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Y50BT

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On-ear Bluetooth headphones

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Looking for the proper cans to complement your style all while enabling you to freely create? Introducing the AKG Y50BT headphones. Bluetooth enabled for seamless connectivity and capable of more than 20 hours of battery lifefor spontaneous acts of artistry,the AKG Y50BTs feature 40mm drivers for balanced powerful soundand the same sound quality of the Y50, which was awarded with theWhat Hi-Fi’s product of the Year award. But it doesn’t stop there - equal to their audio excellence is their appearance. With three bold colors and surfaces specially coated for a hybrid matte glossy look, the AKG Y50BT bring the soundand look good while doing it.

Item# Y50BTSLV

General Specifications

Frequency range 20-20kHz
MAX input power 50mW
Impedance 32ohms
Cable length 1.2m detachable audio cable
Connection Jack 3.5mm

Audio Specifications

Sensitivity 113dB SPL/V
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  • AKG Y50BT on-Ear Headphones
  • By-pass 1.2 m Detachable cable
  • Micro USB charging cable
  • Carrying Pouch (see Y50)

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Y50BT is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 32.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really good sound, quick bluetooth sync I have to say, for the price point the AKG Y50BT are a really good set of cans. Pairs up quickly on bluetooth, sound is really good, not much leakage and the ear sponges are a comfortable fit. Battery lasts for a long time. I use them for my weekly flights. Highly recommend them, well worth it.
Date published: 2017-12-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Update from last 2 star review I dont know how to update my old review (The 2 star review) got help from my local dealer and he exchange the my defected cable for a new one. so, im writing a new one instead anyway this headphone is great in every aspect. -They didnt advertise it has noise isolation but i cant here what ppl are talking about when i put it on. -sound great and vocal , guitar (i can hear each individual string of guitar sound in some songs) and it also works well for asmr. -and the battery life is really really long I bought it for a month and i've only charged it 5 times There is also a small flaw in the design i wanna point out: -sometime when I fold the headphone.The edge touch each other and bluetooth button gets push and turn on the bluetooth accidentally.
Date published: 2017-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AKG Y50BT review I'm a fussy britches and struggle to give top marks for anything unless it is truly deserved - truth be told i'd give these headphones a 4.5 if possible but they are certainly close to perfect! My only gripe is that when folded the ear cans can easily rub together which eventually will lead to marks/scratches, and the folded size isn't particularly compact. Otherwise, the sound quality is superb at the price point - neutral leaning towards warm, and very impressive for a bluetooth connection. Style is on point and comfort levels are high, I regularly wear them for 4-6 hours a day and experience minimal heat build-up. Connection to sources is easy and the battery life is pretty much class leading. My previous headphones of choice were AKG K451s which served me proudly for several years of high usage, and whilst more convenient for carrying around - I am now sold on the wireless feature of the 50BTs and have earned AKG several additional sales through recommendation! I seriously doubt you'll be disappointed in these fine headphones, particularly at this pricepoint.
Date published: 2017-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great headphones! I received these headphones when I pre-orded my S8+ ... I use them almost ever day! I use them while I sit at my desk at work, I use them while I workout, I use them while I do yard work and I use them while I eat green eggs and ham. Honestly though I love these headphones and never thought I would be an over the ear headphone guy but after using these I will not go back. The battery life is remarkable and feel like I am cheating the system because the battery last so long! On to the important thing... Sound.. The sound quality is excellent not top of the line studio quality but for headphones that you can basically use for anything and everything they have fabulous sound. Next set of headphones will most certainly be AKG.
Date published: 2017-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent portability and sound Just got it and I'm already impressed. Sound and portability are top notch, though I wish I new how to increase the volume for the microphone. Bluetooth works like a charm with my iPhone and my Macbook. Now importantly for me, I can wear it for extended periods without getting ear fatigue. Well done! Got it on eBay really cheap so I won in all aspects. My only privileged hmm is that the manuals are kinda skimpy and as I said, the microphone volume is too low and I don't know how to increase it. Thank you none the less!
Date published: 2017-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Marvelous ! I want to let everyone know that I was not able to turn on the bluetooth following instructions. However I called support and the call was answered IMMEDIATLY ! How unusual that is. They instructed me to hold the power botton (the one between the aux jack and LED) down 3 to 5 seconds. I tried that a number of times with no reaction of the LED. I then touched the button with as brief a push as possible and immediatly the blue LED started to flash and I was able to quickly pair with my phone . The other factor that others who have probably had similar issues is the charging port and light on the left ear cup. When the USB cable is connected to a charger a RED LED comes on to indicate charging is taking place. Once the battery is charged the LED will go out. If you remove and reinstall the charger the LED will come on again, but maybe for less than 1 minute. Again this is an indication that the battery is charged and not an indication that the charger doesn't work. Frankly all that is really required is plainly state the above information on the instructions in appropriate translations for the dozen languages included. A good product with good support but absolute rubbish for included information. Other than this issue the audio quality is very clear, bass is reasonable but clean. Physically the build is far better than most over ear phones that I have previously experienced. Very pleased, don't let my comments above disuade you. I really made this post to help others avoid frustration of turning them on.
Date published: 2017-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from All around great product Awesome headphones, sound quality is great. These are the best pair of headphones so far.
Date published: 2017-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortable & Sound Great! I got these headphones for Christmas and am still thoroughly enjoying them. They sound great and although they aren't noise-cancelling, they do a pretty decent job of blocking out background noise. I use them at work and at home and use them at night to fall asleep. They're really comfortable and have saved me more than once when I wanted to sleep and block out background noise. The battery is also really good. I can wear these for days without charging. I don't think I've ever run out of battery, but typically don't go more than 3-4 days without charging because I don't want to be left in a lurch. I highly recommend these headphones for comfort, sound and longevity.
Date published: 2017-05-14
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try to charge my Y50BT but i'm not sure whether it is fully charged. Whenever i plug in the usb cable, the red indicator lights up. what is the normal condition for charging? the red light remain until it's fully charged? will it turn into other color?

