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Sennheiser PXC 550-II review: specs and price

Sennheiser PXC 550-II
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Sennheiser PXC 550-II

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550-II better than the average?

  • Sound pressure level
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    110dB/mWvs104.87dB/mW
  • Battery life
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    30hvs13.77h
  • Driver unit size
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    32mmvs30.58mm
  • Bluetooth version
    5vs4.26
  • Number of microphones
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    3vs1.14
  • Warranty period
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    2vs1.82
  • Battery power
    730mAhvs332.63mAh
  • Mic sensitivity
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    -34dBV/Pavs-41.2dBV/Pa

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

Sennheiser PXC 550-II
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 PXC 550-II
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 PXC 550-II
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

Mpow Fly Plus

Sennheiser PXC 550-II
5.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Mpow Fly Plus

Sennheiser PXC 550-II
6.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

227g

Sound quality

1.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

2.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

23000Hz

3.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

17Hz

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.

Sennheiser PXC 550-II
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

46 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.

Sennheiser PXC 550-II

Power

1.Battery life
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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

Cleer Enduro 100

100h

30h

2.charge time
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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

3h

3.battery power
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Best

Phaz P5

2000mAh

730mAh

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

Sennheiser PXC 550-II
5.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Sennheiser PXC 550-II
6.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

For example

House of Marley Redemption ANC

Sennheiser PXC 550-II

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
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Best

Soul Electronics X-Tra

10

5

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

Sennheiser PXC 550-II
3.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 PXC 550-II
4.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

Edifier W570BT

Sennheiser PXC 550-II
5.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Audio Technica ATH-ANC300TW

Sennheiser PXC 550-II

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 PXC 550-II
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 PXC 550-II
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

Philips PH805

8

3

4.has a noise-cancelling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Sennheiser PXC 550-II
5.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

Sennheiser CX Sport

24

2

6.Has voice prompts
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With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Sennheiser PXC 550-II

Miscellaneous

1.mic sensitivity
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It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.

Best

Jabra Elite Active 45e

38dBV/Pa

-34dBV/Pa

2.highest frequency mic
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The highest frequencies that the mic can pick up well. Better for recording treble.

Best

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2

100000Hz

10000Hz

3.lowest potential operating temperature
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The minimum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.

Best

Jabra Elite Active 65t

-10°C

0°C

4.lowest frequency mic
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The lowest frequencies that the mic can pick up well. Better for recording bass. If a microphone is going to be used for speech, a voice microphone, it must have great gain for bass, since human voice is in the low frequencies.

Best

Audio Technica ATH-MSR7

5Hz

50Hz

5.maximum operating temperature
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The maximum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 550-II

55°C

55°C

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