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MDR-Z1R Over-Ear Headphones

Experience uncompromised sound quality and premium craftsmanship with Sony’s flagship Signature Series headphones, featuring massive 70mm HD drivers, full-range sound up to 120kHz, and Hi-Res Audio support. The Z1R gives you that sense of space open-back headphones provide, but with that complete solitude closed back designs offer. The Z1R is among the best headphones you will ever hear.

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High Notes

Open Back Sound, Closed Back Isolation

It is rare to find this combination of spacious open sound with complete isolation from the environment. You'll be immersed in a huge musical soundstage while slipping away from the world.

Luxurious Comfort

Sony nailed all our pet peeves on headphone design with these. From the large sheepskin earcups you can perfectly adjust, to the connectors that force the cable away from your body, to the lightweight yet isolating feel, these are about as good as it gets.

Sony's Best Headphone Ever

When Sony puts their engineering prowess fully behind something the team is passionate about, the results can be spectacular. After just a few minutes of listening to these, you will realize they are some of the best headphones ever made.

  • Dynamic, closed-back circumaural design with 70mm HD drivers
  • Enjoy an expansive soundstage and extended frequency response: 4Hz - 120kHz
  • Resonance-free 3D housing for optimal ventilation and reduced spatial resonance
  • Includes detachable 4.4mm balanced, 3.5mm stereo cables, and hard case for storage
  • Genuine leather headband and ergonomic leather earpads for maximum comfort and versatility
More Information
Availability Online, In-Store
Color Black
Impedance 64 Ohms
Sensitivity 100dB
Wired or Wireless Wired
Noise Control Noise Cancelling
Detachable Cable Yes
Cable Length 1.2m
Inputs Supported 1/8" (3.5mm)
Driver 70 mm, dome type (CCAW Voice Coil)
Ear Coupling Circumaural
Frequency Response 4 Hz - 120,000 Hz
Included Accessories Gold-plated unimatch plug adaptor (stereo phone plug - stereo mini jack), Headphone cable (approx. 3 m (118 1/8 in), Balanced-connection headphone cable (approx. 1.2 m (47 1/4 in), Hard Case
Open/Closed Back Closed-Back

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