Sony MDR-NC200D

  • Sony MDR-NC200D
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  • The Sony MDR-NC200Ds are compact noise-canceling headphones with a creative design, deep bass, and adequate noise cancellation. The headphones fold up to fit into a convenient carrying case and can still play music without the noise cancellation engaged.
  • Effective active noise cancellation, comfortable fit.
  • Highly effective noise cancellation that auto-adjusts to your environment, Comfortable for long-term listening, Detachable (and thus replaceable) cable.


  • Slight, but audible hiss with noise canceling on, and the headphones lack an integrated microphone for making calls.
  • Detectable active noise cancellation, EQ needed to compensate for muddy sound.

Expert reviews and ratings

By on 60

The ’ noise-cancelling does a good job of smoothing out the world’s background noise.However, this effect is also apparent in the sound coming out of their drivers; with the tech turned on, everything sounds a bit too gentle and muffled. The...

By cnet on 77

If you can't afford Bose's QuietComfort noise-canceling headphones, the attractively designed and more affordable Sony MDR-NC200Ds are worth your...

By Engadget on

Everything said, we enjoyed our time with Sony's MDR-NC200D noise-cancelling headphones. The fit is excellent, the active sound quality is pleasing, the build quality is solid and most importantly, the automatic noise-cancellation works seamlessly...

By Maximum PC on 70

We've never been big fans of headphones that use active noise cancellation, chiefly because they mask the sound of aircraft engines, HVAC systems, computers, and other sources of ambient noise by generating noise of their own. A far better strategy,...

By PC Mag on 60

Sony’s MDR-NC200D Digital Noise Canceling Headphones auto-adjust to the ambient noise in your environment, but they suffer from distortion that should never occur in this price range....

International Review By Ere Numérique on 70

Avec ce casque, Sony fait honneur à son nom. En effet, il est très luxueux et particulièrement réussi esthétiquement. Il est d’autant plus dommage que la réduction de bruit reste limitée, tout comme le rendu...

International Review By on

Mit dem MDR-NC200D möchte Sony potenzielle Käufer ansprechen, die in der Öffentlichkeit Musik oder Hörbücher genießen möchten, ohne durch Außengeräusche belästigt zu werden. Möglich macht das eine...

International Review By on 77

Wer sich die Störschall unterdrückenden QuietComfort-Kopfhörermodelle von Bose nicht leisten kann oder will, sollte sich den attraktiv gestalteten und preislich deutlich interessanteren Sony MDR-NC200D einmal genauer anschauen. Fanden Sie...