62points

Sennheiser CX 6.00BT

59points

Sennheiser HDR 170

Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
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Sennheiser CX 6.00BT vs Sennheiser HDR 170

Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
Sennheiser HDR 170
62
points
Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
59
points
Sennheiser HDR 170

Why is Sennheiser CX 6.00BT better than Sennheiser HDR 170?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
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    17Hzvs18Hz
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    112dB/mWvs110dB/mW
  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 214g lighter
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    14gvs228g
  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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Why is Sennheiser HDR 170 better than Sennheiser CX 6.00BT?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has a removable battery
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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
Sennheiser HDR 170
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
Sennheiser HDR 170
Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
3.has a detachable cable
Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
Sennheiser HDR 170
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
Sennheiser HDR 170
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

14g

228g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
Sennheiser HDR 170
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

17Hz

18Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

21000Hz

21000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
Sennheiser HDR 170
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
Sennheiser HDR 170
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
5.sound pressure level

112dB/mW

110dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
Sennheiser HDR 170
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
Sennheiser HDR 170
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
Sennheiser HDR 170
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
Sennheiser HDR 170
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
Sennheiser HDR 170
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
Sennheiser HDR 170
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.Has Bluetooth aptX
Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
Sennheiser HDR 170
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
Sennheiser HDR 170
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
5.supports Wi-Fi
Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
Sennheiser HDR 170
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
Sennheiser HDR 170
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
Sennheiser HDR 170
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
Sennheiser HDR 170
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
4.Has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser CX 6.00BT
Sennheiser HDR 170
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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