K702 is detachable cable version of AKG's fair decade old K701, aimed at highly analytical sound with big soundstage and neutral bass. Are you looking for just open cans? To my surprise the new one sounds incredibly harsh with an overexaggerated peak at around 4-5Khz, it's literally impossible to enjoy any … For an affordable headphones, AKG K701 and Beyerdynamic DT 1770 Pro are two comparable choices. They are almost identical in every aspect, except for a few things: They each have a slightly different design and aesthetic. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. 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