What Is Not on the Box
What the brand doesn’t always tell you…
The Sony MDR-7506 is a mid-range studio production pair of headphones released in 1991, offering neutral sounds for Dee Jays, and sound engineers. Unlike many studio headsets, this model has a closed-back design.
You can find other studio monitoring headsets among the highest-rated headphones. This device weighs just 0.46 lbs and has large earcups with thick padding and faux-leather cushions.
Unlike some of the top over the ear headphones, this unit doesn’t have a microphone or noise-cancellation technology. The headband is not as thickly cushioned, but it’s adjustable There are now volume controls or a graphic EW or presets for customizing the sound profile.
However, it has decent build quality with a coiled 4.17-foot ⅛” TRS cable, which is unfortunately not detachable. Learn more about the Sony MDR-7506 below, and also check out the Skullcandy Hesh Evo review if you prefer a wireless model.
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Expert Score Breakdown
- 51Good for neutral listening. The Sony MDR-7506 have a well-balanced sound with a punchy bass… read more
- 77Since the early 90s the Sony MDR-7506 has remained a companion for many audio professionals,… read more
- 90Sturdy, reliable and revealing, if your mix has issues, this veteran model still delivers the… read more
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