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Sony MDR 7506

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Sony MDR 7506 review: specs and price

Sony MDR 7506
Sony MDR 7506

Why is Sony MDR 7506 better than the average?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs14.83Hz
  • Sound pressure level
    106dB/mWvs105.22dB/mW
  • Driver unit size
    40mmvs30.86mm
  • Cable length
    3mvs1.65m

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Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
Sony MDR 7506

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.

2.weight

230g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.can be folded
Sony MDR 7506

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

4.has included ear pads
Sony MDR 7506

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.travel bag is included
Sony MDR 7506

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

6.has a coiled cord
Sony MDR 7506

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

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

10Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sony MDR 7506

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.sound pressure level

106dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR 7506

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.driver unit size

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR 7506

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

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