The Sony MDR 7506 Large Diaphragm Headphone is perfect for monitoring sounds in radio, recording studios, electronic news gathering, videos and film production. It is also ideal for any application where high-quality sound is needed.
Features and Design
It features a convenient folding construction and a closed ear design. Additionally, it has gold connectors as well as a professional quality OFC cord (oxygen free copper) and a 40 mm drive unit.
The compactness of the 40mm driver unit enhances the quality and clarity of sound production. On the other hand, the closed-ear design helps in reducing external noise and also provides comfort.
The OFC cord and gold connectors ensure a stable and reliable transmission and signal connection. Lastly, the supplied soft case if for protective storage.
For performance we look at the following;
The MDR-7506 is super compared to other headphones as it isolates one from hearing environmental distractions, noise pops, distortion and clicks while one is on set. They have a good bass which magnifies any rumbling sounds in whatever you are listening. This makes them a compromise between not too good and too bad.
However, to enjoy the clarity of good music, many expensive headphones can be much cleaner. The MDR-7506 is scratchier, dirtier, grungier and less clear compared to other headphones such as BeyerT70P. However, they feature a thumping bass.They are great choice when you want to hear what could be wrong with your sound system while you are recording, but they are not so good while enjoying music.
The MDR-7506 is very sensitive. With the MDR-7506, you don’t need any application while using an iPod as it is easy to make yourself deaf.
The mdr-7506 play is loud on anything.
Even when plugged to a camcorder, it plays well, enabling you to hear the softest sounds while checking the noise.
106dB with 1mW of input is their rated sensitivity. This is about 10dB than most headphones.
The MDR-7506 has very good isolation. It allows no sound to leak from outside.
With a little pressure, the MDR-7506 keeps itself locked to your head, and it never gets sweaty.
The product has a good amount of mid-range presence boost which adds clarity needed for monitoring. This though gets in the way of music listening.
This mid-range presence enables you to hear the noise while getting an amazing sound as well.
The bass response is excellent. The response is strong, solid and deep without being boomy.
The MDR-7506 bass has a better accuracy than most headphones.
There is no much difference on the bass if you press them harder. They have a great bass even with light pressure.
The bass is natural and not emphasized hence they are great if you want to watch a movie on your iPad.
· Great deep bass
· Good sound reproduction
· They have decent bass response
· Good build quality
· Cheap and comfortable.
· They are portable.
· Non-swappable cable
· Pronounce peak at highs
· High THD cripples the bass performance
· Missing top octave.
· Non-replaceable and long coiled cord
The Sony’s MDR-7506 may not amaze you with its outfit but it offers high quality. The MDR-7506 cannot be considered as the best companion while traveling but it provides a balanced sound with less distortion. It also comes with an affordable and comfortable package and is popular for purchase in recording studios.