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Sony MDR-DS3000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 250 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the portability and comfort. The value for money and usability also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the noise isolation and reliability.

sound, usability, value for money, comfort, portability

reliability, noise isolation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony MDR-DS3000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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Sony MDR (DS3000 Wireless)

 

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Wireless headphones; base/stand recharges batteries; compatible with Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro-Logic II, and DTS signals; built-in volume control.

Audible hiss during quiet music or movie scenes.

Sony's entry-level wireless, surround-sound headphones are an attractive option for late-night movie watchers who don't want to wake the neighbors.

Staff Recommended

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Sony MDR-DS3000 Wireless Headphones

 

Watch movies late at night without waking the neighbors!

These headphones provide good sound quality. Compatible with Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro-Logic II and DTS surround sound. Quick integration with your home theater system

There is an annoying hiss during quiet phases. You will have to use analog connectors for DVD audio

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Consumer review by:

"amazing sound"

 

wow, amazing sound, just like corded headphone. good price too.

sounds amazing for the price

you have to be in the view of the base

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Consumer review by:

Sony MDR-DS3000

 

wow, amazing sound, just like corded headphone. good price too.

sounds amazing for the price

you have to be in the view of the base

Consumer review by:

"Burn In Weekend"

 

As I opened the box; the excitment just build... Out of Box Experience. Manual placed on top; AC adapter and headphone packed in protective cardboard with the scatchless felt plastic (which I use to store them in). After a 3 minute or less hook up to...

Got it a GREAT price

Not really what I expected

Consumer review by:

Sony MDR-DS3000

 

As I opened the box; the excitment just build... Out of Box Experience. Manual placed on top; AC adapter and headphone packed in protective cardboard with the scatchless felt plastic (which I use to store them in). After a 3 minute or less hook up to...

Got it a GREAT price

Not really what I expected

Consumer review by:

"Don't buy these (I went through 2 pairs so you don't have to)"

 

WORST OF ALL, it has this one problem where after a good month of use, they start to click. The way it works is the headphones don't turn on unless you put them on (via a stetchable belt that, when stretched as in when you put it on, it alerts the...

Sounds ok, nothing special

Don't use for PC- horrible connectivity, are not "REAL" digital surround sound headphones... simulated

Consumer review by:

"Fair 6.0 Could Be Better"

 

Neat Looking, works on DTS & Surround Sound, but looses the frequency signal after 12 feet.

Neat Looking Product

Not That Effective, losses signal after 15 feet

Consumer review by:

"completely different from the true one dolby digital"

 

Sound only "spatial surrond". ompletely different from the dolby digital. No real separation between the channels front and rear.

Consumer review by:

"Decent for price"

 

Good sound for the price, clear IR signal. Rechargeable batteries included, reasonable long use from charge, AAA backup. Range is as advertised. If you can handle a little static you can take it wider, but you will hear the static after exceeding the 45 d

static at mid-low battery life, long use this might be a problem. Short use you should never hear this. Definately replace the toslink cable (I don't know enough about cables to know how you can mess up an optical cable, but once replaced you do hear a di

Product Specifications

Enter a world without wires with the new MDR-DS3000 Infrared Wireless Headphones. These headphones are ideal for DVD players and other components with Dolby Digital, Dolby Surround or DTS Surround Sound. These unique open-air headphones are comfortable, cordless and have a 23-foot transmission range, a 90

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

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

Audio System

Recommended Use:Home audio system / TV
Type:Headphones

Dimensions & Weight

Weight:9.9oz

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:DS3000
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony MDR

Remote Control

Type: None
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