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Sony's MDR-1R is a pair of closed-back, over-the-ear headphones that is part of the Prestige line of headphones designed for wideband audio reproduction. The MDR-1R has 40mm neodymium drivers, a tangle-resistant 1.2m cable with an in-line remote plus mic, and a 4Hz-80,000Hz frequency response range.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: November 2012
  • Price at launch: $299.00


  • Alias: MDR-1R Prestige

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  • Weight: 0.53 pounds
  • Color: Silver, Black
  • Design: Over-the-ear
  • Physical attachment: Vertical
  • Connection type: Wired (3.5mm)
  • Wire length: 3.94 ft
  • In-line remote: Yes
  • Makes phone calls: Yes


  • Drivers per ear: 1
  • Microphone: Yes
  • Impedance : 48 Ω
  • Frequency response (low): 4 Hz
  • Frequency response (high): 80000 Hz


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