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Sony MDR-XB500 40mm XB Diaphragm Driver Extra Bass Headphones

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  • Power handling capacity: 1500mW
  • Over the head, around-the-ear wearing style (circum-aural closed)
  • King size ear cushion (diameter: 3.7", thickness: 1.8")
  • Cord: 1.2m flat cord,Carrying pouch
  • Design: Over-the-head, Home-music/movie/games
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Product Description

New Extra Bass Series Headphone - 40mm XB diaphragm driver units for Dynamic Deep Bass - Frequency response: 4-24,000 Hz - Sensibility: 104dB/mW.Connectors: Gold-Plated 3.5mm Stereo Mini Plug.

Sony MDR-XB500 40mm XB Diaphragm Driver Extra Bass Headphones

  • Sony Sound
  • Direct Vibe Structure
  • Closed, Dynamic Design
  • King Sized Ear Cushions
  • Flat Y-Type Cord
  • Travel Ready

Experience powerful bass through Sony's MDR-XB500 Extra Bass Headphones. The deep bass sound flows through the extra large driver units. Built with a direct vibe structure, the tightly sealed acoustic design allows for a higher level of sound. You will appreciate the closed-design, king-sized ear cushions.

Key Features

Sony Sound

Exclusively engineered by Sony, the extra-large 40mm Extra Bass diaphragm driver units accurately reproduce ultra-low frequency sounds and deliver dynamic, deep base reproduction. Additionally, the MDR-XB500 headphones have an exceptionally wide frequency response from 4-24,000 Hz.

Direct Vibe Structure

Built with a direct vibe structure to ensure high audio fidelity, the Extra Bass headphones feature a tightly sealed acoustic design that allows for a high level of sound isolation which reproduces powerful and extended bass sound.

Closed, Dynamic Design

Experience the ultimate in comfortable listening with the Extra Bass headphones' over-the-head, around the ear design. The drivers inside the ear cups are angled parallel to your ears to not only reduce pressure, but increase comfort and deliver an unbelievable listening experience.

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King Sized Ear Cushion

Providing more than exceptional sound, the Extra Bass headphones feature ultra-thick, pressure-relieving ear cushions for supreme comfort and better acoustic performance. Each earcup measures 1.8 inches in thickness and 3.7 inches in diameter. The flat and seamless, cloth-lined headband delivers enhanced wearing comfort.

Sony Flat Y Cord

Flat Y-Type Cord

Minimize tangles while you're on the move with the flat yet durable Y-type 3.9ft (1.2m) cord. Also includes a gold-plated, L-shaped stereo mini plug.

Travel Ready

Easily carry your Extra Bass headphones wherever you go with the included carrying pouch.

Product Dimensions

Driver Unit: 40mm, Dynamic, closed, dome-type
Magnet Type: Neodymium
Frequency Response: 4-24,000 Hz
Impedence: 40 ohms
Sensitivity (db):
104 dB/mW
Power Handling Capacity
1500 mW
Cord Length
3.9ft flat cord, Y-type
What's in the box
  • MDR-XB500 Headphones
  • Carrying pouch

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