Model# K490NC

K 490 NC

AKG shop   AKG   On the Go   Noise Cancelling   K 490 NC

High performance active noise cancelling headphones, ideal for traveling.

$ 249.95 each

  • AKG signature sound

    The result of more than 60 years of expertise in the field, working side by side with music professionals. Inspiring AKG sound for your ears only.

  • Active noise-cancelling

    High performance, active noise-cancelling technology.

  • Flight adapter included

    Ready for departure and fully-connected – no matter how long your flight takes.

  • Passive mode

    'No power? No problem!' thanks to the handy audio bypass cable.

  • Detachable audio cable

    Provides connectivity to the widest array of devices and equipment. Easy to replace and to store.

  • Rechargeable battery via USB

    When the battery charge is low, a quick-charge via the USB keeps you from ever running out of power.

  • 3D Foldable design

    A 3D-Axis folding mechanism provides the highest level of portability and storage.

  • Portable

    Conceived and equipped to satisfy the needs of those with on-the-go lifestyles.

"With the AKG K490 NC headphones, you can take full advantage of our active noise-cancelling technology at an affordable price. The headphones’ light weight means a comfortable fit, no matter how long you wear them. Even portability and storage are made easy with the K490 NC’s unique 3D-Axis2 folding mechanism."

Features & benefits

High-performance, active noise-canceling on-ear headphones.

The AKG K490 NC headphones feature HARMAN-exclusive noise-reduction algorithms that ensure the highest-quality noise cancellation. The headphones give you, the listener, an unsurpassed performance from all your audio.

Light weight and soft leather pads

Thanks to the K490 NCs’ soft leather ear pads, you’ll barely know that you’re wearing headphones. This feature, coupled with the headphones’ extremely light weight, is ideal for extended listening experiences.

AKG signature sound

For more than 65 years, musicians and audio engineers have relied on AKG technology within the studio for vocal performances, instrumentation, mixing, mastering and engineering. In the K490 NCs, this sought-after sound is now available for you to experience and enjoy. 

Continuous sound

Even when the K490 NCs’ built-in battery has run dry, the supplied bypass cable lets you continue to listen to your audio. You can’t do that with most other noise-cancelling headphones.

Specsheets & manuals


Audio Specifications
DriverClosed-back headphones
Frequency Response20Hz-20kHz
Maximum Input Power50 mW
Input Impedance32 ohms
Sensitivity117 dB SPL/V
Weight150 g
AKG Easy Compare
SoundSignature sound
Smartphone controlNo control option

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