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Sennheiser PC 130

alaTest has collected and analyzed 361 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the build quality and comfort are generally positive. The microphone and value for money are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the noise isolation.

sound, value for money, microphone, comfort, build quality

noise isolation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headsets the Sennheiser PC 130 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 361 reviews)

3 expert reviews

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sennheiser PC 130

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 18 user reviews of Sennheiser PC 130 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headsets on Amazon.co.uk.

94% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sennheiser PC 131 - Headset ( semi-open )SENNHEISER HZP 09 Schaum Ohrpolster fuer PC20 PC30 PC130 PC140 PC135 PC145 Inhalt 2 StueckSennheiser PC 130 PC Headset

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Amazon.com review summary for Sennheiser PC 130

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 121 user reviews of Sennheiser PC 130 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Headsets on Amazon.com.

sound, value for money, microphone, build quality, bass quality

noise isolation

83% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sennheiser PC 130 On-Ear Headset with Noise-Caneling MicrophoneSennheiser PC130 Headset with Noise Cancelling MicrophoneSennheiser PC 131 Binaural Headset with Volume Control and Microphone Mute

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Great sound and comfort .

 

The name on it says it all , quality .

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They are awful for gaming or music.

 

I could have returned it, but it would have being wrong, as it does work, the only problem is that is bad. I'll gift it.

Small, comfortable, have a mic

The audio is pretty bad, compared with the other headset they are selling for 30 without a mic. I sat on that one before by accident..... I have a better Ear Force X12 now though

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SENNHEISER PC131

 

Pay the extra, get the PC161 or better.

Sound is decent, microphone sounds ok

The quality of the construction is pitiful at best. They do not fit your head well and are not comfortable to wear for extended periods of time ; Sennheiser PC161 are only slightly more and 40x better build quality

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Not worth it

 

It is definitely NOT worth the forty dollar price tag. If you're going to spend money to get a microphone, you REALLY should spend the extra 30 to get a halfway decent one. I made the mistake of buying a cheap one, and now I'm stuck having to spend...

It has a microphone, and the microphone works ; The sound quality is almost average, but I use speakers anyway ; It has a really long cord ; Comfortable to wear, although it doesn't feel very secure on my head

The microphone quality is terrible. It is bearable for things like Skype calls, but if you want to game with a microphone, stay far away from this one ; The microphone piece doesn't extend out very far, so I always feel like I'm about to bite down on it

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Sennheiser PC 131 ALL-PURPOSE headset

 

very handy,microphone system is great.

Compact","Easy to Use

Unreliable

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Perfect for Classroom Use

 

We purchased these headphones for student use in the computer lab at our school. Their lightweight, compact design makes them comfortable for even young students to wear. And in addition, they\'ve proven to be quite durable in a lab where they receive...

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

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Sounds good ...

 

This is my 5th Sennheiser purchase over the years . Just headphones before . These were a dissappointment .

These have really nice sound quality

Tne mic is not working that well . I've had a period where it was ok .But now even after trying every possible adjustment on games/steam and my soundcard . To be heard I have to hold the mic next to my mouth and speak loudly . These havent been abused

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Piece of Garbage

 

Never buying Sennhesier again.

None, terrible

Stop working properly, within two months. The mic never worked with windows 7 to begin with, and then one day the left side of the headset stopped working

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Lightweight Sennheiser

 

Would I purchase again? I might just look for a heavier built unit..... My wife says, "It is uncomfortable due to the skimpy foam and don't fit right"....I hope it is tougher than it looks......

Sounds pretty good

The ear pieces of foam are a little flimsy and one keeps coming off. The wiring seams to be flimsy too, the gauge is somewhere around 20,22 or so,{I don't plan to use as a jump-rope with it, so I hope it will last}. It sounds good for the moment,...

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Headphones

 

The entire frame is pretty flimsy (or flexible, half-full or half-empty view I suppose!). Once again, if you are even slightly worried about size, try to find one with better fit. I intend to get a new pair in the coming months and I will invest much...

The sound is normal. The cord is long. Nothing has stopped working or fallen off. I have owned this product for a little over a month now

Very uncomfortable. I play video games up to 4 hours at a time sometimes, and they are painful and annoying most of those times (I get headaches from them). I do not recommend buying these headphones if you think you might have an issue with the size...

Product Specifications

Innovation and know-how - those are the hallmarks of one of the world's leading companies in the area of electro-acoustics. From individual audio products to complete system solutions - Sennheiser Electronic has the knowledge and the experience to lead the way in the constantly developing audio market. The key factors in its extraordinary success are its customer orientation, the performance of its employees, and its worldwide market presence. PRODUCT FEATURES: Ideal for PCs, laptops, voice recognition, Internet telephony, VoIP; Also for CD, MP3, DVD; Compatible with all major sound cards; In-line volume control; Microphone mute; Comfortable, adjustable headband; Noise canceling microphone; Lightweight design for extended use; 2 x 3.5 mm jacks for PC sound cards.

Configuration

DECT: No
Display: No
Integrated Amplifier: No
LCD Display: No
Microphone Boom Arm:Adjustable / No
Multi Compatible Gaming Function: No
Mute Control: Yes
Noise Cancellation: Yes
SCREEM: No
Sound System:STEREO
Speakers:STEREO
Switchbox from Telephone to Headset: No
Volume Control: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
Connection:3.5 mm Plug / ONE 3.5 mm Plug
USB: No
USB Dongle: No

General Features

Compatibility:Not Applicable
Form factor:Headband Headset
Product Type:Headband Headset
Type:Headband / Headband Headset
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