66points

Sennheiser RS 165

48points

Sennheiser RS 170

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Sennheiser RS 165 vs Sennheiser RS 170

Sennheiser RS 165
Sennheiser RS 170
66
points
Sennheiser RS 165
48
points
Sennheiser RS 170

Why is Sennheiser RS 165 better than Sennheiser RS 170?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sennheiser RS 170 better than Sennheiser RS 165?

  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    110dB/mWvs106dB/mW
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

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 RS 165
Sennheiser RS 170
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 RS 165
Sennheiser RS 170
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 170
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.

For example

Amazon Echo Buds

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Sennheiser RS 170
5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

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Sennheiser RS 170
6.has a tangle free cable
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

Audeze LCD-1

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Sennheiser RS 170

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-Z1

120000Hz

21000Hz

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

18Hz

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

106dB/mW

110dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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 170
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

32 Ohms

32 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

For example

Amazon Echo Buds

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Sennheiser RS 170

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Sennheiser RS 165
Sennheiser RS 170
2.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Sennheiser RS 165
Sennheiser RS 170

Connectivity

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

Sennheiser RS 165
Sennheiser RS 170
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Sennheiser RS 165
Sennheiser RS 170
3.Has Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Sennheiser RS 170

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

For example

Amazon Echo Buds

Sennheiser RS 165
Sennheiser RS 170
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

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Sennheiser RS 170

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