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N60 NC


First class Noise Cancelling headphones fine-tuned for travelling

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Get in tune with your music while shutting out the world

Hear no evil. The AKG N60NC headphones deliver Grammy award-winning AKG superior sound while also utilizing best in class active noise cancelling to minimize the disruptive sounds encountered on everything from planes to trains. This newest member of the Flight line-up will rock your world continuously with up to 30 hours of battery life. And if immersing yourself in your music for a long period of time is the goal, the N60NC can still be used in passive mode after the battery dies out. Accented with premium material such as aluminum, memory foam and leather, this unparalleled listening experience comes magnificently packaged in elegantly crafted lightweight headphones that provide both viewing and listening pleasure. In addition, this ultra premium audio offering comes complete with first-class features like an exclusive 3D-Axis folding mechanism, a fully-accessorized travel package, a one button universal remote/mic cable and a USB charging cable.

What's in the box?

  • 1 pair of AKG N60 headphones
  • Carrying pouch
  • Flight adaptor
  • USB charging cable
  • 3.5 mm detachable cable with universal mic/remote

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A clear, word-class acoustic signature with a warm bass response that will take your musical enjoyment and appreciation to new levels.

Reduces ambient noise especially when travelling to create a perfect sound environment where you can be alone with your music and yourself.

Designed for convenient transport and storage thanks to the 3D folding mechanism and the carrying case, you can get up and go with your music at the drop of a high hat.

Thanks to the 30 hours battery life and the convenient USB charging cable, the N60NC can be enjoyed all the way (and back).

32 ohms
Max input power
150g (5.3 oz)
Cable length
3.5mm (1/8") stereo mini-jack
Frequency Response
10Hz – 22kHz
123dB SPL/V@1kHz
3.5mm (1/8") stereo mini-jack

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N60 NC is rated NaN out of 5 by 12.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Makes the train ride bearable I got these for Christmas after dropping a strong hint. I've been a long time fan of AKG having used their studio headphones for over 20 years. I was not disappointed. Deep bass, wonderful noise cancelling, and compact size. I only wish they were Bluetooth capable. However I think I can fix that with a third party adapter. Get a pair, you wont be disappointed.
Date published: 2017-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Für Reisen mein Lieblingshörer Gute Rauschunterdrückung und guter Klang. Dazu ein handliches Gerät. Gut: der Adapter für den Flieger ist schon dabei, ebenso eine praktische Tasche. Mein Wunsch wären optional Kabel mit glatter Isolierung. Die rauen Kabel bleiben leider öfter am Bart hängen.
Date published: 2016-12-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Most amazing headphones I've ever owned! I am blown away by the sound quality these headphones produce, and the noise cancellation is excellent and an added bonus. I have yet to have a friend try them out and not go out and buy their own pair. Simply amazing in quality, design and comfort!
Date published: 2016-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic sound, great feel. I bought these a few days ago after being disappointed with a pair of Bose QC35s. The shop I used (Superfi in Nottingham) suggested the AKGs and offered me a trial. Immediately they felt and sounded great. The headphones themselves feel so well engineered and the sound is fantastic, noise cancellation was really effective (used them for real on a train journey to London this week) and all capped off with a rechargeable battery. I was initially put off by the on ear format but have no concerns at all now with the performance they deliver.
Date published: 2016-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from
Date published: 2016-07-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beste NoiseCancelling-Technik Eine wirklich gute Rauschunterdrückung, habe sie mit dem Bose verglichen und der AKG macht eindeutig einen besseren Job. Absolut entspannter sitz, leichtbau, sehr komfortabel und die Soundqualität ist der Hammer!!!
Date published: 2016-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Impressive noise cancelling and sound quality So impressed with these headphones! Noise cancelling technology is awesome, really keeps out a lot of outside noise. The sound quality is excellent, very crisp. Also, they're super comfortable. By far my favorite pair of headphones and for the price compared to other NC headphones out there, these are a great buy. Only wish they had added volume control on in-line remote, does have call button but volume control would have been nice to have. Other than that, highly recommend!
Date published: 2016-05-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Made travelling so much more enjoyable I've been really impressed with these. Noise cancelling v effective, great sound quality, light for travel. Look good to boot (as a petite female I appreciate the smaller cans!). Only complaint is I find the way they pack in on themselves scratches the cans so even after only a few weeks they look worn (but it's only superficial)
Date published: 2017-02-17
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Hoe kan ik mijn hoofdtelefoon opladen als ik op vakantie ben en mijn computer niet bij me heb? Is er een USB oplader te koop voor in het stopcontact?

Asked by: Dtorres
Hi, Je kan elke USB oplader ( bijvoorbeeld van een mobiele telefoon ) gebruiken om de N60NC op te laden. Anders zijn er USB opladers te koop in vrijwel elke elektronica winkel, voor een paar euro
Answered by: Kay D
Date published: 2017-02-07

Is there wireless microphone functionality?

Asked by: Jaap
Hi Jaap, The AKG N60NC does not have a built-in microphone If you require further assistance, please contact our Customer Service department, and we'll gladly help you there
Answered by: Kay D
Date published: 2017-02-14

I'm confused by the LED indicator light. It didn't light up when I switched the NC on I assumed it needed charging. I read that the LED should go red when plugged in to charge, but instead it's a (steady) green. Is the LED wrong/broken?

Asked by: emilyg
Hi, When you have NC turned off, you will see no LED. When you connect the USB power cable, with NC turned off, you should see the "red" led light up, indicating it's charging. When you connect your headphones to a source device and switch on Noise Cancelling, the green led should light up. If this is not the behavior your AKG N60NC is showing, it may indicate a defect. In that case, please contact our Customer Service Department
Answered by: Kay D
Date published: 2017-01-18

how do I replace the charging cord (left on an airplane)

Asked by: lambcfp
This is a real weakness. Is there anything I can buy at an airport that can replace this charger? Would any 3.5 jack to USB cable work to charge it? I know there is a basket of these tiny little cables in every airport lost and found there is!
Answered by: CDys
Date published: 2017-02-02

Are these headphones wireless?

Asked by: Joey
No, the N60NC is a wired headphone that uses a 3.5mm detachable cable with universal mic/remote.
Answered by: Memen at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-01-27

How do I increase and decrease volume through the headphones? Thanks

Asked by: DrSteve
The N60NC doesn’t have a volume control on headphones nor on audio cable. You can adjust the volume from the source (i.e. phone, laptop etc) instead.
Answered by: Erik at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-01-11

Is it possible to use the active noise cancellation even when not listening to music, to reduce unwanted background noise?

Asked by: Peter
Hi. Yes, you can use the headphones as purely noise cancelling devices, with no music playing.
Answered by: Henrik Harman
Date published: 2016-12-12

Does the battery charge while listening on a computer? I ask because after at least 20 hours listening, when I plug in the charger the light stays off, which I believe indicates a full charge. Either that, or maybe the once used charging cable is broken..

Asked by: NickA
Hi. You cannot listen to music while charging the N60NC, because there is only one plug for both audio and charging. So, if you listen with the noise cancelling system activated, you will use power from the battery, and listening to music from your computer will not charge the battery. Only by connecting the charging cable to a USB socket will charging take place. It is true that if you use the charging cable, and insert it into a power source that you know is active, if the light does not come on, either the battery is full, or charging does not take place, either because the cable is broken, or no power is coming from the USB socket.
Answered by: Henrik Harman
Date published: 2016-11-21
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