62points

Sennheiser HDR 170

63points

Sennheiser RS 165

Sennheiser HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 165
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Sennheiser HDR 170 vs Sennheiser RS 165

Sennheiser HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 165
62
points
Sennheiser HDR 170
63
points
Sennheiser RS 165

Why is Sennheiser HDR 170 better than Sennheiser RS 165?

  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    110dB/mWvs106dB/mW
  • 72g lighter
    228gvs300g

Why is Sennheiser RS 165 better than Sennheiser HDR 170?

  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
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Price comparison

Design

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

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Sennheiser RS 165
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

Sennheiser HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 165
3.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.

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Sennheiser RS 165
4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

For example

Audio Technica ATH-ANC300TW

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Sennheiser RS 165
5.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

228g

300g

6.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

For example

Sol Republic Soundtrack Wireless

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Sennheiser RS 165

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. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

21000Hz

21000Hz

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. Show more

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

18Hz

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

110dB/mW

106dB/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.

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Sennheiser RS 165
5.impedance
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Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

32 Ohms

32 Ohms

6.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

Umidigi Ubeats

Sennheiser HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 165

Power

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

Sennheiser HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 165
2.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

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Sennheiser RS 165

Connectivity

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

Sennheiser HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 165
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Sennheiser HDR 170
Sennheiser RS 165
3.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Audio Technica ATH-ANC300TW

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Sennheiser RS 165

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.

For example

Umidigi Ubeats

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Sennheiser RS 165
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.

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