Pictures

47PRO SCORE
GIVE IT AN OVERALL RATING
2.44444444444444 6 5 0
2.44444444444444
16 VOTES

The Sony MDR-RF970RK is a high-end wireless headphone set that is designed to provide a comfortable form of mobility.

Where to buy

Seller Price Seller Rating
Show more
Pros

90 degree transmission angle

1 agrees

Looks pretty nice

1 agrees

Lightweight- will forget you have them on after a while

1 agrees

Sound quality is excellent- very clear even at higher volumes

1 agrees

Excellent range- can be on a different level of your house and still get a clear signal

1 agrees

All the adapters needed to connect them to either the RCA out ports on a TV

1 agrees

Long battery life

1 agrees
  • Only 3 words are allowed.
Cons

Poor internal circuitry means that loud/dynamic volumes will be clipped

2 agree

Auto-off/on design can be frustrating and finicky

2 agree

Constant static

2 agree

Tinny audio sound

2 agree

transmitter must be plugged in for headphones to work so travelling without an outlet is out.

0 agrees
  • Only 3 words are allowed.
Edit

 

The Sony MDR-RF970RK is a high-end wireless headphone set that is designed to provide a comfortable form of mobility. The MDR-RF970RK headphone set is targeted for casual in-home and business use by a more mature user audience. With the headphones comes a high-power 900MHz radio frequency wireless transmitter that allows users to listen in up to a whopping 150 feet away for extreme portability. The set comes as a complete kit with the transmitter, headphones, a rechargable battery with a battery life up to 14 hours, a connecting cable, and a UniMatch plug adapter and AC power adapter. The MDR-RF970RK headphones also include additional features such as an auto on/off that is triggered when headphones are put on your head, a single volume control dial, easy connection supported which enables simple connection to a wide variety of sound sources, and Neodymium Magnets for higher fidelity sound. The Sony MDR-RF970RK headphone set was released on August 1, 2007 and has an MSRP of $99.99, which is listed on the official Sony website.

Key Specs
  • 900MHz radio frequency Wireless support with a maximum transmission range of up to 150 feet away
  • Transmitter included
  • 90 degree transmission angle
  • auto on/off triggered when placed, or taken off, your head
  • Induction charger connection; not standard direct pin contact, integrated for ease
  • FM band tuner, and channel tuner for automatic signal connection
  • single volume control
  • easy connection/hookup
  • Transmitter Frequency Response: 30-12,000Hz
  • Effective Range : 150 ft
  • Driver Unit: 40mm
  • Power Requirements: Rechargeable NiMH battery (supplied); up to 14 hours of continuous listening time
  • Magnet: Neodymium
  • Weight: (Transmitter) 220g 
  • Release Date: 08/01/2007
  • MSRP: $99.99
About Us