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Unprecedented accuracy for studio production and live sound engineering

The culmination of almost 70 years of expertise, the AKG K872 master reference closed-back headphones provide unprecedented accuracy and comfort in production and live sound engineering environments. Custom 53mm drivers with 1.5 Tesla magnet systems deliver exceptional headroom for precise imaging, deep low frequencies and extended dynamic range. The optimized closed-back design ensures excellent isolation during tracking, mixing and mastering sessions. The open-mesh headband and 3D-shaped slow-retention foam earcups create a personalized fit for remarkable comfort during long sessions. Created with meticulous attention to every design element and component, the K872 is the new benchmark for headphone performance.


Optimized closed-back design with 53mm transducers for greatest-in-class headroom and dynamic range
1.5 Tesla magnet system for exceptionally accurate imaging and authoritative low-frequency performance
Two-layer voice coil for superior extended 5 Hz - 54 kHz frequency range
Open-mesh headband for remarkable comfort and light weight
3D-shaped slow-retention ear pads for personalized fit
Sound-sealing pad profile for excellent isolation
Slim, durable, removable cable with precision LEMO connector
Robust design incorporating precision metal parts
Demanding test regimen ensures reliable operation in the studio and on the road

Find out more about the closed-back headphone design here


Headphone type closed-back
Max. Input Power 300 mW
Audio frequency bandwidth 5 to 54000 Hz
Sensitivity headphones 112 dB SPL/V
Rated Impedance 36 Ohms
Cable Detachable 3m cable
Earpads Replaceable yes
Audio Interface 3-pin gold male stereo plug - 3.5mm (1/8-inch) with 6.3 mm (1/4") screw-on adapter
Net Weight 390 g