Y500 Wireless



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 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.


General Specifications

Driver size 40mm
Frequency response 16Hz - 22kHz
Sensitivity 117dBSPL/V@1kHz
Maximum SPL 92dB
Microphone sensitivity@1kHz dB v/pa -42
Impedance 32 Ohm
Bluetooth transmitted power 0-4dbm
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 V4.2
Battery type Polymer li-ion battery (3.7V, 900mAh)
Charging time 2.5 hours
Music play time with BT on 33 hours
Talk time with BT on 33 hours
Weight 230g
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Spec Sheet (EN)

1 MB
  • 1 x Y500 WIRELESS
  • 1 x Spare audio cable
  • 1 x USB charging cable
  • 1 x Pouch

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Y500 Wireless is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Luv the ambient aware thing These with my note 9 and I think I fell in luv. Plus, that ambient aware feature is soooooooo cooool! Thumbs up
Date published: 2018-11-15
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Are there any controls to go to next/previous track? Long pressing on the volume switch only fast forwards/reverses (and when that happens I can only stop it by going to next/previous track on my music player. Weird)

Asked by: Rodney
We would like to work with you directly to help you with your issue. Please submit a case request at https://www.harmanaudio.com/support-contact.html and the Customer Service Team will be more than happy to assist you.
Answered by: Peter S
Date published: 2019-02-06

What is the bluetooth range of the headphones?

Asked by: johnjnr1972
Thank you for your question. We usually recommend a Bluetooth range of up to 10 meters with nothing in the way of the range blocking the signal for example a wall or a door. More than that the signal will get unstable. If you have anymore questions regarding the headphones, please contact us and one of customer service agents will be more than happy to help you. https://uk.akg.com/support-contact.html
Answered by: JuliaB
Date published: 2019-01-07

Does akg y500 supports Dolby Atmos????

Asked by: Daniel P
Yaaaaassssss!!! It so does support it. Just got mine out the box and I think I'm in luv! I recommend these!
Answered by: Papa Tony
Date published: 2018-11-16

What's the overall size of the product? thanks.

Asked by: Kool
Hi. This is a complicated question. Dimensions depend on how you fold the headphones, how you adjust the size, if the cups are laid flat or not. Please contact Harman Helpdesk for assistance. The customer service agent can then discuss with you what exact measurements we need to take. Please note that size of headphones is never specified.
Answered by: Henrik Harman
Date published: 2018-11-16

My Y5000 weeks to heb incrediby quiet and doesn’t get louder while I turn up my phone on phone or on the headphones. Is there a solution to this problem? Maximum audio level seems to not even blur out people speaking around me. Please help 

Asked by: Annaa
I had the same issue and noticed i was hitting the button that keeps it at a lower volume. There’s a small button with a tiny point and if you press it it brings the headphones back to full sound. It’s like a half mute button ;)
Answered by: Bella
Date published: 2018-11-16

Does the band go smaller than the Y50’s? The Y50’s were too big for my head. 

Asked by: Cena161194
We would like to work with you directly to help you with your issue. Please submit a case request at https://www.akg.com/support-contact.html and the Customer Service Team will be more than happy to assist you.
Answered by: Mario at Customer Service
Date published: 2018-11-04

Do these use a usb C port for charging?

Asked by: pete_blake
Hi, No, the USB charging port is micro-USB
Answered by: Kay D
Date published: 2018-10-24

Hi, what is the size/diameter of the ear pad? Is it closer in size to the smaller Y45BT or the larger Y50BT? thanks!

Asked by: Tom Audio
It should be the same as the Y50BT.
Answered by: Mario at Customer Service
Date published: 2018-10-16
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