Additional InformationYou demand quality sound performance when it comes to your music. It defines who you are. With the release of AKG Y 40s, the advantage is yours – a mini, on-ear headphone offering enhanced sound quality in a smaller package while enhancing your needs for multi-tasking by reinforcing your needs for portability, functionality and overall styling. From its fold-down, 3D-Axis capacity for travel to its smart, inventive design and surprising levels of comfort, AKG Y 40s take you to the next level. While dual, 40mm drivers provide award-winning sound, this smartphone-compatible traveler conveniently adds a 1-button remote/mic and a fit which encourages all-day listening. And if it sounds AKG, it also looks AKG with its 3-color options and distinctive branded finish – making a powerful statement that’s bound to turn more heads than yours.
You demand quality sound performance when it comes to your music. It defines who you are. With the release of AKG Y40s, the advantage is yours – a mini, on-ear headphone offering enhanced sound quality in a smaller package while enhancing your needs for multi-tasking by reinforcing your needs for portability, functionality and overall styling. From its fold-down, 3D-Axis capacity for travel to its smart, inventive design and surprising levels of comfort, AKG Y40s take you to the next level. While dual, 40mm drivers provide award-winning sound, this smartphone-compatible traveler conveniently adds a 1-button remote/mic and a fit which encourages all-day listening. And if it sounds AKG, it also looks AKG with its 3-color options and distinctive branded finish – making a powerful statement that’s bound to turn more heads than yours.
At a Glance:
High-performance foldable headphones with in-line universal mic/remote
High level built quality
AKG signature sound
Easy storage and safe transportation
What's in the box:
1 pair of AKG Y 40, on-ear headphones
Detachable audio cable with universal one-button remote/microphone
Soft travel pouch
- High-performance foldable headphones with in-line universal mic/remote
- AKG Y40s’ smaller, lightweight design, premium headband and pliable ear-pads define a comfortable fit.
- High level built quality
- AKG Y40s enjoy the same built-in durability and rugged design that has kept AKG in the forefront of professional recording expertise for more than 65 years. From an emphasis on quality materials to innovations such as their fold-flat mechanism for ease of travel, AKG Y40s are built to last, designed to satisfy.
- AKG signature sound
- AKG’s closed-back design results in the reduction of ambient noise and an enhanced ability to provide stronger bass frequencies than their counterparts.
- Easy storage and safe transportation
- Always at-hand when you need them, their fold-flat design keep them neatly housed in a soft travel case – ready as required.
Manuals & Downloads:
- High-performance, on-ear headphones
- On-ear headphones
- Frequency range
- 16Hz to 22kHz
- 120dB SPL/V
- Input impedance
- 32 ohms
- Maximum input power
- 100 mW
- Net weight (without cable)
- One-button remote, 1.2m, detachable cable
- Main connection
- Jack plug 3.5mm
- Speaker Frequency Response
- 16 Hz to 22 kHz
- Speaker Sensitivity
- 120 dB SPL/V
- Speaker Weight (kg)
- 133 g
Control and Connection Specifications:
- Jack plug 3.5 mm
Y40 is rated out of 5 by 7.
Rated 1 out of 5 by Toma from Headphones are falling apart! Hi, I have been using AKG Y40 for almost 2 years only in the office and they are falling apart (see photo). The frame is durable and can fold easily as the ear pads just fall away. Price to quality rate is definitely not worth the purchase as now I need to look for another ones. Toma
Date published: 2017-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by vberkut from @Toma or anyone else with earpad problem! Another happy Y40 owner here. Since I cant reply to Toma, I hope for your understanding. I can confirm the earpad falling apart, in my case it happened approximately 1 year on both sides. However, I found solution that works perfectly. Just a standard superglue (acrylat) repairs them very fast and very very reliable. Because it seems that the factory glue is pretty bad (luckily, this is the only weak point in whole Y40), you might be even better slowly tearing apart the pads before they fall off, that is - break and repair them in advance. But when I say "tear apart", I mean that you should pull them really slowly so that they come off clearly and nothing is actually torn, of course. I glued them like this - looked where exactly original glue was and how they were connected together, applied a drop along the line to one part, held another part against it for few seconds; then I continued with a step of 1 cm from each drop. After the base carcass held, I glued the places inbetween - and the pads hold absolutely fantastic now. Also, I have purchased 2.5mm to 3.5mm male-female adapter + 3.5 to 3.5 male-male extension cable in addition, which saves me the trouble of broken original cable, which I don't use.
Date published: 2018-07-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by Doron from Falling off my head I bought the pair for the excellent build and super portability. Audio quality is good, i like the bass BUT, when i lean over, even just a little bit, they are falling/sliding off my head and so i have to re-place them on my head every 2-3 minutes. Irritating!
Date published: 2016-09-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by Spectrum Investigator from Bass frequencies +1 Not confortable to the ear but the frequency rate is enough for high quality flacc's. Not important for common person, but as a dj i would assume these frequencies would be necessary to expand to the spectrum of the sound. I would recommend to test before buing as it damps the higher frequencies. Materials could have been more higher quality as it fights in the mid range category of headphones.
Date published: 2017-10-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mack2016 from Very High Quality Not only do these headphones look super cool, but the build quality is excellent and the sound is absolutely amazing.
Date published: 2016-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by Pitt from Als Weihnachtsgeschenk gekauft und der Beschenkte ist voll begeistert
Date published: 2017-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by Kimmie from Headphone The sound is fantastic!! Love love love these headphones!!!
Date published: 2017-02-23
do they have a Bluetooth feature?
The Y40 is not a Bluetooth-equipped headphones. Y45BT is the wireless version of this model.
Date published: 2017-04-14
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