AKG K872

AKG K872

AKG K872

AKG K872

Master Reference Closed-Back Studio Headphones

SKU: AKG-3458X00050
MSRP: $2,255.67
MAP: $1,819.00


The new benchmark for performance

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

  • Specifications

    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
    Detachable cable yes
    Cable Length 3 m
    Earpads replaceable yes
    Foldable no
    Audio Interface
    TypeStereo plug – 3.5mm (1/8-inch) with 6.3 mm (1/4”) screw-on adapter
    Interface finishGold
    Dimensions / Weight
    Net Weight390 g