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Sony MDR-1A

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Sony MDR-1A review: specs and price

Sony MDR-1A
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Sony MDR-1A

Why is Sony MDR-1A better than the average?

  • Highest frequency
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    100000Hzvs24461.4Hz
  • Lowest frequency
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    3Hzvs14.09Hz
  • Impedance
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    24 Ohmsvs33.46 Ohms
  • Driver unit size
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    40mmvs31.13mm

Price comparison

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Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
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Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

Sony MDR-1A
2.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sony MDR-1A
3.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

225g

4.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sony MDR-1A
5.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

1.2m

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

100000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3Hz

3.sound pressure level
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Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

105dB/mW

4.impedance
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Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

24 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
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Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Sony MDR-1A
6.driver unit size
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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

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106mm

40mm

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

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2.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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