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Sony MDR-EX700
6.1 out of 10

Sony MDR-EX700

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Overall 9
9.0

Sony MDR-EX700

Sool, CNET
29 October 2011
  • Summary: As they come straight out of the box it was a bad idea to plug and play immediately. I was disappointed as i forgot to leave them playing for themselves for a while. But after doing that the surprise was big and positive!!
  • Pros: Build quality and sound quality are very good. It gives an open, honest and relaxing picture.
  • Cons: The price and the issue with the higher regions which is imo the transients and not the region itself.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

kiteki, head-fi.org
13 July 2011
  • Summary: I used to use the ck10 and ex700 to complement eachother as my standard IEM's, which was a nice pair of two very different IEM's, I used the ck10 much more, but I liked the sound quality of the ex700 sometimes, if you click on my username you can find my ck10 review where I compare them with certain...
  • Pros: Really excellent sound... IF you use the right source and eq! Pretty good with classical and acoustic music, but really shines with my dark electro!
  • Cons: Harsh, weak imaging, deceitful, some users may find sibilant, some users may find blissful. Deafening.
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Overall 7
7.0

User Review

Tail, head-fi.org
1 February 2009
  • Summary: Package:   Nice looking small hard leather case that is not so usable due to a lot of cable folding (when I describe the cable you'll understand why is case so useless), plenty of silicone tips of different sizes but no foam tips like with EX1000 for example.
  • Pros: Good soundstage; Very clear sounding with great bass.
  • Cons: Piercing treble; Extremely bad cables.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

telecaster, head-fi.org
11 December 2008
  • Summary: Good IEM, classy, comfy. Audio quality is very correct. Not audiophile like, but when you're commuting or doing sport you don't wear your full size headphones with amp in the pocket! Those earbuds are solid, reliable, stock cable never even once rattle in 6 years of use.
  • Pros: comfort, good isolation, quality, design
  • Cons: grainy, highs are little artificial, sub 50hz is gone
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

jimmy895, head-fi.org
11 December 2008
  • Summary: These aren't too great for hard rock or anything with high-pitched crashing sounds like symbols. It's ok at medium volume levels. Loud crashing symbols can sound more like high pitched white noise on these, it will get painful at high volumes.
  • Pros: Great sound, lows and mids are definitely well done on these.
  • Cons: Sibilance
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

drez, head-fi.org
11 December 2008
  • Summary: This review will likely be all but redundant soon, as Sony seems to be constantly re-branding its earphones.  But I believe these are still available, and relatively good value.   They have excellent clarity, but not much soundstage.  Separation is quite adequate.
  • Pros: cohesive presentaion, natural lower frequencies, quite detailed
  • Cons: SIBILANT, you really need to EQ off 8 db from 5-6khz
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

svyr, head-fi.org
11 December 2008
  • Summary: These will make you lose hf sensitivity, if you haven't already. Nice bass and mids,but intolerable highs with sharp, sibilant sounding peaks: No, they really will not improve with burn-in. Really. Especially wrt sibilance.
  • Pros: Nice fit, good mids, if you are hf deaf. Great mids/highs details
  • Cons: Sibilant highs,uncomfortable y-split, back plate on L fell off in 1/2 year, cable expanded and became slimy, plug and earpieces enamel peels off in 3m
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Overall 10
10

stunning piece of kit

Mr. B. C. Martin "holy trinity", Amazon
6 March 2012
  • Summary: great earphones that i had for years. the sound is crystal clear and the bass is awesome. by far the best earphone by far :)!
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Sool, Cnet.co.uk
29 October 2011
  • Summary: As they come straight out of the box it was a bad idea to plug and play immediately. I was disappointed as i forgot to leave them playing for themselves for a while. But after doing that the surprise was big and positive!!
  • Pros: Build quality and sound quality are very good. It gives an open, honest and relaxing picture.
  • Cons: The price and the issue with the higher regions which is imo the transients and not the region itself.
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Overall 4
4.0

Dont buy!

Ramzan, Amazon
11 October 2011
  • Summary: I had MDR-EX500 before, their sound was good but in one year the right speaker stopped working. So I decided to buy these ones. I expected their sound quality be better and also have better wires. However, they have identical wires so I am sure they will have the same problems. Now the sound...
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