Sony MDR-1AM2 Circumaural Headphones

Model #MDR1AM2/B

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Packaging Info

Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.7 x 9.2 x 4.3"
Package Weight 2.0 lb

General Information

Weight 6.6 oz / 187.1 g
Cable Length 47.3" / 120 cm
Connectors 1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm stereo plug
Sensitivity 98 dB/mW
Impedance 16 Ohms
Frequency Range 3 Hz to 100 kHz, as stated by Sony
Diaphragm Aluminum-coated LCP
Driver Unit 1.57" / 40 mm, dome type
Wearing Style Circumaural
Type Closed dynamic, neodymium magnet
Expert Reviews
Major hifi.34842338
21 November 2018

Fresh from the factory, the Sony MDR-1AM2 landed on my review desk, just begging to be listened to. Retailing for a fair $299, this new headphone is already turning heads. But does the sound meet the hype?

Techradar uk.32817471
10 January 2018

Affordable and approachable, the Sony MDR-1AM2 is a great starting pair of audiophile headphones. They’re not quite as clear as some of the highest-end headphones at CES but, for the money, they look to be an ideal introduction to Sony’s ever-expanding world of hi-res audio.

  • +

    Non-fatiguing highs, Good bass response, Synthetic leather earpads

  • -

    All-plastic construction, Poor noise isolation

User Reviews
9 February 2019

Music sounds fantastic on these headphones. Sony has done really well with these! I definitely recommend them for the quality of sound you’re getting for the price and they are extremely comfortable to wear as well.

5 January 2019

Very good sound quality, light weight headphones, fantastic sound in hi res music, most comfortable when wearing a long time. Highly recommended. Ten out of ten.

18 December 2018

These headphones are very lightweight, you can wear these for hours and hours and you'll never feel pain or discomfort; the ear pads have soft memory foam so they mould to your ears and the band is padded too, overall they are very light and flexible.

27 November 2018

Arriving in the Hi-Res world a year ago I already own two pairs of in ear Hi-Res headphones (both Sony) and am extremely pleased with the comfort, and sound quality. These headphones however take it to another level, the build quality is excellent as you would expect, they are very comfortable and...

13 September 2018


Product Highlights
  • 40mm Neodymium Drivers
  • Circumaural Design
  • Suitable for High-Resolution Audio
  • Wide Frequency Response for DSD
  • Heavy Low-End with Beat Response Control
  • Lightweight at 6.6 oz
  • Standard 3.5mm Mini Jack
  • Includes Balanced-Connection Cable
  • Includes Cable with In-Line Remote & Mic
  • Includes Carry Pouch
In The Box
  • Sony MDR-1AM2 Circumaural Headphones
  • Carrying Pouch
  • Headphone Cable with In-Line Remote and Microphone (3.9')
  • Balanced-Connection Headphone Cable (3.9')
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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