High-resolution in-ear headphones with customizable sound.

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Product Specifications

20 ohm
115dB SPL/V @1kHz
Frequency response
22 g
MAX input power

A superb sound experience you can make your own

Combining High-Resolution audio and a hybrid acoustic solution of dynamic + balanced armature drivers, the N40 in-ear headphones replicate the sound quality musicians and engineers were working with in the studio: clear, superior quality sound with a warm bass response, that is the epitome of pure sound enjoyment. Sound that is customizable thanks to three tuning filters that enable bass, mid or high frequencies to be modulated directly into your ear according to your personal preference. This ultra premium audio offering also provides listeners with a fully accessorized travel package, 2 tangle-free and easily detachable cables and soft, rounded ear tips that were crafted to follow the ear’s anatomy. Elegantly accented with premium materials and a sleek black and silver color combination, the AKG N40 headphones provide a pristine sound experience you won’t soon forget.

A clear, world-class acoustic signature with a warm bass response that will take your musical enjoyment and appreciation to new levels.
N40 features a hybrid driver system that includes a Knowles® balanced armature and dynamic driver. The carefully selected combination of both drivers allows you to enjoy High-Resolution audio content from your music devices, just as musicians and engineers intended it when working in the studio.
Allows for bass, mid or high frequencies to be modulated directly into the ear according to your personal preference.
A stylish carrying case holds the flight adaptor as well as the mic and remote cable for unparalleled ease of use on-the-go. To complete the package, a cleaning tool, a straight cable and 3 replaceable ear sleeves.
Made of stainless steel for durability, soft rubber for the maximum comfort and provided with 2 tangle-free detachable cables for hassle-free convenience these in-ear headphones are an experience, beyond the sound.
Closely follows the ear’s natural anatomy for a comfort fit and increased listening pleasure.

FAQs & How-Tos

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  • This headphone does not support aptX, aptX HD, aptX Low Latency audio codecs.
  • Yes, the cords on the new N40 are detachable. You can remove the cords from the top of the stainless steel earbud housing. Please make sure that you attach the left cord to the left ear plug and the right cord to the right earbud. You will see a red dot indicator for Right and and blue dot indicator for Left on the cable. There are two detachable cables provided. One detachable straight cable and one detachable 3 button microphone cable.
  • Yes, the N40 is equipped with three different sound filters to provide you with personalized sound tuning capabilities. The sound filter options are bass boost, reference sound and high boost.
  • If you are experiencing issues getting the app to communicate with your headphones, (assuming you have already paired the headphones with the device) go into the communication apps audio settings. You will likely find the resolution there. You may have to set your headphones as the ‘communication device’ within the app you are using.

  • The N40 comes with 4 sizes in the packaging. (XS, S, M, L)
  • No, this is not possible. Even though the MMCX (micro-miniature coaxial) connectors seem identical, they are not the same dimensions.
  • No, N40 is not wireless. It has a cable with 3.5mm stereo jack. 3-pole jack on the straight cable, 4-pole jack on the remote cable. Airplane adapter is included. Cable length is 112cm excluding the jack and the ear loops.
  • This product does not feature an IPX rating and is not waterproof. Over exposure to water or moisture can result in irreversible damage to this unit.

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