50points

Sennheiser CX Sport

65points

Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports

Sennheiser CX Sport
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Sennheiser CX Sport vs Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports

Sennheiser CX Sport
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports
50
points
Sennheiser CX Sport
65
points
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports

Why is Sennheiser CX Sport better than Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    17Hzvs18Hz
  • 7.93g lighter
    15.07gvs23g
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • 22 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    24vs2
  • Has voice prompts
    ?

Why is Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports better than Sennheiser CX Sport?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    120dB/mWvs112dB/mW
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Sennheiser CX Sport
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports
2.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

Sennheiser CX Sport
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports
3.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

Sennheiser CX Sport
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

15.07g

23g

5.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sennheiser CX Sport
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports
6.has a tangle free cable
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sennheiser CX Sport
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

17Hz

18Hz

3.sound pressure level
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Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

112dB/mW

120dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Sennheiser CX Sport
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports
5.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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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.

For example

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

Sennheiser CX Sport
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports
6.has a neodymium magnet
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Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

For example

JBL T460BT

Sennheiser CX Sport
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Sennheiser CX Sport
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports
2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Sennheiser CX Sport
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports
3.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Sennheiser CX Sport
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Sennheiser CX Sport
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Sennheiser CX Sport
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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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.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

Sennheiser CX Sport
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports
4.Has Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Sennheiser CX Sport
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports
5.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
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802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

For example

Debussy Nathaniel

Sennheiser CX Sport
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports
6.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
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802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

For example

JBL Reflect Contour 2

Sennheiser CX Sport
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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.

Sennheiser CX Sport
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports
2.control panel placed on a device
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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.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Sennheiser CX Sport
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

1

4.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Sennheiser CX Sport
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports
5.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Jabra Elite 75t

Sennheiser CX Sport
Sennheiser OCX 686 Sports
6.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

24

2

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