54points

Sennheiser Orpheus HE90

100points

Sennheiser PXC 550

Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
Comparison winner
Sennheiser PXC 550
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25 facts in comparison

Sennheiser Orpheus HE90 vs Sennheiser PXC 550

Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
Sennheiser PXC 550
54
points
Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
100
points
Sennheiser PXC 550

Why is Sennheiser Orpheus HE90 better than Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • 77000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    100000Hzvs23000Hz
  • 9Hz lower low-frequency
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    8Hzvs17Hz
  • Sweat resistant
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  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Sennheiser Orpheus HE90?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?

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.

Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
Sennheiser PXC 550
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 Orpheus HE90
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.

Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
Sennheiser PXC 550
4.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
Sennheiser PXC 550
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 Orpheus HE90
Sennheiser PXC 550
6.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

100000Hz

23000Hz

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

8Hz

17Hz

3.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.

Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
Sennheiser PXC 550
4.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.

Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
Sennheiser PXC 550
5.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.

Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
Sennheiser PXC 550

Power

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

Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
Sennheiser PXC 550
2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
Sennheiser PXC 550

Connectivity

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

Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
Sennheiser PXC 550
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 Orpheus HE90
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.

Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
Sennheiser PXC 550

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 Orpheus HE90
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.

Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
Sennheiser PXC 550
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

3

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 Orpheus HE90
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.

Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
Sennheiser PXC 550
6.has voice commands
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You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Sennheiser Orpheus HE90
Sennheiser PXC 550

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