Sony MDR7505 Sound Monitor Headphones

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Swivels. Sealed ear-cup. Higher sensitivity.
The MDR-7505 is a professional stereo headphone designed to meet the needs of professional musicians, broadcasters, and DJs on a budget. Their durable and flexible design makes them ideal for recording, control room, and live DJ applications. Designed for professional use, the swivel mechanism allows for various wearing positions.

Acoustically sealed ear-cup allows for easier listening in loud environments

Excellent power handling (1000mW) 40mm driver provides high-quality sound

Neodymium magnet for powerful bass and clear highs

Higher sensitivity

Gold-plated, Uni-match connector for universal compatibility with desktop and portable devices

Convenient folding design for easier portability

Extendable, LC-OFC coiled cord for low-loss signal transmission.
Headphone type: Dynamic, closed

Driver size: 40mm

Magnet type: Neodymium

Plug type: Gold

Frequency response: 16-22kHz

Impedence: 24 Ohms

Sensitivity: 105 dB/mW

Power handling: 1000mW

Cord length: 9.8 ft.

Weight: 9.8 oz.
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 866-766-9272
(21 ratings)
Submitted November 1, 2003 by a customer from
"Great Headphones"
Overall a great pair of headphones, they are durable, and comfortable. Definatly one of my better purchases.

We used to use crappy consumer headphones for our mixing, until I was introduced to Sony's MDR 7000 line of headphones. These headphones sound great, for both live mixing, and listening to recorded media. They are really revealing of the quality of the recorded media. They have a full solnic range, give tight bass, and smooth highs.

came with a carrying bag, screw on 1/8" to 1/4" gold plated adapter, 3m cord. Basically everything yuo would expect to come with a pair of headphones.

These headphones are very well made, I've seen some used for remote broadcasts take *alot* of abuse and still work perfectly. most parts are replacable should they break, however it has a pretty solid construction.

This product is definatly worht the price, it sounds great, and is durable.

Manufacturer Support
Can only give an 8 because I haven't personally needed their support, however a friend of mine bought a pair of 7506 headphones that came with a piece broken inside, so he sent it back under warranty and got a new one in about a week.

The Wow Factor
I'm fairly young for a sound technician, however a professional looking pair of headphones can read more make you also look professional. You could survive with crappy headphones and still make a decent mix, but this is your personal comfort. after extended periods of running sound, you definatly want a pair of good sounding, comfortable headphones. However there are higher pairs out there (at much higher prices).

Musical Style:
Techno, Rap, Rock, Alternative, pretty much everything.
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