Sony MDR-1R Prestige Over-The-Ear Headphones - Black


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    Sony MDR-1R Prestige Headphones

    Sound, engineered for you
    MDR-1R headphones are the result of a unique creative partnership with Sony Music Entertainment artists and a leading mastering engineer. HD driver units deliver wide band response. Earcup cushions seal sound. Clever design eliminates creaks. It's your music, done right.

    Never miss a beat
    Thumping subs. Crystal-clear mids. Uplifting treble. Hear everything in the mix with our specially engineered High Definition driver unit. Its rigid, responsive diaphragm delivers incredible sound quality across the board.
    MDR-1R Prestige headphones - Designed for the sounds of today
    Standard headphones with 40mm liquid crystal polymer film diaphragm & 4Hz-80kHz HD driver units

    •  Developed in a unique partnership with Sony Music Entertainment
    •  Hear rich, powerful lows and extended highs
    •  Closed-back design for exceptional bass response

    Low-end theory
    Singer songwriter Katy B and dubstep supergroup Magnetic Man joined evaluation sessions with chief mastering engineer Naweed Ahmed of Whitfield mastering. They identified the critical 30-40Hz sub-bass region that’s a signature of today’s music styles, leading to an enhanced Beat Response Control design.

    Clear sound, quiet headphones
    There’s nothing to distract you from your tunes with these headphones. With its specially designed headband and earcup joints, soft silicon rings make sure your headphones work in silence – so you can focus on the sound.

    Key Features:

    • The science of sound: Created with leading music industry figures, whose knowledge of current trends has directly influenced headphone design
    • Deep Bass: Feel the woofers wobble when the bass drops with our improved HD driver unit and vent design
    • A match for today’s high resolution music sources:  Specially-engineered HD driver units assure ultra-wideband audio performance extending from 4Hz to 80kHz
    • Highly accurate upfront vocals and mid/high range:  40mm Liquid Crystal Polymer Film diaphragm delivers the rigidity and lightness for balanced sound reproduction and minimal reverb
    • Listen in comfort: Pressure-relieving cushions tailored to fit the ears mean you can comfortably keep your headphones on for longer
    • Comfortable, wrap-around design: Our special headphone design seals off the ear to make sure every bass kick hits hard with a comfortable, stable fit every time
    • The sound of silence: Silent silicon rings in the housing joints means you’ll hear nothing but music as the headphones flex and move with you
    • In the groove: Friction makes smooth cables get tangled, so we’ve cut tiny grooves into ours to keep things straight

    Technical Specification:

    General Data:

    Closed Type:


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    Capacity (mW):


    Driver unit (mm):

    40mm(HD driver unit), dome type


    Liquid Crystal Polymer Film Diaphragm

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    Sensitivity (dB/mW):




    Impedance (Ohm):

    48 Ω at 1 kHz

    Volume control:

    Yes (only for iPhone, iPod, iPad)

    Cord type:


    Cord length (m):



    Four-conductor gold-plated stereo mini plug for iPod/iPhone/iPad

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    Unit of Microphone:

    In-line remote and microphone cord for iPod/iPhone/iPad

    Direction of Microphone:

    Omni Direction

    Design and Sound Features:

    LCP Diaphragm:


    Comfortable Enclosing Design:


    Silent Joints:


    Beat Response Control:


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    Tangle-free Serrated Cord:


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    What's in the Box:

    • Sony MDR-1R Headphones
    • Mains A/C Power Adapter
    • Carrying Pouch Case
    • Inline Remote and microphone cable for iPod/iPhone/iPad (1.2m), Connecting Cable (1.2m)
    • Operating Instructions