The AKG K550 is a high-performance closed-back reference class headphone.
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Pro Neutral sound signature
Bass, mids, and treble are very well balanced.
The sound representation is accurate and not coloured.
Pro Good build quality
Pro They compete with headphones many price classes above them
Many people prefer these headphones to giants in the market like the Sehneiser HD 600, HD 650, HD800, Beyerdynamic P70 or even the T1.
Pro Sound isolation
Pro Spacial representation
They have a spacial representation unheard of before in closed back headphones.
Pro Bass extension
These headphones extend the sound reproduction to frequencies lower than most
Con Large and heavy
Some people find them a little heavy.
Con Hard wired cable
Could be detachable.