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Sennheiser MX 550

Sennheiser MX 550
alaScore 76

291 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 291 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the usability and comfort are overall positive. The bass quality and value for money are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some critical comments about the reliability.

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

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sennheiser MX 550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sennheiser MX 550

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 33 user reviews of Sennheiser MX 550 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk.

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

design, reliability

42% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sennheiser MX 550 Stereo EarphonesSennheiser MX500 - In Ear Headphones - Black

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Amazon.com review summary for Sennheiser MX 550

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 173 user reviews of Sennheiser MX 550 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com.

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

reliability

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sennheiser MX500 Lightweight In-Ear Headphone (Blue) with Carrying Case

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Expert review by:

Sennheiser MX500

 

Plug them in. They play music. Life is good

The buds have crystal clear mids. There is an inline volume slider. The buds themselves do not actually penetrate the ear canal; instead, they nestle in your ears

The package says “powerful bass response.” That’s most definitely an exaggeration. The bass response is average, at best. It's clean, just not powerful

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Sennheiser MX 550 earphones review

 

Very good sound quality.

The volume control started malfunctioning after a few months.

Overall I like the Sennheiser MX 550 earphones because they sound really well. If you decide to buy these earphones keep in mind that the thin cables are pretty fragile and don't overuse the volume control or you'll need to go back to the store after a...

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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 550

 

Sound quality is good and the price was reasonable

1. That round box that they come in is terrible. I ended up having to break it to get the earphones out ; 2. The 'sock' that goes over the metal part of the earphone split while being put on ; 3. They were not very comfortable. I have since bought...

Product Specifications

The powerful MX 550 earphones feature Sennheiser's innovative "Basswind" system, a symmetrical cable and an ultra-lightweight volume control.

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Ear-bud
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:18 - 21000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Recommended Use:Portable audio system
Type:Headphones

Header

Manufacturer:Sennheiser
Model:550
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sennheiser MX

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty
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