Sony MDR-7506 gaming headset performance benchmarks

The Sony MDR-7506 is a relatively new headset. In terms of sound quality, the Sony MDR-7506 is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. The Sony MDR-7506 suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments. For gaming, the Sony MDR-7506 is not up to par with other similar headsets. Sound leakage is worse that other competitors. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the Sony MDR-7506 is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports. The Sony MDR-7506 is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv. In terms of noise cancelling, the Sony MDR-7506 has underwhelming sound performance and below average noise handling.

 Sony MDR-7506 gaming headset performance benchmarks
Model Sony MDR-7506
Travel-Friendly / Outside Noise Isolation 2.7 / 5.0
Critical Listening / Sound Quality 3.7 / 5.0
Gaming Quality 2.8 / 5.0
Office Environment Sound Isolation 2.9 / 5.0
Comfort and Stability while doing Sports 2.8 / 5.0
Watching TV Sound Experience 3.0 / 5.0
Price $ 89.1
Year 2019
Microphone No
Wireless No
Battery Life 0.0 Hours
Ear Breathability 3.3 / 5.0
Comfort 3.5 / 5.0
Controls 0.0 / 5.0
Noise Handling 0.0 / 5.0
Microphone Quality 0.0 / 5.0


MDR-7506 Base/Dock

Dock ChargingN/A
Line InN/A
Line OutN/A
Optical InputN/A
PC CompatibleN/A
PS4 CompatibleN/A
Power SupplyN/A
RCA InputN/A
USB InputN/A
Xbox One CompatibleN/A

MDR-7506 Bass

High-Bass-0.35 dB
Low-Bass3.18 dB
Low-Frequency Extension10.91 Hz
Mid-Bass2.45 dB
Std. Err.2.34 dB

MDR-7506 Battery

Audio while chargingN/A
Battery LifeN/A
Battery TypeN/A
Charge TimeN/A
Passive PlaybackN/A
Power Saving FeatureN/A

MDR-7506 Bluetooth

Bluetooth VersionN/A
Multi-Device PairingN/A
NFC PairingN/A

MDR-7506 Breathability

Avg.Temp.Difference5.3 C

MDR-7506 Cable

Connection1/8" TRS
Length4.17 ft

MDR-7506 Case

TypeNo case

MDR-7506 Comfort

Clamping Force0.85 lbs
Weight0.46 lbs

MDR-7506 Controls

Additional ButtonsN/A
Call/Music ControlNo
Channel MixingN/A
Ease of useN/A
Microphone ControlN/A
Noise Canceling ControlN/A
Volume ControlNo

MDR-7506 Frequency Response Consistency

Avg. Std. Deviation0.51 dB

MDR-7506 Latency

Default Latency0 ms
aptX LatencyN/A
aptX(LL) LatencyN/A

MDR-7506 Leakage

Overall Leakage @ 1ft37.13 dB

MDR-7506 Mid

High-Mid-0.25 dB
Low-Mid-0.97 dB
Mid-Mid-0.93 dB
Std. Err.1.42 dB

MDR-7506 Noise Handling


MDR-7506 Noise Isolation

Bass0.53 dB
Mid-7.14 dB
Overall Attenuation-11.75 dB
Self-Noise0 dB
Treble-29.17 dB

MDR-7506 Portability

H2.9 "
L5 "
Transmitter requiredN/A
Volume82 Cu. Inches
W5.7 "

MDR-7506 Recording Quality

FR Std. Dev.N/A
Weighted THDN/A

MDR-7506 Soundstage

Correlated Crosstalk0.0 dB
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)2.87 dB
PRTF Distance9.66 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)1.72 dB

MDR-7506 Total Harmonic Distortion

Weighted THD @ 1004.193
Weighted THD @ 900.67

MDR-7506 Treble

High-Treble-7.66 dB
Low-Treble2.43 dB
Mid-Treble-0.62 dB
Std. Err.4.27 dB

MDR-7506 Wired

Analog AudioYes
OS CompatibilityNot OS specific
PC CompatibleAudio Only
PS4 CompatibleAudio Only
USB AudioNo
Xbox One CompatibleAudio Only

MDR-7506 Wireless Range

Line of Sight RangeN/A
Obstructed RangeN/A

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Critics Reviews

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