100points

Sennheiser PXC 550

64points

Sennheiser RS 165

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Sennheiser PXC 550 vs Sennheiser RS 165

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser RS 165
100
points
Sennheiser PXC 550
64
points
Sennheiser RS 165

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Sennheiser RS 165?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    23000Hzvs21000Hz
  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
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    17Hzvs18Hz
  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    110dB/mWvs106dB/mW
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 73g lighter
    227gvs300g
  • 12h longer battery life
    ?

    30hvs18h
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?

Why is Sennheiser RS 165 better than Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • 458 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs490 Ohms
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has a removable battery
    ?

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 PXC 550
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 PXC 550
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.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

227g

300g

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

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Sennheiser RS 165
6.has a tangle free cable
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

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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

23000Hz

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.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

17Hz

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

490 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.

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Sennheiser RS 165

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

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

30h

18h

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

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Sennheiser RS 165
3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser RS 165
4.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser RS 165

Connectivity

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

Sennheiser PXC 550
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 PXC 550
Sennheiser RS 165
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 PXC 550
Sennheiser RS 165
4.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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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 applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

Sennheiser PXC 550
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.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser RS 165
3.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.

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Sennheiser RS 165
4.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 PXC 550
Sennheiser RS 165
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

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

2

2

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.

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