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Sennheiser IE 60

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Sennheiser IE 60 review: specs and price

Sennheiser IE 60
Sennheiser IE 60
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Why is Sennheiser IE 60 better than the average?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs14.83Hz
  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs33.15 Ohms
  • Weight
    5gvs169.03g
  • Sound pressure level
    115dB/mWvs105.2dB/mW

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

5g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

2.has an in-ear form
Sennheiser IE 60

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

3.has included ear pads
Sennheiser IE 60

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

4.travel bag is included
Sennheiser IE 60

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

5.has an L-shaped plug
Sennheiser IE 60

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

6.cable length

1.2m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

18000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

10Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

115dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.impedance

16 Ohms

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser IE 60

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Sennheiser IE 60

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.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser IE 60

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

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