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Sennheiser PXC 480

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Sennheiser PXC 480 review: specs and price

Sennheiser PXC 480
Sennheiser PXC 480
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Why is Sennheiser PXC 480 better than the average?

  • Sound pressure level
    109dB/mWvs105.2dB/mW
  • longer battery life
    50hvs13.56h

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser PXC 480

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 a detachable cable
Sennheiser PXC 480

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Sennheiser PXC 480

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.

4.weight

225g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Sennheiser PXC 480

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.travel bag is included
Sennheiser PXC 480

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

23000Hz

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

17Hz

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

109dB/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

150 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 active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Sennheiser PXC 480

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.

Power

1. longer battery life

50h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

2.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser PXC 480

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.charge time

3h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser PXC 480

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser PXC 480

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser PXC 480

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.

2.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser PXC 480

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

3.has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser PXC 480

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.warranty period

2

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

5.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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