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- Neodymium magnets and 40mm drivers for powerful, detailed sound
- Closed-ear design provides comfort and outstanding reduction of external noises
- 9.8-foot cord ends in gold-plated plug and it is not deatachable; 1/4-inch adapter included
- Folds up for storage or travel in provided soft case
- Frequency Response: 10Hz - 20 kHz
- These large diaphragm, foldable headphones feature a rugged construction, a secure, highly effective closed-ear design
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Sony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphragm Headphone
This extremely high quality, unobtrusive, lightweight reference headphone has been engineered to be comfortable to wear for extended periods, making it ideal for use in broadcast and studio environments. A 40mm PET diaphragm and neodymium magnet provide performance exceeding the requirements of digital audio sources.
- Carrying Bag.
- Unimatch Plug.
- 40mm Driver Unit
- Closed-Ear Design
- Folding Construction
- Stereo Unimatch Plug
- Gold Connectors and OFC Cord
|Folding Construction||Compactness in storage|
|40mm Driver Unit||For clear, high quality sound reproduction|
|Closed-Ear Design||Comfort and reduction of external noise interference|
|Stereo Unimatch Plug||1/4" and 1/8" applications|
|Gold Connectors and OFC Cord||Reliable and stable signal connection and transmission|
|Supplied Soft Case||Protective storage|
|Headphone Type||Dynamic, closed|
|Driver Size||40.0 mm|
|Plug Type||Gold, Stereo Unimatch plug 1/4" and 1/8"|
|Cord Length||Cord Length 9.8 ft|
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|Item Dimensions||1 x 1 x 1 in||7.48 x 4.33 x 11.61 in||4 x 7 x 8.5 in||4.5 x 6 x 6 in||6.5 x 10.5 x 11.25 in||9.2 x 9.3 x 3.5 in|
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|Additional Features||foldable||The Sony MDR-7510 Professional Studio Headphones provide high-quality audio in a durable design, perfect for use in demanding professional applications such as studio and broadcast monitoring. The headphones feature 50mm drivers with PET diaphragms and neodymium magnets to deliver highly accurate sound with an extended frequency response that brings out the deepest bass and crisp treble. The headphones have a closed-back earcup design with thick around-ear cushions to block out environmental noi||DJ-Style||Noise-Isolating||DJ-Style||foldable|
Sony MDR7506 Professional Stereo Headphones are ideal for sound monitoring in recording studios, radio, film production, video, electronic news gathering - and virtually any application where high quality sound is required. The closed-ear design MDR-7506 is outrageously popular in pro and home recording studios. It features a rugged design, convenient folding construction, 40mm driver units, gold connectors and a professional-quality OFC (oxygen free copper) cord. Sony 7500 Series headphones offer a practical range of choices for everyone from the casual user to the studio pro. These include the MDR-7506 which is lauded by many professional studios and broadcasters. Features Rugged Design: Proven to be reliable in the toughest situations Folding Construction: Compactness in storage 40mm Driver Unit: For clear, high quality sound reproduction Closed-Ear Design: Comfort and reduction of external noise interference Stereo Unimatch Plug: 1/4 inch and 1/8 inch applications Gold Connectors and OFC Cord: Reliable and stable signal connection and transmission Supplied Soft Case: Protective storage AmericanMusical is an authorized dealer of Sony products.
The Sony MDR-7506 Professional Large Diaphragm Headphone is a large diaphragm foldable headphone designed for professional studio and live/broadcast applications. These large diaphragm, foldable headphones feature a rugged construction, a secure, highly effective closed-ear design, and a 40 millimeter driver unit for clean, clear sound reproduction.
A neodymium magnet provides excellent power-handling, and 40-millimeter drivers deliver high-quality sound, with a wide frequency response of 10 Hz - 20 kHz.
Enjoy crystal-clear highs, present mids, and an extended low-end, for accurate monitoring.
Comfort and Isolation
The MDR-7506s feature a closed-ear design, which provides both comfort and outstanding reduction of external noises. Comfort is only enhanced by the generous headband padding.
A 9.8-foot coiled cord provides more than enough slack for working in a studio without removing the phones, whether you're the performer, the engineer, or both.
