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Sony MDR-1RNC

Sony MDR-1RNC
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Sony MDR-1RNC review: specs and price

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

  • Lowest frequency
    5Hzvs14.83Hz
  • Driver unit size
    50mmvs30.88mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-1RNC

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a detachable cable
Sony MDR-1RNC

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Sony MDR-1RNC

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.

4.weight

330g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Sony MDR-1RNC

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

6.travel bag is included
Sony MDR-1RNC

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

24000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

5Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

103dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.impedance

52 Ohms

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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-1RNC

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

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Sony MDR-1RNC

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Sony MDR-1RNC

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a removable battery
Sony MDR-1RNC

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-1RNC

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Sony MDR-1RNC

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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