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Sennheiser MX 581

alaTest has collected and analyzed 146 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the durability and usability. The design and price are also mentioned favorably, but the reliability and treble quality get less positive views. There are some mixed reviews about the bass quality.

sound, price, design, usability, durability

portability, treble quality, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sennheiser MX 581 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 146 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sennheiser MX 581

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 13 user reviews of Sennheiser MX 581 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk.

sound, price, durability, usability, comfort

portability, reliability

92% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sennheiser MX 581 Ergonomic Stereo Earphones with Integrated Volume Control

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Amazon.com review summary for Sennheiser MX 581

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of Sennheiser MX 581 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, price, usability, design, comfort

portability

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sennheiser MX 581 In-Ear Stereo Headphone with Intergrated Volume ControlSennheiser MX 581 Stereo Stereo Headphones with Intergrated Volume Control

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Sennheiser MX 581 earphones

 

The Sennheiser MX 581 earphones are sleekly designed and deliver good quality mid-range audio. However, pushing these earphones too far results in tre...

Good sound quality at moderate volume levels, comfortable design that can be altered to suit small or large ears

Distortion of bass and harsh treble at high volume levels

Available for a reasonable price, the Sennheiser MX 581 earbuds offer a boost in sound quality over the earbuds bundled with most MP3 players. However, if you push these earphones too hard you will encounter bass and treble distortion.

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These Sennheiser headphones are designed for listeners with smaller ears

 

Available for a reasonable price, the Sennheiser MX 581 earbuds offer a boost in sound quality over the earbuds bundled with most MP3 players. However, if you push these earphones too hard you will encounter bass and treble distortion.

Good sound quality at moderate volume levels, comfortable design that can be altered to suit small or large ears

Distortion of bass and harsh treble at high volume levels

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Sennheiser MX 581 review

 

However, pushing these earphones too far results in treble and bass distortion. With the right volume and right genres of music, the Sennheiser MX 581 headphones can sound great, comparing favourably to other similar priced earbuds and beating the...

The Sennheiser MX 581 earbuds aren’t designed for audiophiles, but for day-to-day use they fare better than the stock headphones supplied with almost all MP3 players.

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Sennheiser MX 581 review

 

The Sennheiser MX 581 earbuds aren’t designed for audiophiles, but for day-to-day use they fare better than the stock headphones supplied with almost all MP3 players.

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love my Sennheisers

 

I use my earphones daily for at least 4hrs. These earphones have excellent sound for classical and jazz type music, as you can hear the instrumentation very clearly. Vocal is nice and clear also. However, if you must have bass pounding sound, you...

Cord less prone to tangle","Excellent highs mids","Price","Sophisticated looking

Bass not as prominent","Volume button a tad heavy

Consumer review by:

Mario

 

More expensive but not better than my Sennheiser CX215. Not recommended.

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Sennheiser MX 581 In-Ear Stereo Headphones w/ Volume Control

 

I mistakenly thought the volume control included in the cord was a remote which would change the songs but it obviously isn't. That might have made the set acceptable but on the whole the set to me is just average and I will probably not use them...

Product Specifications

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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