A flagship line of sound giant Harman, AKG is a world renowned manufacturer of microphones, headphones, wireless audio systems and related accessories for professional and consumer markets. The company operates in Austria, and was founded in Vienna in 1947. In the world of pro audio, AKG microphones and headsets have been synonymous with excellence for several decades.
Although the company was not acquired by the American company Harman International Industries until 1994, AKG's United States subsidiary had been well established in Los Angeles since 1985. AKG Acoustics USA still headquartered in the San Fernando Valley, and also houses regional offices for Crown Audio, another Harman Industries subsidiary.
Around the world recording studios, radio and TV stations, opera houses and famous stages count on AKG products. Internationally recognized musicians and show-stars have frequently been seen using our high-quality microphones and headphones for many decades. Today AKG is one of the leading manufacturers of high-quality microphones, headphones and wireless-equipment.
AKG microphones and headphones have a long history on tour and in the studio with big-name musicians such as Frank Sinatra, Eric Clapton, Peter Gabriel, Stevie Wonder, Aerosmith, the Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart, Anastacia, Eros Ramazzotti, Kanye West and Simply Red. Not only are they well-respected internationally, but AKG has fans closer to home, with Austria’s most famous pop-star Falco counted as an AKG user, as well as the upcoming Austrian star Christina Stuermer.