... bought these to replace my MDR-E818 which I've been happy with for years
19 March 2015
Summary: I bought these to replace my MDR-E818 which I've been happy with for years. You only have to look at the stats to work out they are not going to be as good, comparing like for like, sensitivity (dB/mW) is down to 104 from 108, freq range lower is only 18Hz, not 12Hz, and I suspect the aspect that...
Summary: Have bought several of these over the years. Very good sound reproduction, required for this product. In time, like all this type of product - the wires give up. Better reproduction and survival than others I have bought over the past 30 years.
Summary: Compared to the previous model (MDR-E818LP) which these replaced, these are complete and utter rubbish, and I'm shocked that Sony would sell such tat. If you want good sound quality DO NOT buy these!!!
Summary: I usually buy cheap Sony earphones for every day use and manage to get a couple of years out of them. These ones are even cheaper so thought I'd try these out. I always stick to Sony gadgets and these lived up to expectations.