Asked by: James425
The red led blinking light will turn off once the Y50BT is fully charged.
Answered by: Mario at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-12-15

Hi Just got these headphones and they will not turn on. Have tried charging them but still nothing. Any ideas

Asked by: stal
Hi Thank you for your question We are sorry to hear that you are experiencing problems with your headphone. To turn them on, the charger must be disconnected. press the power button - there should be an LED lighting up. if this doesn't help you should contact your dealer or customer help-desk to have the problem solved.
Answered by: Mogens
Date published: 2017-12-13

Will these work with a 3.5mm to lightning connector for cabled use with an Iphone 7 as I presume the cable supplied is 3.5mm to 3.5mm.

Asked by: Gordy1965
Hi Gordy Thank you for the question. The cable supplied with the headphone has a 2.5 mm jack connection to the headphone and a 3.5 mm jack (4 poled) connection to the source. It will work fine with your 3.5 mm. to lightning connector, which comes with iPhone 7.
Answered by: Mogens
Date published: 2017-12-13

Do these come with a 6.3mm jack adaptor?

Asked by: LauraY
Hi, No, an adapter for 3.5mm to 6.3mm is not included with the AKG Y50BT
Answered by: Kay D
Date published: 2017-12-05

Why do my volume/sound controls not work when connected via the cable provided? They work fine when it BT (albeit with a bit of delay) but not at all when connected by the wire.

Asked by: simonmydliar
We would like to work with you directly to help you with your issue.I noticed that you are in United Kingdom. Please submit a case request at https://uk.akg.com/support-contact.html and the Customer Service team will be more than happy to further assist you.
Answered by: Mario at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-12-02

No Bluetooth IPad Pro compatibility for the Y50? I just got this and I could connect the Bluetooth perfectly with my Iphone 7, but not my IPad Pro. Are these headphones just for cellphones?

Asked by: OJ31
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: Steve S
Date published: 2017-11-22

How long should the initial charge go for, or last using a wall wart for the USB connection plugged into the wall? This info should really be available in the instructions or on this site. Thanks, NewHeadphonesGuy

Asked by: NewHeadphonesGuy
The Y50BT comes with a factory charge when brand new, but it varies. With this, there is really no direct time-frame that we can provide for an initial charge. Unlike older devices that initially needed a certain charge time, batteries are now more efficient and does not require this.
Answered by: Steve S
Date published: 2017-11-20

I am from Canada and found the AKG C50BT model at Costco that seems very interesting. Is it the same as the Y50BT model on this website?

Asked by: cbrosseau
i bought from costco and its called C50BT, and the C stands for Canada, thats what i heard when i called the Canada AKG dealer to check if its the came model.
Answered by: sarath
Date published: 2017-11-16
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