The included Stereo UniMatch plug allows use in both 1/4-inch and 1/8-inch applications, and a soft case for protective storage is included with the headphones--fold them up and stow them a way safely.
|Headphone Type:||Dynamic, closed|
|Driver Size:||40.0 mm|
|Frequency Response:||10Hz - 20 kHz|
|Power Handling Capacity:||1000mW|
|Plug Type:||Gold, Stereo Unimatch plug 1/4" and 1/8"|
|Cord Length:||9.8 feet|
What's in the Box
Sony MDR-7506 Headphones, 1/4-Inch Adapter, Soft Case
Top customer reviews
Headphones I've tried include the following with my totally subjective sound rating on 10 point scale. YMMV.
Audio Technica ATH-M50X - highs a little subdued for my liking - 7
Beats Studio 2 Wireless - Subdued highs, some mid bass emphasis but not overpowering. 6
Bose QC25 - A little weak on bass and weak on highs, best ANC. 7
Bose QC35 - Can be a little bassy, especially at low volume. Bright highs. Best ANC. 9
JBL - EVEREST 700 - Way too bassy. 5.
JBL - Everest Elite 700 - Much better than non-Elite, 7
OPPO PM-3 - Excellent, expensive. 10
Sennheiser 202 - yuck. Too bassy, no highs, but cheap. 4
Sennheiser 280 - well balanced. 8
Sennheiser Momentum M2 - Close to perfection. 9.5
Sennheiser PXC-550 - wireless noise cancelling. These are excellent. 9
Sony - MDRXB950BT/B - Extra bass says it all. 4
Sony 7506 - Perfection 10
Out of all that I've tried the Sony 7506 are closest to perfection, to live performance. They are not bass heavy at all but can produce comfortable solid bass down to quite low frequencies. Tonal balance leans towards the upper mids and highs. Bright but not harsh. You end up hearing subtle sounds in the music that is missing with other headphones. Those who want more bass or don't want bright highs won't like these. But for my listening taste this matches perfectly.
They are also very comfortable. Many of the headphones listed above are not as comfortable. Either tight band or thin band or ear cups that aren't big or deep enough. These headphones are great. Biggest disadvantage vs. many that I've tried recently is that these are wired... with a long heavy cord easy to get caught on things. I was looking for a wireless headphone. But ultimately I couldn't find one at a reasonable price that sounded anywhere near as good as these. Next closest was the Sennheiser PXC-550, but at $400, wireless wasn't worth an extra $320. I also found that there were times I didn't want noise cancellation. Too bad Sony doesn't make a wireless headphone with anywhere near this sound.
Best of all, these are by far the cheapest of the decent sounding headphones I've listened to. The headphones in this list range in prices from $20 to $450.
Highly recommend the Sony 7506... if you like this sort of sound signature.
These headphones are great for the price.
The sound is really crisp.
The response is really large, it performs equally well from classical music to the bohemian rapsody to heavy electronic music.
I compared them to Beat and JBL headphones (at least four times the price) and the sound was clearly *way* better.
But it is not the perfect headphones: the wire is really cumbersome. Perfect for staying at your office (you can keep them and move a bit around, it is really an incredibly long leash!), but it makes the headphone heavy if you want to take a walk, for instance.
I could list the cons of the the earpads being mildly uncomfortable for extended listening, and the plug not being L shaped, but it doesn't really matter because these sound better than any other headphone on the market in this price class and certainly a lot that are twice the price. There are also aftermarket earpads that people seem to like better for $20 that'll solve this problem. There's an obvious reason why these have the rating they do on amazon and why thewirecutter.com continues to recommend them and despite me thinking it's mostly nonsense, why audiofile blogs continue to recommend them as well.
For my ear, a lot of treble is extremely annoying and I like a lot of bass. These headphone fit the bill perfectly as well as providing great clarity in the midrange. You won't get the ear fatigue from listening to them for a long time like you might with headphone that have excessive high end. And, while the bass isn't going to blow your head off, it just sounds right -- punchy with some oomph.
My music tastes vary, but i'm partial to EDM, jazz, classic rock, alternative, and rap. Ya, so you really can't go wrong with them, and if you hate em, you can always return em.
Most recent customer reviews
I gave it 4 stars because I noticed if I put them on for long my ear lobe hurts, maybe needs a bit of comfort improvement