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Sony MDR-V55R Black/Red DJ style Headphones

by Sony
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)
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Technical Details

  • Connectivity technology-wired; minimum frequency response-5 Hz; earpiece-earpiece design-over-the-head; earpiece-earpiece sensitivity-15 db.; physical characteristics-weight (approximate)-7.5 ounce;
  • Cable length-3.94 ft;maximum frequency response-25 kHz; earpiece-earpiece type-binaural; interfaces/ports-host interface-mini-phone;
  • Sound mode-stereo; connector plating-gold plated; earpiece-driver type-neodymium; physical characteristics-color-black;

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Customers buy this item with Sony MDR-V55/WHI DJ style Headphones CDN$ 68.76

Sony MDR-V55R Black/Red DJ style Headphones + Sony MDR-V55/WHI DJ style Headphones
Price For Both: CDN$ 137.99

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  • Item Quantity: 1

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Product Description

Bring some attitude to your on-the-go music experience with these studio monitor DJ style headphones.


Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5 stars
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Value at it's best! Aug. 9 2013
I have Beats by Dre and considering these are less than half the price, yet off the same quality, if not better, it's a great buy. I shopped around for headphones for a while before buying these. Sony makes the best headphones for under $100.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Everyday headphones March 18 2013
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I'll start this review by pointing out that I am not an 'audiophile'. I love my music, but the thought of spending 300+ dollars on a pair of headphones is rather abhorrent to me.

However, In the past, I have paid a fair bit of money for Bose headphones (non noise cancelling) I was pretty enthused by their sound, however, after TWO pairs of them broke during normal use, and a few dalliances with Sennheisers, I realized that sometimes, more is not better.

I came into this purchase looking to buy a pair of 100 dollar headphones with a decent build, and I was kind of surprised to see that only Sony really offers that. I am not a Sony fanboy, and was willing to shift brands after my last set of phones (Sony... MDR-V500? I think?), but it seemed like I was stuck paying too much money for Bose or Sennheisers, or buying Skullcandy or some other overly cheap and replaceable brand.

This set of phones stood out, mostly because of their apparent sturdiness in the picture. the reviews were favourable, but it seemed like they'd all been written by people who "are DJ's". I mean, I know that these are listed as 'DJ style"... but I think that that's kind of silly. They are MDR-V55s.

And they sound fantastic. I listen to a lot of different styles of music, and I was worried that these would be the standard overly bass sounding junk that headphone companies seem to think is important these days. (looking at you, Beats.) The bass on these IS there, but it's not so heavy that it rattles you. the mid range is healthy, and the highs are ok, but I can make the switch between listening to bass heavy stuff like Pendulum or Daft Punk and softer bass stuff like Zeppelin or Foo Fighters. What little rap I listen too sounds ok too, so there's that.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Sony Headphones Aug. 17 2013
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Those headphone are really amazing. Bought that for my stepson and he really love them....Good Sound. As usual, Sony have done a good job.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Sony MDR -V55R headphones all the way!!!! July 12 2014
By David
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Honest the best headphones ever , personaly better than beats by dre.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars July 7 2014
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Nice
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4.0 out of 5 stars Amateur DJ Thoughts June 26 2014
By Wilson
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I never do reviews, but there isn't enough out there for these headphones...The good reviews I've seen on these are usually compared against other headphones that are in the $200-300 price range. Keep in mind these headphones are under $90 with shipping included...

Ordered these last night because my headphones died on me a few days ago (two days before my gig lol). Got these with the amazing AmazonPrime 1 day over-night shipping, and received it this morning at 10AM. Quickest shipment I've ever received, and have been "burning" these in since then.

At first, I wanted headphones that were not expensive at all, and I could use temporarily for my gig coming up as my regular headphones were sent for warranty service. However, I believe I may be switching to these as my main pair of headphones for DJing, as well as enjoying music/movies regularly. They sound a lot better than I thought they would (since they were compared to beats very very often, and I hate beats...), and could compare and are possibly better than a lot of headphones out there for the $100-$250 range. If you have the volume pumping like I do most of the time, you can definitely feel the vibration from these headphones as the bass kicks in, which is pretty awesome and yet it doesn't sound over-powered and muffled.

These are ON EAR headphones, not OVER EAR. I got them thinking they were Over-Ear as that's what I've used all my life, and hated the idea of ON EAR headphones because I thought they looked very uncomfortable. But I must say, for my first pair of on-ear, they've changed my opinion of on-ear headphones as a whole. They're pretty comfortable!

I'd say the isolation is decent, I could cue pretty well with these.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Headphones for the price June 23 2014
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I am a Sony addict, this is ever since my Father owned a Sony stereo, which lasted over 25 years. However, I have been disappointed as some of the items Sony has produced over the years as many were cheaply made. These headphones are the exception as they are amazing for the price. You simply cannot find anything of this quality for less than $100. Although there are few, I read some complaints. My advice to those who are not satisfied with these headphones... Open your wallets and fork out $200 plus dollars for an equivalent, or better headphones. You should really focus on reviewing this item based on value vs price. I am glad i did not become trendy and spend $200 plus on Beats headphones - the sound for most of them are still not as good as the Sony.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Works great! No complaints! June 16 2014
By Kevin
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I wanted nice headphones that would take me into another world with complete crisp sound, these do that for me. Even fell asleep with them on, thankfully they're durable!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good sound!!!
Can't complain very good sound, very light I just love it. What I love the most is the flat cable.
If you want good sound and quality for a good price this is the one.
Published 1 month ago by Wilkin
5.0 out of 5 stars awesome
Love those headphone, the sound is great and they are very comfortable. Received early, great fast service and they look great two for a great price. Very happy with my purchase.
Published 2 months ago by Steve
5.0 out of 5 stars Another set of great headphones by Sony
I have yet to use them on a regular basis, as my older model by them that I bought in 2010 are still working fine. But I did try them out and they provide great sound. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic
A little tight on the ears after extended use, but I have a big head, otherwise, I'm loving it. Great sound quality and great value!
Published 2 months ago by Vito
4.0 out of 5 stars Working well
Bought these for the plane. They fold up nicely and they sound great.The flat cable is nice, hasn't tangled up yet.
Published 3 months ago by Barry Cunningham
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome Headphone!
The headphone is totally worth the price. I love the cord and the DJ-style design as well. Sound quality is great. Recommend it!
Published 3 months ago by Dhanud
3.0 out of 5 stars it is average headphone
noise from head phone when move head slightly. it is coming from the moving part of headphone. but it is not very annoying. I am giving this 3 star.
Published 3 months ago by shasevand
5.0 out of 5 stars Who needs Beats
These headphones are amazing. People say that the weight and the comfort needs a little work, but I'll say that it's fine. In the Beats by Dr. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Keane Gamao
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