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Sony MDR-V900HD Studio Monitor Type Headphones HD Driver Reviews

cel4145

Close but not quite

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Pros: Great highs, mids, and comfort

Cons: Rapid bass response drop on low end

I've had Sony MDR-V6s for about 12 years, and I was looking for an upgrade. The Sony MDR-V900HD seemed to fit the bill, and I wanted to love these.   In many ways, I was not disappointed. Good comfort, isolation. The clarity of the mids and highs is exceptional. I can see why people that buy the V900s love them (or the MDR-7509HD, same headphone, different styling). Their highs and mids have a precision and accuracy that is alluring.   However, the bass response is lackluster. While I knew from seeing frequency response charts of the 7509HD that this might be a problem, I had high hopes that the bass response might be enough for me. Unfortunately, it's audibly...
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