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Sennheiser MX 500W

alaTest has collected and analyzed 505 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and design. The bass quality and value for money are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the reliability.

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

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sennheiser MX 500W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sennheiser MX 500W

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 67 user reviews of Sennheiser MX 500W from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk.

value for money, sound, bass quality, treble quality, design

reliability, build quality

82% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sennheiser Mx 500 White HeadphonesSennheiser MX500 - In Ear Headphones - BlackSennheiser MX 500 Headphones

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Amazon.com review summary for Sennheiser MX 500W

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 204 user reviews of Sennheiser MX 500W from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com.

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

reliability

86% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sennheiser MX500 Lightweight In-Ear Headphones (Blue)Sennheiser MX 500W Lightweight In-Ear Headphone (White)

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Sennheiser MX500 Headphones

 

Makers of premium consumer electronics face a difficult choice when they opt to sell lower-grade accessories: release unimpressive products and tarnish a good brand name, or release impressive products and risk cannibalizing sales of their expensive ones

Best value-priced pick for iPod replacement headphones for the price, nice integrated volume control, fit, look and case

No need to buy them until your iPod pack-ins die and can't be replaced under warranty ; very similar to Apple's product

If anyone wants the ultimate in-ear phones try the Shure-E2 E3 or E5's. These are without a doubt THE BEST MONEY CAN BUY. Forget any of these "consumer" products, these are designed for the pro market. Any time you see a performer on stage with...

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Sennheiser MX 500 white review

 

The headphone gurus have gone iPod white

p>Great price Clear sound Accurate bass response White to match iPod 2-year warranty</p

p>Eartips would be better than buds</p

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Sennheiser MX 500

 

The Sennheiser MX 500 are designed as an ideal pair of ear buds for iPod owners who are looking to get rid of the poor quality stock offering; but the...

Volume control on cord

Poor sound quality, lacking in bass, Uncomfortable

We can’t recommend these headphones. The sound quality is below average, they lack bass and they’re uncomfortable. A disappointing effort.

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Sennheiser MX-500 headphones review

 

Sennheiser: the very word screams quality. Since 1945, this German company have produced some of the finest audio equipment available. Until the early-1990s, in the UK at least, they were only widely known of in audiophile circles, but these days you...

Good sound, cheap

In-ear headphones can damage your hearing

Small (ish), stylish and punching above their weight in the sound department. A good budget choice for improving your iPod experience

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SENNHEISER MX500W 3.5mm Connector Earbud Lightweight Headphones

 

headphones work great..crisp sound..bass is OK....the windup case they came with is very convienant

not the best headphones ever but for minamil $$ they get the job done

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Superb sound but...

 

wondering about the 1/4 adapter connector hmmmm its not in my package

Superb sound, better than sony h.ear earbuds

bass on the low side

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Great

 

Only issue i had with these phones was the shipping time. I ordered standard UPS and it took nearly an entire business week to get them. Other than that i have zero complaints. They work flawlessly with my RIO MP3 player .

Very Nice sound for teh money you pay ; Volume control on the cord

Short cord (if you need a long one)

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Great sound but...

 

if u are looking for sound then its a GREAT buy (especially for the price) but the cord length can be a little annoying...

Great sound, fits comfortabley in ears, great quality

only down i can really think is the length of the cord. I cant put my Zen in my pants pocket... i have to put it in my hoodie pouch

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SENNHEISER MX500 3.5mm Connector Earbud Headphone/Headset

 

The earphones, while I'd admit, has pretty good bass response, it is NOT as good as the 4th generation iPod earphones. The bass response is there, but the it does not outclass a good pair of studio headphones (the ones DJs and studio artists use)....

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Awesome headphones

 

This pair of headphones is simply awesome. I got these headphones around a month back and I am totally satisfied with my selection. The sound quality is really good.

Product Specifications

These small headset provide you with full-bodied stereo sound with powerful bass response. They feature ultra-lightweight design for comfortable musical enjoyment, cool metallic look, delivering superior sound reproduction. The volume control is built into the cable, And the convenient carrying box that fits easily into your pocket.

Configuration

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

General Features

Ear Canal Headphone: No
Indoor/Outdoor :Outdoor
Signal Connection:Wired
Type:In Ear
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