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Sony MDR-Z1R

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Sony MDR-Z1R review: specs and price

Sony MDR-Z1R
Sony MDR-Z1R

Why is Sony MDR-Z1R better than the average?

  • Highest frequency
    120000Hzvs24201.64Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    4Hzvs14.83Hz
  • Driver unit size
    70.1mmvs30.86mm
  • Cable length
    3mvs1.65m

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Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
Sony MDR-Z1R

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.has a detachable cable
Sony MDR-Z1R

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

3.weight

385g

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3g

4.travel bag is included
Sony MDR-Z1R

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

5.has an L-shaped plug
Sony MDR-Z1R

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.

6.cable length

3m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

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Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

120000Hz

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

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Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

4Hz

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

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1Hz

3.sound pressure level

100dB/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.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-Z1R

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

5.driver unit size

70.1mm

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

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Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

6.impedance

64 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.

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4 Ohms

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-Z1R

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

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