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6.1 out of 10

Sony MDR-V600

The MDR-V600 Studio Monitor Series stereo headphones are designe Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Sony MDR-V600

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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Priceleap.com
2 October 2008
Overall 6
6.0

Average midline headphones

davebenham, epinions.com
30 March 2007
  • Summary: If you can pick them up for around 30-40 bucks, go ahead. Otherwise, I'd pass.
  • Pros: They don't completely suck
  • Cons: Not worth more than 30-40 bucks.
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Overall 6
6.0

The Old Standbys

fps31520, epinions.com
8 November 2006
  • Summary: More like 3.5 stars. I'd recommend to a friend ONLY if they were to be used mainly with an iPod or other portable device.
  • Pros: Comfortable; not too much bass; work well with MP3/AAC formats.
  • Cons: Earpads tore apart; headphones no longer fold
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Overall 5
5.2
Sound quality 6
6.0
Comfort 7
7.0
Durability 8
8.0
Bass quality 3
3.0

User Review

gordie, Headphone Reviews
8 January 2006
  • Summary: These are terrible headphones for the money, with a very colored frequency response, bloated bass, and an overall muddy and indistinct sound. If you're interested in these, you owe it to yourself to check out the far superior Sony MDR-V6, which is an excellent headphone at the typical discounted price. The Sony MDR-V6 is so much better than the V600s I can't imagine why Sony still makes the V600s.
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Overall 6
5.9
Value for money 7
7.0
Sound quality 5
5.0
Comfort 6
6.0
Durability 9
9.0
Bass quality 6
6.0

User Review

Benefit1970, Headphone Reviews
22 September 2005
  • Summary: I'll start with durability. These 'phones are now going on their 13th year. If you want headphones that will last a generation, here they are. They've been dropped, kicked, thrown, sat on, and everything in between, yet the only thing that was ever wrong with them is that the earpads wore out. Luckily these are available from Sony's parts website, and are not a pain to switch. That being said, these were my first pair of halfway decent headphones.
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Overall 5
4.9
Value for money 2
2.0
Sound quality 6
6.0
Comfort 7
7.0
Durability 8
8.0
Bass quality 3
3.0

User Review

gordie, Headphone Reviews
22 September 2005
  • Summary: These are terrible headphones for the money, with a very colored frequency response, bloated bass, and an overall muddy and indistinct sound. If you're interested in these, you owe it to yourself to check out the far superior Sony MDR-V6, which is an excellent headphone at the typical discounted price. The Sony MDR-V6 is so much better than the V600s I can't imagine why Sony still makes the V600s.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 4
4.0

User Review

gdkun a Audio Enthusiast, Audio Review
15 February 2002
  • Summary: I'm largely disappointed with these cans; perhaps my expectations were a bit too high going into the purchase, though I'd had pleasant experiences with floor-model Sennheisers in the past, all of which were roughly in the same price bracket. That's not to say that these are "bad" cans, they're just not "great" cans. The bass, on its own, sounds relatively good; it's not very deep, but it packs adequate punch.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 4
4.0

User Review

Rob a Audio Enthusiast, Audio Review
2 March 2001
  • Summary: I bought these headphones before I ever became a headphone enthusiast. At the time, I had a little extra cash in my pocket and I just bought a new portable CD player and needed some new phones. At the time, I had only listened to cheap phones (with exception of about 2 minutes of listening on my uncles Stax system). I purchased the phones not knowing anything about them. I Just look at the headphones to choose from, and since this was best buy, it was mainly all earbuds.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 10
10

User Review

Brice a Audio Enthusiast, Audio Review
17 February 2001
  • Summary: You guys are crazy. The are excellent headphones. I admit, their imaging for bass leave something to be imagine, but they're headphones, and they cost under $100. I've been using these on my computer and portable unit for around 5 months now and I am very pleased. I have used many other models (my other primary pair of headphones is a Grado SR-80 model.
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Overall 6
6.0

MDR-V6: better suited for DJs

AgnesVarda, epinions.com
3 January 2001
  • Excerpt: First off let me indicate that this review is actually for the MDR-V6, which was the predecessor to
  • Pros: well thought-out, functional design
  • Cons: not-so-good sound
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