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Sony MDR-SA1000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the portability and comfort. The design and sound also get good feedback, but the bass quality and reliability get negative comments.

value for money, sound, design, comfort, portability

build quality, reliability, bass quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony MDR-SA1000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 65/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 39 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony MDR-SA1000

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 8 user reviews of Sony MDR-SA1000 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk.

sound, value for money, portability, comfort, design

reliability, bass quality

50% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony MDRSA1000 HIFI Headphones SilverSony MDRSA1000 HIFI Headphones Silver

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Sony MDR-SA1000 review

 

Sony's huge MDR-SA1000 headphones are the largest in this review.

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Best souding headphone ever.

 

"Bought it at The Goodguys closed out at $100.00 long time ago. At my first listing to it I was wondered it did not sound as loud or easy to hear as my other sony, phillips, panasonic earphones I had at the time. After seriously compared using a...

Superior sound quality, comfortable and resonable price

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great sound poor construction

 

"i used these phones with my drum set and stereo for about a year the sound quality was amazing but the frame didn't hold up at all. the plastic is cheap and one of the ear phones separated. that beautiful beautiful sound doesn't do you any good if the...

great sound and the screw on 1/4 addapter comes in handy i lose those all the time

cheap frame consruction and the uncoiled cord gets in the way

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Good Not Great

 

I've had these head phones for several years now, and I don't know what everyone is complaining about the flimsy construction. I have traveled extensively with these and never had one problem or break. I use them on longer trips or when I have to wear...

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Good Not Great

 

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Just poor

 

I was extremely disappointed in these headphones. I tried to like them and used them almost daily for 30 days. They never got better. They were clumsy, heavy, awkward, flimsy. I compared them to my 30$ Sennsheisers and my little cheap Sennsheisers were...

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Best souding headphone ever.

 

Consumer review by:

Best souding headphone ever.

 

Bought it at The Goodguys closed out at $100.00 long time ago. At my first listing to it I was wondered it did not sound as loud or easy to hear as my other sony, phillips, panasonic earphones I had at the time. After seriously compared using a...

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great sound poor construction

 

Consumer review by:

great sound poor construction

 

i used these phones with my drum set and stereo for about a year the sound quality was amazing but the frame didn't hold up at all. the plastic is cheap and one of the ear phones separated. that beautiful beautiful sound doesn't do you any good if the...

Product Specifications

Sony's worldwide reputation for creating unique, attractive, high-quality, advanced technology products rests on a long line of innovations embraced by people from all walks of life. With a diverse product lineup serving a variety of lifestyles and industries, Sony continuously strives to introduce new products and technologies to meet changing market needs. PRODUCT FEATURES: Super wide frequency range (up to 80kHz) reproduction; HD (High Density) 50 mm driver unit; Frame Structure for super lightweight; Pressure dispersion pad for wearing comfort; Use of Urethane Texture ear pad for excellent wearing comfort; Equipped with 360kJ/m3 neodymium magnet.

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Ear-cup
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:8 - 80000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Recommended Use:Professional audio system
Type:Headphones

Dimensions & Weight

Weight:9.3oz

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:SA1000
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony MDR

Remote Control

Type: None
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