These headphones, featuring a built-in USB digital-to-analog converter (DAC) amplifier, connect digitally to your devices to ensure your music sounds even closer to the original recording. And because the signal is only converted to analog when it reaches the drivers, you’ll enjoy unmatched clarity and accuracy on every track.
Superior conversion, purer sound
Most portable devices include a simplified digital-to-analog converter, resulting in slightly compromised sound quality. These headphones, with a dedicated USB DAC amp built in, take over control of the conversion process from your device, then amplify sound using the integrated S-Master HX digital amplifier.
Connecting digitally keeps music true to the original
Headphones with an integrated, dedicated DAC amp can control conversion and amplification. Music stays digital for longer, only converted to analog as it reaches the drivers.
Listen to music from your PC, Xperia Smartphone, Walkman, or iPhone using one of the supplied digital cables. Or connect to other players using a 3.5 mm stereo audio cable.
Every subtle note, precisely reproduced
Tune in to clear, balanced sound that stays true to the original recording, even at high volume. The highly responsive liquid crystal polymer (LCP) diaphragm is aluminum-coated, and combined with a 1.57 in HD driver, gives a more consistent and precise sound across the entire frequency range than a conventional diaphragm.
Keep sound in
The enfolding design with ergonomic 3D earpads seals music in and keeps distractions out. Acoustics are reflected back towards your ears for the subtlest of sounds.
Style and comfort in perfect harmony
The MDR-1ADAC headphones have Iconic looks with a sleek metal headband and plush, black leather ear pads. They provide pure comfort with a closed-back, wrap-around design that fits securely over your ears.
Conveniently adjust the volume of your music tracks using a rotary-style controller on the headphones
- Dynamic Type: Yes
- Circumaural Type: Yes
- Driver Unit: 1.57 in dynamic
- Frequency Response (HZ): 4–40,000 (digital), 4–100,000 (analog)
- Sensitivities (DB/MW): 102 dB/mW
- Impedance (OHM): 40 Ohm at 1 kHz
- Volume Control: Yes (Rotary)
- Cord Length: 3.94'
- Plug: Stereo mini
- Carrying pouch
- Headphone cord
- Lightning connector cord
- Digital cord for Walkman®
- Digital cord for Xperia
- USB cord
- Warranty card
- Quick start guide
- Reference guide