Sony MDR-V300 Headphone Reviews

Manufacturer Sony Model MDR-V300
Headphone Type Closed Supraaural Headband Type Single
Weight (g) 116 Driver Type Dynamic
Enclosure Material Plastic Isolation (dB) 10
Impedance (ohms) 24 Cable Length (cm) 300
Frequency Response (Hz) 18 - 22000  
Connector 3.5mm with 6.5mm adaptor Street Price US$33
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Average reviewer scores
Bass Extension 2.0 Bass Impact 7.0
Bass Quality 4.0 Mids Quality 4.0
Highs Quality 5.0 Soundstage 4.0
Detail 4.0 Portability 6.0
Isolation 5.0 Comfort 5.0
Durability 7.0 Improvement With Amplification 3.0
Value for Money 5.0    
Overall Score 4.5 Total Reviews 1

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Review by Senior Member The_Punisher on 29 Dec 06  19:25
Individual review
Bass Extension2
Bass Impact7
Bass Quality4
Mids Quality4
Highs Quality5
Detail4
Comfort5
Durability7
Value5

To make a long story short, the V300 is somewhat boomy/bass bloated and has some kind of high-mid peakiness. The bass extension is poor and the treble suffers from some resonance and ringing in the very high registers.

Bottom line: These aren't the most accurate cans around, but they're comfortable, cheap and easy driven by most portable players. You can use on the go without fear of braking them or getting them stolen. Better options: Koss Porta-Pro, KSC series, Sony MDR-V6, Sennheiser PX100.

Sony MDR-V300