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MDR-Z1000: Sony’s impressive high-end headphones at 61950Yens
Sony launched new series of headphones with the MDR-Z1000 / MDR-ZX700 / MDR-ZX500 / MDR-ZX300 / MDR-ZX100.
The MDR-Z1000, targeting audiophiles, features 360KJ/m3 High power neodymium magnet dedicated to reproduce clear and high resolution midrange, as well as removable Jack Cable. It provides an impressive frequency response of 5Hz – 80 000Hz, with an impedance of 24 Ohms, and a sensitivity of 106dB/mW. According to the Japanese manufacturer, the MDR-Z1000 adopts nice ear pad that promises perfect noise isolation. Beside this MDR-Z1000, Sony also added to their catalog the ZX700 model that features Magnesium / Aluminum case. It provides a frequency response of 5Hz – 40 000Hz, with a sensitivity of 106dB/mW, an impedance of 24 Ohms. They respectively cost 61950 Yens (570€ / 735$) and 12390 Yens (115€ / 145$)
The first one will be release on November 10th, while the MDR-ZX700 will be available on October 10th.
The MDR-ZX500, comes with 40mm driver. Here again, we have a 360KJ/m3 High power neodymium magnet. Available in Black ou White, it offers a frequency response of 8Hz – 25 000Hz, as well as 104dB/mW sensitivity, an impedance of 70 Ohms.
The MDR-ZX300 adopts 360KJ/m3 Neodymium magnet and provides a frequency response of 10Hz – 24 000Hz, with a sensitivity of 102dB/mW, and an impedance of 24 Ohms (3675Yens / 35€ / 45$), while the MDR-ZX100 offers a frequency response of 12Hz – 22 000Hz, a sensitivity of 100 dB/mW, and an impedance of 24Ohms (2468 Yens / 23€ / 29$)