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.
High performance, active noise-cancelling technology.
Ready for departure and fully-connected – no matter how long your flight takes.
'No power? No problem!' thanks to the handy audio bypass cable.
Provides connectivity to the widest array of devices and equipment. Easy to replace and to store.
When the battery charge is low, a quick-charge via the USB keeps you from ever running out of power.
A 3D-Axis folding mechanism provides the highest level of portability and storage.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.