AKG Acoustics introduced its new K 101 high-performance headphonesat AES. The K 101 is an open-back headphone that delivers realhigh-fidelity sound quality with clean, modern European styling andAKG’s patented comfort features.
The K 101 is a lightweight headphone with heavyweight sound due toits new computer-optimized MX20 transducer design. The K 101 has a wide18 to 22,000Hz frequency response for an accurate, yet punchy sound.The K 101 features high 101dB sensitivity and low 19-ohm impedance,ensuring compatibility with any low-output audio device, includingportable CD players, MP3 players and notebook computers. The K 101weighs 5.6 ounces, making it ideal for use in portable applications.The K 101 headphones have AKG's comfort-fit features, including aself-adjusting leather headband that provides automatic adjustment tothe user’s head for maximum comfort. The leatherette ear pads areeasy to remove for cleaning. Other features include a single-sided,oxygen-free copper input cable with gold-plated 1/4-inch plug andscrew-on 1-inch adaptor for plug compatibility.