Sony MDR-CD780 Headphones

The MDR-CD780 CD series headphone features 50mm drivers for deep bass, wide dynamic range and frequency response. Neodymium magnets are used for maximum energy and minimum size, while 25mm thick urethane ear pads distribute pressure evenly around the ear for exceptional comfort over extended listening sessions.

Product Review Summary

Based on 3 user reviews
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Consumer Reviews


One of the best headphones in this price range

bymimoid May 26, 2003
3 Helpfuls 4 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Very smooth and clear sound quality
Cons Ugly design - they will make you look quite silly while wearing them
Recommended it? Yes


I had been looking for a quite a while for a set of good headphones to replace my aging Sony open headphones and after a few weeks I was down to only two alternatives in my preferred price range: the Philips HD-910 and the Sony CD780.

According to the shop, the two... Read full review »


High on Quality, BUT Too Hot

byslardy Feb 24, 2002
7 Helpfuls 8 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Excellent sound. Great build quality and apparent ruggedness.
Cons Not comfortable enough for longer than about 30 minutes
Recommended it? No

I have had many headphones in my audiophile career going all the way back to Lafayette Catalog headphones in the 60?s. One of the most comfortable was the Yamaha HP-1s. Unfortunately, the adjustable headbands gave out too quickly and they are in the drawer. Regarding the Sony MDR-CD780, I bought... Read full review »


Not enough quality for a perfectionist, too expensive for the casual.

byioapetraka Aug 14, 2001
5 Helpfuls 6 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Decent audio quality. Very comfortable. Silent interior.
Cons Decent audio quality. Bulky and awkward assembly. Noisy exterior.
Recommended it? No

When I'm looking for a good pair of headphones, two points are foremost. One, the audio quality (of course), and second, the long-term comfort. I'm the type of person that is strapped into headphones for at least 80% of the typical day. Compounding the heavy usage is the fact that I have an... Read full review »

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