Author Topic: New pads for AKG271 mkii, now super comfy!  (Read 250 times)

Offline pandaattack

New pads for AKG271 mkii, now super comfy!
« on: August 07, 2018, 02:23:16 PM »
I bought some upgrade pads for my AKG271 mkii awhile ago from Amazon, it was stuck at customs forever though.  :angrywife:

They came through yesterday and I am super happy. The old pads got stiff and had little play/squishyness left in them, age I presume?

The ones I got was the "Memory Foam XL Round Brainwavz pleather" pads:

They are SUPER comfortable. I have been wearing them all day with no fatigue whatsoever, fits my head like a glove! As to the sound, the soundstage seems wider, I think this is cause the actual drivers are further away from my ears now. Isolation is much better, with little no sound leaking, which is ideal for my office environment. I can definitely hear more low end than previously, seems to be more prominent. I lack the required jargon to properly explain what my ears are hearing.

Here they are on the headsets: