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The MDR-DS1000 headset also includes additional features such as a 40mm driver close type design.

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Pros

amp works well with a variety of higher end headphones

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very simple to plug in and start using, not much to the setup

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can output extremely loud volume if you want, good for the hearing impaired

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amp creates a great surround sound effect

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amp is very small, much easier to place in a room than a full receiver

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Cons

included headphones tend to wash-out the highs

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headphones can't handle deep bass without severe distortion

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center channel tends to sound like its coming from a tunnel with an over-emphasized mid-range

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The Sony MDR-DS1000 is a high-end set of digital surround stereo headphones designed to take any music or gaming experience "to the next level with crisp audio and maximum comfort". The MDR-DS1000 headphone set features 5.1 channel surround sound with a frequency response of 12Hz to 22,000Hz providing a maximum Impedance of 16 ohms. The MDR-DS1000 headset also includes additional features such as a 40mm driver close type design, 3.5m headphone cord, 1.5m optical cable, and an extra jack so an additional set of headphones may be plugged in simultaneously. The Sony MDR-DS1000 headphone set was released on April 2, 2004 and has an MSRP of $129.99, which is listed on the official Sony website.

Key Specs
  • Over the ear, Circum Aural (Completely covering the ears) design
  • 5.1 Channel surround
  • Frequency Response: 12Hz-22,000Hz
  • Driver Unit: 40mm
  • Impedance: 16 ohms
  • Sensitivity: 100dB/mW
  • Magnet: Ferrite
  • Release Date: 04/02/2004
  • MSRP: $129.99
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