Sony MDR-7509HD Studio Monitor Professional Headphones Review

The Sony MDR 7509HD studio monitor professional headphones  worked very well for the year that we owned them, and in that time, we played them with many CD players, televisions, iPods, and headphone amps. Found them to be pretty fair audio devices in several respects. The MDR-7509HDs appear similar to the MDR-V500 and 7506, units, also by Sony, tested previously, and reviewed elsewhere in … Continue reading Sony MDR-7509HD Studio Monitor Professional Headphones Review



Sony MDR-V500DJ Professional DJ Headphones Review

I owned the Sony MDR-V500DJ Professional DJ Headphones for twenty years. So I’ve used them with numerous and varied CD players, iPods, mixing boards, headphone amps, and touring preamps. We found them to be exceptional audio devices in numerous aspects on our mobile disc jockey gigs. These dynamic earphones offer probably the best sound of any … Continue reading Sony MDR-V500DJ Professional DJ Headphones Review



Sony DJ Headphones MDR-V700dj Review

We owned the   Sony MDR-V700 DJ headphones  for a few years in around 2004, and used them with varied CD players, iPod Nanos, headphone amps, and mixers at numerous mobile DJ gigs.  While the durability of the MDR-V700DJ was very noticeable, we nonetheless were disappointed with these phones over all, particularly in how they sounded. Due to their solid construction, … Continue reading Sony DJ Headphones MDR-V700dj Review



Sony Streaming Media Player SMP-N200 Review

The Sony Streaming Media Player SMP-N200 provides access to the Internet for old-style, not-smart televisions, and down-converts that content into standard definition format. This streaming media box revs up the older dumb TVs, making them smart, and internet enabled. We’ve owned this set top player now for roughly five years, and have found this player a simple solution for playing internet content on … Continue reading Sony Streaming Media Player SMP-N200 Review



Sony DVP-SR210P DVD Player Review

The Sony DVP-SR210P DVD player plays CDs, data disks with MP3 files, and can display pictures in JPEG format. It’s among the most inexpensive DVD players we’ve seen.  Yet it appears very well constructed; we’ve used a similar model (the HDMI version) for several years now without problems.  This player epitomizes a mature technology; one … Continue reading Sony DVP-SR210P DVD Player Review



Unpacking the Sony CD DVD Player DVP-SR210P

A customer recently requested that we install a DVD player onto her HD television, which, unfortunately, has only one open component video input available. But fortunately however, this Sony DVP-SR210P DVD player offers a component video output, costs very little (under $35 currently), and is simple to unpack and install.  We detail here how we … Continue reading Unpacking the Sony CD DVD Player DVP-SR210P



Sony Make Believe MDR-EX10LP In-Ear Rock’n Buds Headphones Review

The Sony Make Believe MDR-EX10LP Earbuds excel in their punchy midrange, but suffer from weak bass as well as treble response. The 9mm dome drivers here, while acceptable at reproducing the musical highs without seeming to retreat from the task, the lows, due to the pointlessly small size of these buds, do indeed suffer. What you gain in miniaturization, you lose in richness of … Continue reading Sony Make Believe MDR-EX10LP In-Ear Rock’n Buds Headphones Review



Sony Make Believe Headphones DR-EX12iP Review

The Sony Make Believe DR-EX12iP Earbuds  shine in their crystal clear high-end, treble clarity, but at the expense of an unmistakable bass presence. The 9mm drivers here, while pretty good at reproducing the musical highs without appearing to back away from the task, the lows, owing to the very small size of these buds, do … Continue reading Sony Make Believe Headphones DR-EX12iP Review



Sony MDR-V500 Studio Monitor Headphones Review

I owned the Sony MDR-V500 Studio Monitor Headphones for twenty years. So I’ve used them with numerous and varied CD players, iPods, mixing boards, headphone amps, and stereo receivers. So let me review them here because I found them to be exceptional audio devices in numerous aspects. These dynamic earphones offer probably the best sound … Continue reading Sony MDR-V500 Studio Monitor Headphones Review



Sony MDR 7506 Professional Studio Monitor Headphones Review

We owned the Sony MDR-7506 professional studio monitor headphones Headphones for over a decade, and so we’ve played them with many CD players, headphone amps, iPods, mixing boards, USB audio interfaces, and stereo receivers. We found them exceptional audio devices in numerous aspects. These earphones appear very similar to the MDR-V500 units, that we’ve also owned and discussed. So just … Continue reading Sony MDR 7506 Professional Studio Monitor Headphones Review