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Sennheiser HDR 170

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2277 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the bass quality and value for money. The comfort and usability also get good reviews. Many are less positive about the soundstage. Comments are divided on the reliability.

sound, usability, comfort, value for money, bass quality

soundstage

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sennheiser HDR 170 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sennheiser HDR 170

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 243 user reviews of Sennheiser HDR 170 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk.

sound, usability, comfort, value for money, portability

reliability, soundstage

90% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sennheiser RS 170 Closed Digital Wireless HeadphoneSennheiser HDR 170 Additional Digital Wireless headphone (without transmitter) Sennheiser HDR 170 Additional Digital Wireless headphone (without transmitter)

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Amazon.com review summary for Sennheiser HDR 170

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 570 user reviews of Sennheiser HDR 170 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com.

sound, usability, comfort, portability, bass quality

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sennheiser RS 170 Digital Wireless Headphone with Dynamic Bass and Surround SoundSennheiser HDR 170 Headphone Receiver Charger/Transmitter not IncludedSennheiser HDR 170 Headphone Receiver

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Sennheiser RS 170

 

The $279.95 Sennheiser RS 170 is a set of wireless headphones with a base unit that doubles as a transmitter and a battery charger. One of the nicest things a reviewer can say about wireless headphones is that they don't sound like wireless headphones,...

The Sennheiser RS 170 is a full-size set of headphones with Kleer wireless technology that delivers CD-quality sound.

The awkward placement of the controls on the right earcup may require a longer learning curve for some users, and the transmitter/charger base lacks digital inputs.

The RS 170 continues Sennheiser's unchanging dedication to sonic clarity and they're well worth the price for anyone looking to grab wireless sound from a TV, AV receiver, cable box, or game console.

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Sennheiser RS 170 Wireless Headphones

 

The revolution in wireless headphones.

High quality sound. Transmitter doubles as a battery charger for headphone batteries. The range of the wireless signal is pretty good. You can pair multiple headphones with single transmitter

Volume controls on the headphones takes a little getting used to

This headphone set provides the best quality you could expect from a wireless headphone set today. The transmitter is also highly useful as it provides the functionality of a charger as well. In addition, the transmitter can support up to four...

Recommended!

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Sennheiser RS 170 Wireless Headphones

 

The Sennheiser RS 170 headphones offer a potent combination of practicality and audio quality.

Lossless wireless tech ; Good build quality ; Strong bass response

Boxy mid-range ; Wireless comes with price premium

Sennheiser’s RS 170 headphones offer a potent combination of practicality and audio quality while avoiding the traditional pitfalls of their peers. Whether you’re after some late-night home cinema or some music while you're doing the chores, these are...

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Sennheiser RS 170 Headphones Review

 

The Sennheiser RS 170 Headphones feature a completely wireless system to bring you extremely portable high quality headphones, don't let the wireless fool you though, the Sennheiser RS 170 Headphones still deliver the highest possible quality by...

These include UK, US, EU and AU wall adapters, detachable audio cable, RCA cable, 3.5 / 6.3mm adapter, 2 AAA NiMH rechargeable batteries (for headphones), cable dresser, cable binder and instruction manuals.

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A Wireless Headset : Sennheiser RS 170 WIreless Headset

 

b>Wireless technology has allowed users the freedom to work untethered with their keyboard and mouse. The same technology can also give greater freedom when listening to music.

With the volume set at a level for comfortable listening, it was possible to pick up some outside noise so you were not totally isolated from the world. This could prove useful if the phone or door bell demands your attention while listening to music

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Wireless or Wired : Sennheiser RS 170 & Cyber Snipa Sonar 5 1 Championship

 

Headsets are very popular ways to listen, here a choice of two. The first both conventional and unconventional as it lets you roam as its Wireless. The second intended more for gaming means you are tethered buts its USB.

Until you try a wireless headphone set you do not know the extra freedom it gives you, you could make a cup of tea, fetch a book from another room or visit the loo while still listening to your favourite music from the living room. It is 20x23x9cm...

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Sennheiser RS 180 / RS 170 / RS 160

 

We have been waiting for Kleer Audio Technology to appear in home headphones and are thrilled that Sennheiser has led the way.

Wireless headphones are nothing new. For many years there have been battery-powered headphones available, receiving from transmitter units that connect to a headphone socket or hi-fi amplifier.

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"Design flaws are shameful"

 

They annoy the BLEEP out of me and I am stuck with them.

I guess they sound good but it is hard to notice when I feel like WHIPPING them across the room and SMASHING them on the wall!

-buttons hard to tell when on or off

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"great lil' product"

 

great sound, modest price. max cordles convenience.

accurancy

plastic ear pads

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"Great sound but!!"

 

Great sound

The controls are not easy to find

Product Specifications

Configuration

Active Noise Cancellation: No
Dolby PL / AC3: No
Earclip: No
Neckband: No
Noise Cancellation: No

General Features

Ear Canal Headphone:Not Applicable
Indoor/Outdoor :Indoor
Product Type:Headphones
Signal Connection:Kleer / UHF Digital
Type:Headphones / Traditional Headphone
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