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Sony MDR V150 On-Ear Headphones

3.35/5 (17 Reviews) MSRP : $19.99


Product Description

- Studio Monitor Series Headphones incorporate high-end materials and advanced engineering; critically clean, exceptionally clear sound for professional and high fidelity applications.
- Reversible earcups enable single-sided monitoring flexibility.
- 30 mm diameter drive units are larger than many headphones for deeper bass, lower distortion and wider dynamic range; bass response extends down to a low 18 Hz.
- 500 mW power handling stands up to day-in, day-out use at high output levels.
- Ferrite magnets for high energy and compact size; help produce ample sound output -- 98 dB/mW sensitivity.
- Oxygen-free copper cord for maximum conductivity, minimum noise; conducts electricity better than conventional copper.
- Supra-aural design rests lightly on the ear; creates a controlled environment for better sound; driver is positioned the correct distance from the ear canal.
- Wide, molded headband distributes the headphone's weight over a wide area; reduced pressure means comfortable listening for hours on end.
- Sony UniMatch plug system with fixed stereo miniplug for use with portable equipment; detachable phone plug for use with studio and home audio equipment.


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Daniel Vertuno a Casual Listener

Date Reviewed: May 28, 2017

Bottom Line:   
I've had these headphones since, I'm estimating, 1987. Still working, sounding great, I think I paid about $30 back then, so for $1 a year, can't be beat. The cover of the on-ear padding is flaking off but for being 30 years old, come on. These were made in a time gone by were things were meant to last, not disposable like today.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Casual Listener

Product model year:   Pre 1995



Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Hegel a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: April 21, 2017

Bottom Line:   
I've owned these headphones for at least 15 years. Definitely the only electronic item I have from the 90's. They don't sound amazing but are perfectly acceptable, especially considering the price. It's true after the first decade or so of use the covers will start to flake off. Invest the $2 in replacements. What other headphones can you expect to get a year of use for about $1?

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   1999



Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Bob a Casual Listener

Date Reviewed: November 15, 2016

Bottom Line:   
The ear covers flake off getting small black particales in the ears !!

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Used product for:   3 Months to 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Casual Listener



Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Chewy a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: April 7, 2015

Bottom Line:   
Let's face it the headphone market is flooded with overpriced garbage more now then ever before making finding a solid pair of good sounding cans more and more difficult. With that said your everyday Joe usually can't afford to part with next month's mortgage payment for a set of quality headphones. I've owned more than most when it comes to ear candy electronics anywhere from Bose, Klipsch, Polk, Skullcandy, Sony,
Sennheiser, Panasonic, ect... and one thing is true across the board which is the majority of manufacturers use sub part materials and craftsmanship when building there all but high end product lines and even some use it for them as well. without calling any out by name let's just say there are a few major brands well known that use nearly identical components in the product that sells for 3 bills or more that I've seen in a pair of cans I could get for 20 bucks. These Sony headphones are not the best by far but for the money I can tell you hands down your not going to be disappointed. Bass is very responsive and the vocals are very clear and clean even at high listening levels. Where they fall somewhat short is in the highs and stereo imaging. All in all for a pair of over ear headphones you can pick up for around the same price as lunch for two at your local burger joint that have roughly the same sound quality of pairs of HP's that are at 10 times the price you would be silly not to give them a try.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   2005



Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:2
Submitted by slywlf a Casual Listener

Date Reviewed: October 25, 2012

Bottom Line:   
My last headphones - $80 10 years ago - got destroyed during a move, and being short on cash I decided to give these a try - I mean Sony has a good rep, and they were light and comfortable. Unfortunately the construction is so flimsy the right headpiece snapped clear off less than 6 months into what amounts to very casual use. It's not that they were being dragged around from place to place, getting packed and unpacked like my old set which lasted 10 years. These simply were used to listen to music or watch DVDs on my laptop of an evening.
The sound quality was satisfactory for such casual use, and the ear pieces reasonably comfortable - though nothing like either the sound quality or comfort of my defunct set. Adjusting them to sit properly on my head was another minor annoyance - they had a habit of popping back to a larger size and sliding back on my head if I made a sudden movement. The fact that I now have to replace them after such short use, however, means I am going to wait until I save enough to get a better set.

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Used product for:   3 Months to 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Casual Listener

Product model year:   2010




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