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Z1R Premium Headphones

Model: MDRZ1R

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Please note, we cannot deliver to PO Boxes, Parcel Lockers or international destinations and currently authority to leave (ATL) at doorsteps or un-signed is not available.

Delivery Australia

Australia

Regular deliveries to NSW, QLD and VIC metro areas should be received within 1-5 business days. For ACT, SA, WA, TAS, NT metro and other rural areas, orders should be received within 1-7 business days.

Delivery New Zealand

New Zealand

Regular deliveries to Metro areas should be received within 1-5 business days. For rural areas and Stewart Island, orders should be received within 1-7 business days but may dependant on local carriers.

Delivery Costs

Delivery Fees

Some orders may be charged a small delivery fee as part of the convenience of getting your order delivered to your doorstep. See checkout for final costs.

Delivery Sale Periods

Sale Periods

Delivery delays may be experienced during sale periods due to high demand.

  • For returns, see our returns information for more details.
  • Shipping is only available to customers within NSW, VIC, ACT, QLD, SA, WA, NT, TAS only for orders on store.sony.com.au and to North Island, South Island, Stewart Island addresses only for orders on store.sony.co.nz
  • For items over 20kg, Sony (or an authorised logistics provider) will contact to arrange a delivery time. Certain factors such as size, shipping address or volume of deliveries may delay shipments.
  • Pick up and collection of orders are not available.
  • Delivery is currently during standard business hours only.

Raising the bar on audio standards

The MDR-Z1R headphones have been engineered to deliver a wider frequency range, reproducing super low and super high frequencies of up to 120kHz. The wider dynamic range richly reproduces every minuscule sound. The result is an immersive, captivating listening experience.

Features

Premium high quality headphones with 70mm HD driver unit and resonance free housing.
Premium high quality headphones with 70mm HD driver unit and resonance free housing.
  • 70mm HD driver unit
  • Resonance-free housing
  • Ergonomic, enfolding design earpads

Key Features

Every note, every nuance.

Every note, every nuance.

The newly developed diaphragm with Magnesium dome and Liquid Crystal Polymer edge enables up to 120kHz playback in High Resolution Audio. The result is unparalleled sound purity and precision.

Aluminium-coated LCP edge diaphragm with Magnesium dome for more precision

Aluminium-coated LCP edge diaphragm with Magnesium dome for more precision

The Magnesium dome diaphragm propagates vibrations generated from the voice coil to the dome part, and achieves the reproduction of sound in the super-high frequency range. The combination of multiple high internal loss materials leads to less sound coloration and clear sound.

Hard case for storage

Hard case for storage

The headphones and accompanying cables come presented in a stylish storage case, with separated compartments and a luxury satin lining.

4.4F balanced connection cable

4.4F balanced connection cable

The newly developed 4.4F balanced connection cable separates left and right sound signals, while minimising signal transmission loss and resulting sound deterioration. The result is smoother high frequencies and superior sound quality.

Silver-coated oxygen-free copper

Silver-coated oxygen-free copper

The MDR-Z1R uses silver-coated oxygen-free copper cables, designed to minimise resistance and signal-transmission loss. The result is less sound degradation, finer detail and smoother treble sounds.

Expertly crafted in Japan

Expertly crafted in Japan

Sony products made in Japan are synonymous with absolute quality and performance, and the MDR-Z1R headphones are no exception. They are lovingly crafted with only the finest components and manufacturing techniques; resulting in exceptional sound quality.

TA-ZH1ES compatible for ultimate sound

TA-ZH1ES compatible for ultimate sound

Do your headphones and your music justice with the TA-ZH1ES Signature Series stationary amp, the world's first to feature an innovative analog feed-forward full digital amplifier for purer, more responsive sound. It supports PCM 32 bit/384kHz and DSD11.2MHz sound formats, as well as balanced and unbalanced connections.

Pure sound, no added noise

Pure sound, no added noise

Filtering out the unnecessary with resonance-free housing. A special acoustic filter controls the air resistance and eliminates any reverberations produced by driver movement, so that only clean, crisp frequencies get through.

Ergonomic sheepskin earpads

Ergonomic sheepskin earpads

The ergonomically crafted headphones are designed to comfortably encase your head in sound; preventing any from leaking and effectively delivering powerful lows. The genuine sheepskin ear pads cushion your ears in luxurious softness.

Enfolding design structure

Enfolding design structure

The enfolding design is tailored to wrap around the ear, sealing music in and keeping distractions out. Acoustics are reflected back towards your ears for the subtlest of sounds.

Titanium & leather headband

Titanium & leather headband

Flexible and light, yet durable, for a more natural over ear fit. Beta titanium has high elasticity which will return to its original shape even when bent. Genuine leather adds sturdiness and comfort.

Long-wear comfort optimised

Long-wear comfort optimised

The titanium alloy headband is both flexible and light, for all day wearing. You'll barely know they're there.

Specifications

General Features

    • Volume Control N/A
    • Usage Time N/A
    • Sensitivities (dB/mW) 100 dB/mW
    • Plug Headphone cable (Gold-plated stereo mini plug), Balanced-connection headphone cable (L-shaped gold plated balanced standard plug)
    • Magnet Neodymium
    • Impedance (Ohm) 64 O at 1 kHz
    • Frequency Response (Hz) 4 Hz - 120,000 Hz
    • Dynamic Type Closed, dynamic (circum-aural)
    • Driver Unit 70 mm, dome type (CCAW Voice Coil)
    • Cord Type Detachable Y type
    • Cord Length Headphone cable (Approx. 3 m (118 1/8 in), silver-coated OFC strands, Gold-plated stereo mini plug), Balanced-connection headphone cable (Approx. 1.2 m (47 1/4 in), silvercoated OFC strands, L-shaped gold plated balanced standard plug)
    • Charge Time N/A

Design and Sound Features

    • Wearing Style Circumaural

Size and Weight

    • Width (cm) 17.50
    • Height (cm) 33.50
    • Weight (kg) 4.62
    • Carton Width (cm) 34.00
    • Carton Height (cm) 37.00
    • Carton Weight (kg) 10.00