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Sennheiser RS 160 (HDR 160)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 977 reviews of Sennheiser RS 160 (HDR 160). The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and price. The usability and comfort also get good feedback, but there are some less positive opinions about the reliability.

sound, comfort, usability, price, portability

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sennheiser RS 160 (HDR 160) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 977 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sennheiser RS 160 (HDR 160)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 84 user reviews of Sennheiser RS 160 (HDR 160) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the portability and price. The usability and comfort also get good opinions, whereas there are some critical comments about the design.

sound, comfort, usability, price, portability

design

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

This summary is based on the products: Sennheiser RS 160 Over-Ear Wireless Headphones - BlackSennheiser RS 160 Closed Digital Wireless HeadphoneSennheiser HDR 160 Additional Digital Wireless headphone (without transmitter)

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Amazon.com review summary for Sennheiser RS 160 (HDR 160)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 458 user reviews of Sennheiser RS 160 (HDR 160) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the portability and price. The comfort and usability also get good comments. Some have doubts about the reliability.

sound, usability, comfort, price, portability

reliability

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

This summary is based on the products: Sennheiser RS 160 Digital Wireless HeadphonesSennheiser RS 160 Over-Ear Digital Wireless HeadphoneSennheiser HDR 160 - Supplemental RS160 Wireless Headphones (Charger/Transmitter not included)

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Sennheiser RS 160 wireless headphones

 

Superb quality over wireless as never experienced before.

Great quality when compared to other wireless headphone brands. Extremely comfortable fit for almost everyone

A little low on the bass thump. The volume controls can be a little hard to use

If you used to hate wireless headphones because they could never offer the quality of a wired headset, the Sennheiser RS 160 has been built for you. Within a range of 20m, this headphone will give superb audio quality to rival the best corded...

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Best wireless headphones for home theater

 

Reviewers say that the new Sennheiser RS 160 headphones are the best home-theater wireless model for the price. They use new Kleer wireless technology to stream lossless, CD-quality audio without interference. Their on-the-ear design features thick...

Very good sound quality, comfortable for extended use, excellent reception, good range

Hard-to-reach controls, uneven bass performance, expensive

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Sennheiser RS 160 review

 

Can the Sennheiser RS 160 produce quality wireless audio?

Good 'Kleer' tech ; Decent range ; Comfortable

Pricey ; Not very bassy

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Sennheiser RS 160 headphones

 

Looking for wireless cans?

Great sounding audio, comfort, build quality, portability options

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Sennheiser RS 160 review

 

The Sennheiser RS 160s may be rather pricey, and they lack some of the fancy features of similarly priced rivals, but they deliver simply gorgeous sound quality

Great sound quality ; Long wireless range ; Good battery life ; Comfortable to wear

Volume control is rather fiddly ; No wired option

The cans are also very comfortable to wear, as they're relatively light and can be easily adjusted to fit pretty much any size of noggin. As with most over-the-ear cans, however, your ears tend to get rather warm with prolonged wear

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Sennheiser RS 160

 

A good pair of wireless headphones, but comes at a price.

Comfortable ; Battery life ; range ; output

Price ; Boomy at high volume ; small audio wire

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Sennheiser RS 160 wireless headphones

 

A bit pricey, but these wireless headphones are genuinely good enough to replace a conventional set of wired headphones.

Pairing the headphones to the transmitter was very easy – they both automatically go into ‘enrolment’ mode when they're turned on and we were listening to our music within seconds of inserting the batteries

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Sennheiser RS160

 

The clever chaps at Sennheiser have been at it again, this time coming up with a pair of chunky cans that ditch the cables and enclose your lugholes in glorious noise-cancelling sonic luxury. And with the price tag of £130 sounding pretty good to our...

Another winner from audio over-achiever Sennheiser. They're not quite sonically perfect but for how well the idea has been executed this pair of wireless wonders gets our stamp of approval. Sennheiser RS160 is tagged with Sennheiser, RS160 and...

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Sennheiser RS160 wireless headphones review

 

A cracking pair of cans, ideal for using at home: the wireless tech works wonders

Cinch to set up, good range, great sound

Could have better bass

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RS 160 - Comfy new Wireless Headphones from Sennheiser : Shiny Shiny

 

Anyway, what we're saying is: if you think you want wireless headphones in your life, consider the digital RS 160s. Sennheiser's new wireless headphones are digital - an update on its analogue predecessors. The RS 160 has a tiny transmitter that can...

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:Traditional Headphone
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