Sony MDR-1R
Top 13%559 points
Top 13%
Lowest frequency
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Top 100%
216 headphones
1Hz - 9.25Hz
NaN% of all headphonesYes
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lowest frequency
highest frequency
impedance
sound pressure level
weight

Sony MDR-1R: 18 facts and highlights

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
80000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
152
0

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
4Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
141
0

3. weight

240g
AKG IP2: 3g
122
0

4. impedance

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.
24Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
97
0

5. has sound isolation / passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Sony MDR-1R
48% have it
95
0

6. has a neodymium magnet

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-1R
36% have it
86
0

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
105dB/mW
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 130dB/mW
78
0

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Sony MDR-1R
73% have it
72
0

9. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Sony MDR-1R
37% have it
63
0

10. is used as a headset

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.
Sony MDR-1R
33% have it
49
0

11. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Sony MDR-1R
32% have it
48
1

12. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Sony MDR-1R
73% have it
47
0

13. has an over-the-ear form

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-1R
42% have it
46
0

14. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sony MDR-1R
65% have it
44
0

15. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
36
0

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.20m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
35
0

17. diaphragm size

The diaphragm moves air back and forth to create sound. The bigger the diaphragm, the more bass it can produce.
40mm
Oppo PM-1: 85mm
29
0

18. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Sony MDR-1R
87% have it
28
0

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