Let the bass drop. Whether you choose the 30, 40, 50, or 70mm drivers, all Extra Bass headphones share the same mission: Deliver big, booming bass.
When asked what inspired the unique style of the headphones, designer Jun Komiyama said, "When I saw a puffy, luxurious, huge sofa I thought, 'Now that?s what I want. "He envisioned a handmade-like heaviness and high-quality impression that's clearly evident in the final result. Mr. Komiyama's main objective was to create a shape that would appeal to lovers of bass-heavy club music and hip-hop. One look at the king-sized ear cushions and you know what's in store.
To achieve dramatic bass that really moves you, headphones need to produce ultra-low frequencies. As the chart suggests, Extra Bass headphones crush the likes of normal headphones with low levels that make all the difference.
Prepare yourself for the monster bass of the MDR-XB500 Extra Bass headphones. Sporting a circum-aural closed design, the ear cushions are angled parallel and connected by a quality cloth-lined headband that reduces pressure for a comfortable fit. From the dynamic 40mm diaphragm driver units to the incredibly high level of sound isolation, the Extra Bass headphones deliver the dramatic bass that moves you.
Exclusively engineered by Sony, the extra-large 40mm Extra Bass diaphragm driver units accurately reproduce ultra-low frequency sounds and deliver dynamic, deep bass reproduction.
Providing more than exceptional sound, the Extra Bass headphones feature ultra-thick, pressure-relieving ear cushions for supreme comfort and better acoustic performance. Each earcup measures 1.8 inches in thickness and 3.7 inches in diameter. The flat and seamless, cloth-lined headband delivers enhanced wearing comfort.
Easily carry your Extra Bass headphones wherever you go with the included carrying pouch.
Experience the ultimate in comfortable listening with the Extra Bass headphones' over-the head, around the ear circum-aural design. The drivers inside the ear cups are angled parallel to your ears to not only reduce pressure, but increase comfort and deliver an unbelievable listening experience.
Minimize tangles while you're on the move with the flat yet durable Y-type 3.9ft. (1.2m) cord. Also includes a gold-plated, L-shaped stereo mini plug.
Built with a direct vibe structure to ensure high audio fidelity, the Extra Bass headphones feature a tightly sealed acoustic design that allows for a high level of sound isolation which reproduces powerful and extended bass sound.
Sound leakage and a loss in audio quality are minimized thanks to a sealed acoustic design. Additionally, the MDR-XB500 headphones have an exceptionally wide frequency response from 4-24,000 Hz.
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