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Sony MDR CD3000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the soundstage and treble quality are generally positive. The sound and comfort also get good opinions, whereas many are critical about the value for money.

comfort, sound, treble quality, soundstage

value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony MDR CD3000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 66/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 12 reviews)

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Sony MDR-CD3000 Headphone Reviews

 

Ah, my favourite cans, better than ###*. I've tried electrostatics, the upper AT range, the teutonic triple and some Alessandros - but none of these pleased me as much as the old rattly Sony.

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Sony MDR-CD3000 Headphone

 

Ah, my favourite cans, better than ###*. I've tried electrostatics, the upper AT range, the teutonic triple and some Alessandros - but none of these pleased me as much as the old rattly Sony. Its sheer technical abilities (except the soundstage) aren't...

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Sony MDR-CD3000 Headphone Reviews

 

The Sony CD3000 is a very unique sounding, looking, and feeling headphone, that can have quite a love-it or hate-it reaction. It is now unfortunately discontinued and hard to come by, with even used pairs selling for in excess of $400, a price that...

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Sony MDR-CD3000 Headphone

 

The Sony CD3000 is a very unique sounding, looking, and feeling headphone, that can have quite a love-it or hate-it reaction. It is now unfortunately discontinued and hard to come by, with even used pairs selling for in excess of $400, a price that...

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Sony MDR-CD3000 Headphone Reviews

 

The MDR-CD3000 is a decent all-arounder. I would classify it as "mid-fi" in the headphone world. For me the headphone averages about a 7/10 sonically, but loses points for its boomby, undetailed bass. The detail on this headphone is good, but I would...

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Sony MDR-CD3000 Headphone

 

The MDR-CD3000 is a decent all-arounder. I would classify it as "mid-fi" in the headphone world. For me the headphone averages about a 7/10 sonically, but loses points for its boomby, undetailed bass. The detail on this headphone is good, but I would...

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Sony MDR-CD3000 Headphone Reviews

 

These are great headphones: comfortable and detailed, with great clarity and very little veil. I owned them for 6 months, but I sold them for two reasons:

Consumer review by:

Sony MDR-CD3000 Headphone

 

These are great headphones: comfortable and detailed, with great clarity and very little veil. I owned them for 6 months, but I sold them for two reasons: 1) The don't isolate at all, despite being classed as closed headphones, and I need isolating...

Product Specifications

You live in the real world... A world of work... of play... of travel... Sony adds life to your world, whether you're: At Home... At Work... On the Road... On the Go... Your world... Your Sony. Digital Reference Series design provides outstanding levels of both performance and comfort, for the optimum enjoyment of digital sound. Large-sized circum-aural design provides an excellent fit for any size head, allowing hours of tireless wear and total music impression. Unique earpad design uses a collagen-like material for a natural feeling of comfort. The self-adjusting headband uses a free-adjust mechanism which eliminates the need for headband adjustment, for a comfortable fit and precise left/right sound balance. The floating earcup system improves resonance characteristics and sonic performance while the organic fiber composite earcup housing provides a personal concert hall for the ear with high resonance suppression for pure, natural sound reproduction.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Ear-cup
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:20 - 20000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Recommended Use:Home audio system / Portable audio system / Professional audio system
Type:Headphones

Dimensions & Weight

Weight:14.1oz

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:CD3000
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony MDR

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty
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