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Mc shepa's review - AKG K 121 STUDIO

* How long have you been using the product?
I've used them twice.

Did you try any other models before buying this one?
Yeah, a couple, at some friends', etc.

Which feature do you like the most / the least?
What I like best is the comfort.
Everything else I don't like. The sound is awfully aggressive. I am more than disappointed. I thought that if I got AKG, which seems to be a good brand, and paid $85 bucks I would have a more or less convincing product, but that's not the case. I haven't been able to listen to them more than a couple of minutes without suffering. The high end is too extreme. Really bizarre. The sound seems super well-defined, except for the highs. I tried to use EQ and bring up the low end, but it didn't work, it's awful.... It's sickening.
How would you rate the product's value for money?
The what?

Based on your experience, would you buy this product again? ...
Oh, no! Definitely not. I was really happy when I got these cans. But the disappointment was huge. I sent them back to Thomann... And then I got a second disappointment: The shipping costs aren't refunded in case you are not satisfied with the product. I nevertheless sent them the bill and we'll see what happens. But then again it's only $16 down the toilet...

Next time I'll follow my friend Jo's advice and go to a local store to try them out before ordering them online.
In short, don't buy these cans!! Unless you are into masochism.

I give them one point because they are really comfortable.