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Sennheiser MX 581

alaTest has collected and analyzed 146 reviews of Sennheiser MX 581. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and usability. The design and price are also mentioned favorably. Many are critical about the reliability and treble quality.

sound, price, design, usability, size

bass quality, 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 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sennheiser MX 581

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 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 4.0/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the bass quality and design are on the whole positive. The price and durability also get good feedback. Comments are divided on the size. There are some critical reviews about the reliability and portability.

sound, durability, price, design, bass quality

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

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sennheiser MX 581

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 user reviews of Sennheiser MX 581 from Amazon.com. 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 Amazon.com. Comments about the size and design are on the whole positive. The usability and sound are also appreciated. There are some mixed views about the bass quality, and there are some critical comments about the portability.

price, sound, usability, design, size

portability

89% 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

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: Matthew Lentini (pcworld.idg.com.au)

Sennheiser MX 581 earphones

 

These Sennheiser headphones are designed for listeners with smaller ears

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

May, 2010

Expert review by: Matthew Lentini (goodgearguide.com.au)

Sennheiser MX 581 earphones

 

These Sennheiser headphones are designed for listeners with smaller ears

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.

May, 2010

Expert review by: Matthew Lentini (pcadvisor.co.uk)

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.

Jun, 2010

Expert review by: Techworld (techworld.com)

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.

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: (rakuten.com)

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...

Consumer review by: Mario (rakuten.com)

Mario

 

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

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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