KRK KNS 8400 Studio Headphones

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KRK KNS-8400 Headphones provide a precise listening experience that takes you from personal studio to commercial studio to on-the-go track evaluations

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Looking for a pair of headphones that are specifically designed to replicate music as it should be heard with the ability to satisfy experienced ears? Get your head around this: KRK has always been focused solely on accurate monitoring.

The KNS 8400 -- with their ability to reveal exactly what you have on the tracks is an ideal choice for critical listening. Being able to discern the most subtle differences in pitch, timbre and tone helps you to get it right every mix, every take, every performance. Isolating memory foam in the ear cushions delivers improved low end response and because they gently conform to your unique head shape you’ll be comfortable wearing them all day.


System / Design:

•  Dynamic

Operating System

•  Closed-back

Head Coupling:

•  Circumaural (Isolating)

Voice Coil:

•  Copper-clad aluminum wire

Driver Type:

•  Low weight neodymium

Driver Diameter:

•  40mm


•  97 dB SPL @1mW

Frequency Response:

•  5Hz-23 kHz

Total Harmonic Distortion:

•  < 0.1%

Rated Impedance:

•  36 ohms

Ambient Noise Isolation:

•  up to 30 dBA

Long Term Maximum Power Handling 1000mW

•  (500mW per side as per IEC 60268-7)

Earcup Rotation:

•  90 degrees

Nominal Headband Pressure:

•  4 N (based on average head size)

Headband Type:

•  Adjustable / Sprung steel skeleton

Ear Cushion type:

•  Acoustic memory foam

Headpad Finish:

•  Premium leatherette

Headphone Finish:

•  Black impact resistant plastic

Volume Control:

•  Detachable / Replaceable low profile inline high quality control


•  2.5 m, (8.2 ft.), 99,99% OFC detachable


•  Gold-plated stereo 1/8” (3.5 mm)

Cable Connection:

•  Strain relief managed


•  Screw-on 1/4” (6.3 mm)

Weight without Cable:

•  232 g (0.51 lbs)

Net / Shipping Weight:

•  850 g (1.87 lbs)


•  245mm x 268mm x 94mm
•  9.6” x 10.5” x 3.7”

Things You Will Get:

  • Headphones
  • 1/4" Adaptor
  • Model Number KNS-8400
    Model KNS-8400
    Series KNS
    Headphone Type Recording Headphones
    Application Recording
    Style Closed Back Headphones
    Fit Over Ear
    Driver Configuration Single
    Driver Size 40mm
    Driver Size Range Standard (15mm-40mm)
    Frequency Response 5Hz - 23kHz
    Impedance Under 50 ohms
    Bluetooth No
    Microphone No
    Detachable Cable Yes
    Included Cables Removable
    Headphone Output Type 1/8"
    Adapter Included Yes
    Rechargeable No
    Weight 0.5 lbs
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