユースの「k702」のプレミアムモデルとなる。 In fact, as I've already explained, I'm not even sure the AKGs are the best for what I'm looking. This subreddit is dedicated to a community of headphone enthusiast and newcomers. And i must say i'm not an audiophile. As far as recommendations of what to listen to these with, anything goes. I had a project sunrise ii before the Ember and it was great too. I've always loved the design of those cans. bigger. They aren't very soft but I don't find them uncomfortable. Hey reddit, Since a lot of questions have come up about the k702 lately, this is going to be a review of the AKG K702. No q701 or K7xx. For the record though, it's the best headphone and soundstaging, imaging, and detail retrieval that I've owned or listened to. [PA] Mid-Entry level audiophile headphone for music lover & gamer, [PA] Media and music listener noise cancelling headphones under 65 dollars. K712 is not a K702 with a bass boost. "AKG says that it has improved low-end performance by 3dB over their predecessors, the K702" Spec wise the magni will be fine. I dunno man, that HD800 and K702 graph is showing a nearly 10 db delta in bass and mids response. By looking at the devices you will not see much difference in their construction, as there is only a slight distinction in their design. Despite having a low-ish 62 Ohm impedance, the K712 isn’t easy to drive. Also check my blog here for previous reviews and some non review related exclusive content. Maybe google search his nick and the unit model to read his impressions. I also noticed the AKG K712 which looks really good too, it may be a bit more character than the K702 but i don't know :/ *graphCompare - HostingPics.net - H Now onto detail retrieval. Headphones - Open[PA] AKG K7XX vs AKG K712 Pro (self.HeadphoneAdvice). That's just my 2c. [–]CaptainDoubtful 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children), haha then you've probably had hundreds of hours on them. Comfort of the pads (K712 has softer memory foam, K702 'normal' and stiffer foam) and price will differ the most. Thanks for your input! Would I see a noticeable gain if I used something like the O2+ODAC with these? I just got a pair of ATH-W1000Xs and it really makes them sing. I know some purists hate anything that distorts sound but as explained before, they provide some extra musicality and can really tame the treble to make it entirely non fatiguing and less bright if that's what you're after. The K712 may have a smidgen more bass and treble detail than the K612. Regardless, I love your review. As far as what they sound like, they don't sound like an actual voice but that isn't the fault of the headphones -- it's that you can hear the production methods so well that it becomes apparent what methods were used to mic the recording and what work was (or wasn't) done to clean them up. In fact, I love them for those genres due to the fact that the soundstage and neutral presentation which is lacking on most headphones that are traditionally recommended for the genres provides a very different look at them. Was an Amazon UK Warehouse deal - item was listed as Very Good with only cosmetic damage to the box it comes in. A magni/modi should work well for an amp/dac. [–]equlix 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (1 child). The K702's are reference, open, over-ear studio headphones for precision listening, mixing and mastering. The stereo presentation is wide and dimensional. Usage: listening to music (pop/classic/rnb) and gaming (FPS/RTS/RPG), Tonal balance: prefer as close to neutral as possible with a little bass, Past gear: used a Sennheiser HD558 with inbuilt ALC1150 SupremeFX ASUS motherboard soundcard, Improvements needed: more detail, wider soundstage, comfort and less listening fatigue, [–]Roppmaster21Ω 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children), https://homestudiobasics.com/akg-k702-vs-k712-two-big-differences/, [–]Roadman6911 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). Maybe..) This is just a quick little comparison between the HD 800 and the AKG K712 Pro. As others have said - it does the twang of guitars amazingly well. Sorry but I can't give a good answer for that one. send link to the 145£ k712 pro pls. You're probably going to want a dac though as the k702s aren't forgiving to any weaknesses in the chain. A lot of questions have already been answered in the past, often comprehensively. Released earlier this year, alongside the more affordable (£149) K612 Pro, the top of the range K712 Pro are described by AKG as reference, open, over-ear headphones for precise listening, mixing and mastering. Final Remarks of AKG K701 Vs K702. Socket, AKG K702 Headphones. [–]Manny-Calavera 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (1 child), That's great. The best headphones i had were the Sennheiser PC360 (gaming headset), so i have no experience with headphones of this kind. Sound. From my fiio e9 and little dot i+ when I owned them, bass was light and subpar. Compare it to a headphone that doesn't have that and you'll see. As far as how to do that, a user has many options. The K702/701/Q701 are known to need many hours of burn in to settle in on their sound. was just wondering if they were brand new, [–]RAZRr1275SFD-1>DNA Stratus>Various[S] 2 points3 points4 points 7 years ago (0 children). I'd venture to guess yes though since the O2/ODAC has been compared to much more expensive amps/dacs and I haven't heard the same about the asus. With EQ these may be hard to distinguish from K712. For me they have just enough and how tight it is gives some of the impact that bass heavier headphones would have. I was thinking about buying the Sennheiser HD598, but for a 40 pound difference, i can pay the difference and buy the K 702 if they're better. If you made a post to /r/headphones that is in accordance with our rules as listed above, and it doesn't seem to appear on the front page, please message the moderators. I am fairly concerned their comfort and it's one of the main things putting me off trying a pair of the K7xx range. 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