Wireless on-ear headphones
Getting started with your Y500 Wireless
Documents & Downloads
- Driver size
- Frequency response
- 16Hz - 22kHz
- Maximum SPL
- Microphone sensitivity@1kHz dB v/pa
- 32 Ohm
- Bluetooth transmitted power
- Bluetooth transmitted modulation
- GFSK, π/4DQPSK, 8DPSK
- Bluetooth frequency
- 2.402GHz - 2.48GHz
- Bluetooth profiles
- HFP V1.6, A2DP V1.3, AVRCP V1.5
- Bluetooth version
- Battery type
- Polymer li-ion battery (3.7V, 900mAh)
- Charging time
- 2.5 hours
- Music play time with BT on
- Up to 33 hours
- Talk time with BT on
- Up to 33 hours
Awake your inspiration.
With its award-winning signature sound, high-quality streaming capabilities, built for durability with the finest materials and thanks to the AAC codec support, the AKG Y500 Wireless headphones deliver inspiration in the form of amazing audio. With a soft-touch headband and memory foam ear cups for comfort and aluminum highlights for durability, the Y500 Wireless also features Ambient Aware technology that lets you listen to your music while being aware of your surroundings, so that you can keep your inspiration flowing. And with up to 33-hours of battery life, a detachable cable with 1-button universal mic/remote for hands free calling as well as an auto play/pause function and multi-point connectivity, the AKG Y500 Wireless headphones will help elevate your artistry to new heights.
FAQs & How-Tos
In order to activate the Ambient Awareness, press the AA button which is located under the power button on the RIGHT ear cup. A confirmation sound is heard and the ambient microphones are being switched on. The volume of the music will decrease and the sounds of the outside environment will increase so you can hear what goes on around you. When Ambient Aware is activated, the Blue LED on the power button will switch to a White LED light.Was this helpful? Thank you for your feedback!
The Y500 headphones do not support Apt-X audio codec. However, they do support AAC audio codec.Was this helpful? Thank you for your feedback!
The Y500 features the speed charge (5 min charging time = 1 Hour Playtime) In order to charge the headphones, use the micro USB charger that is included in the packaging. The charging port is located at the bottom of the RIGHT ear cup. Once the headphones are charging, you will see a solid red light next to the port. Once the headphones are fully charged, the red light indicator will turn off. Please Note: You cannot use the headphones via BT while they are charging. However, you can use the headphones via audio cable while charging.Was this helpful? Thank you for your feedback!
In order to power on and pair the Y500, make sure that the device you are attempting to connect to has the BT on and is in search mode. Move the ON/OFF button from its OFF position to its ON position, which is the middle of the cutout located on the RIGHT ear cup. It will remain there, and the headphones are now ON. The blue LED will start blinking, indicating that Bluetooth pairing is possible. If you need to reset the BT pairing, move the ON/OFF button against the spring load button to the opposite position of the OFF position, and keep it there for 4- 5 seconds. Now the BT system is reset, and new pairing is possible. Please Note: The Y500 features Multi-point Connectivity which allows you to switch from two different devices.Was this helpful? Thank you for your feedback!
In order to skip the tracks on the Y500 headphones, slide and hold Volume Up (to skip forward) or Volume Down (to skip backwards) for 3 seconds. These buttons are located on the LEFT ear cup.Was this helpful? Thank you for your feedback!