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MDR-Z1R

Superior sound, tangible quality

Sit back, relax and prepare to experience a new level of audio excellence. These headphones combine cutting-edge technology with the finest craftsmanship, for the ultimate listening experience.

Signature Series

One Signature Sound

Elevating the high-resolution sound experience from one you listen to, to one you can feel.

Every note, every nuance.

Capture pure sound with the 70mm HD Driver

The newly developed diaphragm with Magnesium dome and Liquid Crystal Polymer edge enables up to 120kHz playback in High Resolution Audio. The result is unparalleled sound purity and precision.

Pure sound, no added noise

Filtering out the unecessary with resonance-free housing

A special acoustic filter controls the air resistance and eliminates any reverberations produced by driver movement, so that only clean, crisp frequencies get through. 

Sonic precision, design mastery

  • Ergonomic sheepskin
  • Enfolding structure
  • Titanium and leather 
  • Long-wear malleability

Raising the bar on audio standards

The MDR-Z1R headphones have been engineered to deliver a wider frequency range, reproducing super low and super high frequencies of up to 120kHz. The wider dynamic range richly reproduces every minuscule sound. The result is an immersive, captivating listening experience.

Discover the MDR-Z1R

Learn about the technology and inspiration behind our most premium headphones, the MDR-Z1R. 

Get the full package

Get the most out of your MDR-Z1R headphones with the included accessories

hard case

Hard case for storage

The headphones and accompanying cables come presented in a stylish storage case, with separated compartments and a luxury satin lining. 

balanced

4.4Φ balanced connection cable

The newly developed 4.4Φ balanced connection cable separates left and right sound signals, while minimising signal transmission loss and resulting sound deterioration. The result is smoother high frequencies and superior sound quality.

OFC

Silver-coated oxygen-free copper

The MDR-Z1R uses silver-coated oxygen-free copper cables, designed to minimise resistance and signal-transmission loss. The result is less sound degradation, finer detail and smoother treble sounds. 

Expertly crafted in Japan 

Sony products made in Japan are synonymous with absolute quality and performance, and the MDR-Z1R headphones are no exception. They are lovingly crafted with only the finest components and manufacturing techniques; resulting in exceptional sound quality.

Discover the Signature Series

Settle for nothing less than immersive excellence with the full range of Signature Series products. Designed for ultimate sound quality, they transcend audio conventions to elevate every note.

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Specifications & Features
Experience uncompromised sound quality and premium craftsmanship with Sony's flagship Signature Series headphones.
  • High-Resolution Audio compatible

  • Responsive Magnesium dome with Liquid Crystal Polymer edge diaphragm for clarity

  • Resonance free housing

  • Silver-coated oxygen-free copper cables

  • Ergonomic sheepskin earpads

Driver Unit
70 mm, dome type (CCAW Voice Coil)
Frequency Response (Hz)
4 Hz - 120,000 Hz
Cord Length
Headphone cable (Approx. 3 m (118 1/8 in), silver-coated OFC strands, Gold-plated stereo mini plug), Balanced-connection headphone cable (Approx. 1.2 m (47 1/4 in), silvercoated OFC strands, L-shaped gold plated balanced standard plug)

What's in the Box

Unimatch Plug Adaptor(Gold-plated), Headphone cable (approx. 3.0m, silver-coated OFC strands, Gold-plated stereo mini plug), Balanced-connection headphone cable (approx. 1.2 m, silvercoated OFC strands, L-shaped gold plated balanced standard plug), Hard Case

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