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Sony MDRCD180 Headphones

Sony MDRCD180 Headphones
alaScore 70

86 reviews

Sep, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 86 reviews of Sony MDRCD180 Headphones. 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. Reviews about the portability and durability are on the whole positive. The comfort and sound are also mentioned favorably. Reviews about the treble quality and usability are different. Many are less positive about the reliability.

price, sound, comfort, durability, portability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony MDRCD180 Headphones is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 81 user reviews of Sony MDRCD180 Headphones from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on People really like the design and portability. The durability and comfort are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive comments about the treble quality and reliability. The usability and bass quality get mixed views.

price, comfort, durability, portability, design

reliability, treble quality

69% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony MDR-CD180 CD Series Headphones with 30 mm Drive Units (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Sony MDR-CD180 CD Series Headphones with 30 mm Drive Units

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Lincoln (

Great value.

Jan, 2005

Consumer review by: Jack Bauer (

SONY MDRCD180 3.5mm/ 6.3mm Connector CD Series Headphones


first day with them- very lightweight and comfortable. took no getting used to, hours of gaming yielded no marks on my head or fatigue / discomfort. well rounded, pleasant sound.

Jan, 2005

Consumer review by: RonL (

SONY MDRCD180 3.5mm/ 6.3mm Connector CD Series Headphones


Very comfortable headphones to wear for extended periods of time. I just wish they had a built in mic so i could use them for gaming.

Dec, 2004

Consumer review by: pillow (

SONY MDRCD180 3.5mm/ 6.3mm Connector CD Series Headphones


i had three off these headphones n they have all worked perfectly, until i stepped on my first pair n broke em, the second pair i had to return cuz no sound in the headphones, only left ear but perfect sound in the left ear, then my third pair i still...

Aug, 2004

Consumer review by: rtf (

Great for the price if you want loose cans


I bought these last winter(for $xx retail, darn) and started using them...all day for a few days. I don't know how they compare with the gold-standard Senns, but the mids and highs seem to be pretty good. The bass can become scratchy if you have a song...

Aug, 2004

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. Sony introduces MDR-CD180 Digital Reference Headphones that feature 30mm drivers for deep bass, wide dynamic range, Aura-Nomic design positions the earpads in accord with angle of the head, for stable fit, frequency response 16Hz-20kHz, gold plated stereo mini plug supplied and cloth earpads for extended listening sessions.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Ear-cup
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:16 - 20000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Recommended Use:Home audio system / Portable audio system

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony MDR

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty