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Enjoy a real, deep bass performance – the all-new MDR-XB headphone range from Sony

10 September 2012

Advanced Vibe Structure delivers bass sounds for a wide range of music styles and brings alive today’s music trends

· Feel the pulsing beauty of low-end bass sounds, with true detail for all types of music

· Enjoy a smooth balance of mid and high frequencies

· Take great sounds anywhere with a stylish foldaway design

Crafted for beautiful bass resonance

If you love music, chances are that a deep, characterful bass sound is important to your listening pleasure. It’s the frequency where we literally feel the sound – the bass pulse that sets the heart racing.

That’s why the MDR-XB headphone range is designed to deliver extra bass quality. The headphones are crafted to reproduce smooth, resonant low-end bass frequencies for whatever kind of tracks you want to enjoy.

Built for more dynamic sound

The secret behind the MDR-XB headphone range is its Advanced Vibe Structure. It’s an innovation built into the headphones that’s designed to reproduce punchy, accurate bass sounds, whether you’re listening to the newest sounds or older music styles.

Advanced Vibe Structure technology works by actively optimising acoustic capacity within the headphone ear-cup to deliver the most responsive bass frequencies. With this innovation, we’ve created a range of headphones that consistently delivers clear, solid and dynamic bass sound across every music genre.

Designed for listening in style

To fully immerse yourself in music, it’s important your headphones feel, sound and look great. This is the ethos behind the style of the MDR-XB headphones, redesigned and refined for modern lifestyles.

The new generation MDR-XB headphones are sleeker, slimmer and lighter, with a smooth swivel and foldaway action so they’re easy to store and carry. Whether you’re heading out to a club, listening on the train or relaxing on the sofa at home, MDR-XB headphones are crafted for comfort, performance and elegance.

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Notes to editors


MDR-XB headphone range – key features

· Made for bass resonance – crafted for the low-end bass that typifies contemporary sounds, with extra bass quality across every music genre

· Deep bass performance thanks to Advanced Vibe Structure – a headphone innovation to reproduce extreme bass sounds under 50Hz, that optimises acoustic capacity to deliver highly responsive bass frequencies

· Sophisticated design concept – sleeker, more streamlined design, with a smooth swivel and foldaway action for easier portability and storage

MDR-XB headphone range – key specifications

MDR-XB800

MDR-XB600

MDR-XB400

MDR-XB200

MDR-XB30EX

Type 

Closed, dynamic

Closed, dynamic

Closed, dynamic

Closed, dynamic

Closed, dynamic

Capacity (mW)

3000mW

1000mW

1000mW

1000mW

100mW

Driver unit (mm)

50 mm, dome type

40 mm, dome type

30 mm, dome type

30 mm, dome type

13.5mm, dome type

Frequency (Hz)

3 Hz –28,000 Hz

4 Hz –24,000 Hz

5Hz – 22,000Hz

5Hz – 22,000Hz

4Hz – 24,000Hz

Sensitivity (dB/mW)

106 dB/mW

104 dB/mW

100 dB/mW

98 dB/mW

105dB/mW

Magnet

Neodymium

Neodymium

Neodymium

Ferrite

Neodymium

Impedance (Ohm)

24Ω at 1kHz

40Ω at 1kHz

24Ω at 1kHz

24Ω at 1kHz

32Ω at 1kHz

Cord length (m)

1.2m

1.2m

1.2m

1.2m

1.2m

Plug

Gold-plated stereo mini plug

Gold-plated stereo mini plug

Gold-plated stereo mini plug

Stereo mini plug

Gold-plated stereo mini plug

Weight (g)

290g

220g

150g

120g

8g

Supplied accessories

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SS, S, M, L, Carrying pouch, Clip

For more information please contact
Sony Europe PR Team


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