Home/studio-style, closed, over-ear headphones that come with a detachable audio cable with built-in mic and answer/music player control button for iPhone/iPod/iPad, and smart phone use, a detachable standard audio cable, and a carrying pouch.
The Sony MDR-1A home/studio-style headphones have a closed, over-ear design. These headphones are intended for use with iPods, iPads, some other cell phones, as well as standard audio devices. The MDR-1A has earphones that can swivel to flat for travel and storage. It comes with a detachable 47-inch long audio cable with built-in mic and call answer/music player control button for iPhone/iPod/iPad and smart phone use, a detachable 46-inch standard audio cable, and a carrying pouch. A free Smartkey app for Android OS 4.0 and later smart phones allows the music player control button to be used with those devices. This model is covered by a 12-month warranty.
Plug typeThe type of connection at the end of the audio cord, which will be plugged into the source component. Most have 1/8-inch standard (3-contact) "mini" jacks that fit portable devices. Models intended for use with newer iPod, iPhone, and some Blackberry smartphones, that have integrated microphones, audio player controls, and call connect/disconnect controls use a 1/8-inch 4-conductor mini jack. The audio function of models with 4-conductor mini jacks may not work properly or consistently with non-iPod/iPhone devices.
Integrated microphoneHas an integrated microphone for use with some cell phones or audio players with a recorder function.
Call connect/disconnect control
Call connect/disconnect controlThis allows you to answer or disconnect from a phone call with some cell phones.
Integrated volume control
Integrated volume controlThis allows you to adjust the volume without having to dig into your pocket or purse for a player.
Integrated function control
Integrated function controlThis allows you to control some player functions (for example: play, pause, track skip) via a control without having to dig into a pocket or purse for a player.
Warranty: parts, labor
Warranty: parts, laborWarranty (parts/labor, mo.) indicates the length of the manufacturer's warranty for parts and labor, in months.
Additional featuresAdditional features for this model.
Detachable audio cables. Earphones swivel to flat for ease of transport and storage.
Included accessoriesIndicates what additional accessories are included.
Detachable 47-inch long audio cable with built-in mic and answer/music player control button for iPhone/iPod/iPad, and smartphone use, detachable 46-inch standard audio cable, carrying pouch. Free downloadable Smartkey app available for Android OS 4.0 and later smartphones enables use of the music player control button with those devices.
Cord lengthCord lengths indicates the approximate length of the cord from the headset or earpiece to the plug, measured in inches.
WeightReflects the weight, in ounces, of the headphones including the audio cable and batteries, if any.