Sony MDR MV1 Headphones & C 80 Uni Directional Microphone Launched in India

Sony MDR MV1 Headphones & C 80 Uni Directional Microphone Launched in India

Sony MDR MV1 Headphones & C 80 Uni Directional Microphone Launched in India

Sony India has launched the MDR-MV1 Reference Monitor Headphones, aimed at professional sound engineers and musicians. In addition, Sony has introduced the C-80, a Uni-directional condenser microphone perfect for home studios, which is suitable for recording vocals, instruments, vlogging, webcasting and podcasting.

Sony MDR-MV1 Headphones

The headphones are designed specifically for sound engineers and music creators. These headphones offer precise sound object positioning in a 360-degree space, along with clear, hi-resolution audio and a wide frequency range.

They are perfect for capturing localization and detailed sound changes, making them suitable for professional mixing and mastering tasks. The MDR-MV1 headphones feature a lightweight and comfortable design, with breathable earpads for prolonged use. They also come with a high-quality replaceable cable and stereo mini-jack adapter.

Quick specifications: Sony MDR-MV1 headphones

  • Headphone Type: Open back, dynamic
  • Driver Unit: 40mm
  • Impedance (Ohm): 24 ohms at 1Khz
  • Sensitivities (dB/mW): 100 dB/mW
  • Frequency response: 5 Hz – 80,000 Hz (IEC)
  • Detachable Cord Type
  • Cord Length: 2.5m
  • Weight: 233g

Sony C-80 Uni-directional microphone

The Microphones are designed for home studios. This Uni-directional condenser microphone is perfect for a range of recording applications, such as voice, instrumental, vlogging, webcasting and podcasting. The C-80 inherits key features from Sony’s renowned C-800G and C-100 microphones.

It incorporates a noise elimination construction, ensuring low noise and clear sound reproduction. The dual diaphragm configuration helps maintain vocal stability during recording, while capturing rich mid-range tones. The microphone also provides realistic instrument reproduction and effectively suppresses boomy low frequencies and noise when recording in close proximity.

Quick specifications: Sony C-80 Uni-directional microphone

  • Type: Condenser Microphone
  • Frequency response: 20Hz-20Khz
  • Directivity: Uni-directional
  • Dynamic range: More than 125.5dB
  • Signal-to-Noise ratio: 81.5dB
  • Max Input Sound Pressure level: More than 138dB SPL
  • Connector: XLR-3-12C (Male)
  • Dimensions: 40mm x 158 mm
  • Weight: 215g

Pricing and availability

The Sony MDR-MV1 headphones are available for Rs. 39,990, while the C-80 microphone is priced at Rs. 49,990.

Both products will be available from July 3rd, 2023 at Sony retail stores, ShopatSC portal, major electronics stores and other e-commerce websites in India.

Commenting on the launch, Shohei Toyoda, Head of Audio Business, Sony India, said:

As the demand for spatial sound and high-quality streaming music services increases, there is a need for headphones that can adapt and enhance these immersive experiences. Sony’s rich audio heritage is evident in the launch of the MDR-MV1, a versatile and stylish option for home or studio use. These headphones prioritize comfort, showcase Sony’s craftsmanship, and offer long-lasting durability while allowing users to accurately reproduce sounds as the artist intended.