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Sennheiser MX 560

Sennheiser MX 560
alaScore 79

248 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 248 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the bass quality and comfort are on the whole positive. The usability and value for money are also mentioned favorably. The build quality and reliability get negative views.

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

reliability, build quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sennheiser MX 560 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 248 reviews)

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Amazon review summary for Sennheiser MX 560


alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 user reviews of Sennheiser MX 560 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on

sound, value for money, portability, bass quality, size

comfort, build quality

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

This summary is based on the products: Sennheiser MX 560-B Basswind In-Ear Stereo Headphone (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Sennheiser MX 560 Earbuds with Cable Winder (Black)Sennheiser MX 560-R High-Performance Earbuds with Dynamic Basswind Sound (Red)

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Not What I was Hoping For


Hurts my ears after only a few minutes wearing them. I\'ll probably pass these on to my daughter; maybe she\'ll like them.

Easy To Use

Overly Attenuated Bass","Poor Sound Quality","Uncomfortable wGlasses

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Most expensive headphones I ever bought.


They're definitely the most expensive pair of headphones I have ever bought,and so when I put them on I noticed the sound difference immediately,and the ear cushions are very soft and gentle on my ear.I thinks it's fair to say that you can a big bang...

Clear Sound","Cool Rubber Crosshair","Easy To Use","Lightweight","Sexy Look

Long wire


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SENNHEISER HD428 3.5mm/ 6.3mm Connector Circumaural Headphone


Sennheiser Make these with a thicker cord and they would be perfect

really nice, good build quality classic sennheiser plastic, REALLY comfortable i think i have average to slightly large ears and these fit right over them and the padding is amazing. need a little burn in when new but good sound quality

thin cord, haven't had any problems yet but if anything goes wrong i would guess it would be the cord

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very happy with my purchase


I like these headphones because there easy to use, and not bulky they have great sound that is getting better the more I use them would reccomend them to anyone!

Clear Sound","Compact","Easy To Use","Lightweight","Versatile

Great sound

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Worth the money


I bought these from another sight for 54$ so i got a slightly better deal. These pair of cans are fantastic for the price i payed. The padding on the plastic band is slightly uncomfortable for me, but it should eventually break in and that should be...

Very nice build quality for being all plastic. The swivel on the cups has a very large range which can be great for some people. Good size not ridiculously big just slightly larger than what i truly wanted. These sound fantastic. The highs are very...

The earcups are just about the right size but the padding is not as soft as i would like. Hopefully they become worn in with time. Other reviewers say their cords are short, however i found mine to be very long. I would say it's about 8 to 10 feet...

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eggcellent f/ $


- bought them at local electronics store BB.. NewEgg is slightly cheaper and I <3 them, just was in a pinch :) - decent quality for the price can't expect much better; just certain parts of the headphones are sure to break without special care given...

Sound great; incredible difference in comparison to stock stuff & anything around the 20-30 $ range. It's really worth a few extra bucks to hear audio closer to the way it was heard when it was mixed ; Sound reduction is impressive for having no active...

biggest con is cord length. I've found shure always appropriately lengths their cords, and others sometimes come with an extension; this cord/cable is NOT long enough for typical usage. Only long enough to be comfortable for maybe mp3 in a car, pocket,...

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Really good for the price


The sound is really great. In small heads they don't fit properly, a little loose.

Clear Sound","Lightweight

Fitting not the best

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Good Product


These are great headphones, good dynamic range and excellent sound quality. They are weak in the lower ranges (the bass is not extensive). They are comfortable on the head and have a nice ear-feel.

Clear Sound","Lightweight

Weak bass

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J & & and Sennheiser to the rescue!


It is one of the better gifts I've given my husband for Valentines Day. Not expensive yet top of the line.

Comfortable","Compact","Durable","Good Value","Great Sound","Lightweight

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Product Specifications

The MX 560 are a powerful, bass driven earphones featuring Sennheiser's innovative "Basswind" system for the best sound on the go. They feature a convenient cable winder and a carrying pouch for maximum convenience while using and storing the earphones.

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Ear-bud
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:19 - 20000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Recommended Use:Game console / Portable audio system


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sennheiser MX

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty