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Sony MDR SA3000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews of Sony MDR SA3000. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People really like the soundstage and portability. The bass quality and comfort also get good feedback, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the mids quality and price.

sound, comfort, bass quality, portability, soundstage

durability, reliability, price, mids quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony MDR SA3000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Sony MDR SA3000 from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on People really like the usability and soundstage. The portability and comfort also get good comments. Some have doubts about the mids quality and reliability.

sound, comfort, portability, soundstage, usability

durability, bass quality, price, reliability, mids quality

71% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony MDR-SA3000 DJ Stereo HeadphonesSony MDR-SA3000 DJ Stereo Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: excaliburn (

Sony MDR-SA3000 Open-Air Stereo Headphones


My favorite headphones, but I had to (1) break them in, (2) buy a quality headphone amplifier, (3) use a decent DAC, and (4) recompress my OGG files.You have to let these break-in before they shine.Pros:Amazing clarity, very comfortable, subtle bass...

Jul, 2007

Consumer review by: excaliburn (

You have to let these break-in before they shine.


I bought these headphones after listening to them at a dealer and comparing them to the MDR-SA5000s and the MDR-SA1000s. These sound much more like the MDR-SA5000s and are priced significantly lower. In fact, most people probably won't notice the...

Amazing clarity, very comfortable, subtle bass but very tight and powerful when needed

Require superior material and electronics, need to be broken in

Jul, 2007

Consumer review by: advisor02 (

Sony MDR-SA3000 Open-Air Stereo Headphones


Don't waste your money. Get some jvc, or someother RF wireless headsets.Not what it's hyped to bePros:Wireless.Cons:Not refined at all. Not worth the price.

Jul, 2006

Product Specifications

Lightweight with deep bass sound. Experience the open air, dynamic design of the MDR-SA3000 Stereo Headphones. With the 50mm driver unit, these headphones will provide you with deep bass audio for a great listening experience. Enjoy stylish long-lasting comfort with these headphones. Listen in style and comfort with the MDR-SA3000 Stereo Headphones.

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Ear-cup
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:8 - 100000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Recommended Use:Professional audio system


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony MDR/The Seminar Series: ACID Pro 7


Package Type:Retail

Remote Control

Type: None


Category:Computer based training
Distribution Media:DVD-ROM
License Category:Shrinkwrap
License Pricing:Standard
License Qty:1 user
License Type:Complete package
Subcategory:CBT - creativity & design training

System Requirements