Sennheiser headphones have many followers in the market and many of its models are recommended over and over again by audio specialists. Now the German company wanted to go a step further and launched the new Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless, a wireless headset with noise cancellation system. These headphones offer all the audio technology company, touch controls, customizable sound modes, premium quality construction and also offer an additional plus thanks to the noise cancellation. However, the Sennheiser PXC be able to dethrone 550 Wireless technology Bose noise cancellation ?. Let’s check and review all the features of the Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless wireless headset.
If you are looking for earphones that have a noise cancellation system, you probably already ye shall have noticed that there are not too many options in the market. But it is that if we wireless these options are greatly reduced. Bose QuietComfort So far 35 could say that reigned in this field, but has left them a new competitor. And it comes from one of the most recognized manufacturing level headphone companies, both wired and wireless. Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless All come willing to give much war with noise cancellation technology, convenient design and high quality materials and great sound, common in headphones company.
comfortable design to use for hours
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless All offer a sober and elegant design with a black finish and metallic touches quite discreet, but exudes quality. The pads are very soft black leather and the company has focused on getting to be really comfortable. We are facing a circumaural headphones, but the capsules have been designed so that they do not completely cover the ear, but rather rely on it. Along the outer panels of the headphones we can see a small perforated grids microphones environment. In the right atrial we find the button Bluetooth pairing and noise canceling circuit, which offers three modes. Additionally, this same panel find a button that will allow us to choose between various audio modes, such as Club, Cinema, Voice or simply off. In this area we also find an LED that shows the status of the battery, a microUSB port and a 3.5 mm connection to connect headphones cable. By the way, if we use cable, the Bluetooth connection will not work, but the noise cancellation system itself can be used, unlike the case with Bose QuietComfort 35.
Sennheiser PXC 550
Perhaps you are wondering, where are the buttons to control playback? Does not have. Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless Los incorporate a touch panel, also located on the right earpiece, which functions as a control panel. To pause and play music we will play once on this panel, to move between songs use slides with your finger from side to side and up and down volume will use finger movements vertically. We can also answer calls by touching this panel. While that sounds very futuristic and very “groovy”, it requires a learning curve for the user. It is possible that at first the occasional hang up call, but after a few days and should handle it with no problems. On the other hand, the Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless also incorporate power button, as they include a feature that turns the headphones when we opened and off when the plegamos or closed.
Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless All come with a cable for charging, audio cable, an adapter to connect to sound systems of aircraft and a convenient carrying case in which we will place the headphones folded down.
Sennheiser noise canceling adds
As mentioned at the beginning, Bose has long had a considerable advantage in the field of active noise cancellation. However, Sennheiser get hard with your cancellation system NoiseGard Hybrid, a system that can eliminate ambient noise without creating audible hiss typical characteristic of the noise cancellation circuitry. Not that this whistle is annoying, because it is not, but when it is not noticed. Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless The system uses four microphones to pick up external noise and cancel it. With the switch we have mentioned before, we can adjust the intensity or even shut down completely noise cancellation system.
Sennheiser PXC 550
As for sound quality, the Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless uses a digital signal processor (DSP) which softens the sound and prevents distortion, something that surely will not please the most audiophile users. However, most users perceive an almost perfect sound with a powerful bass-sounds clear and rich media and a sub-bass without distortion even at levels no higher volume. In short, fully balanced sound with sharp definition. As for audio modes, the Club mode offers deeper bass, recommended only for some specific tracks.
And speaking of sound modes, the company has launched an application that allows us to customize the sound according to your preferences. The application is called CapTune and is available for iOS and Android. Among other steps, can change the audio equalization by testing and function adjust the adaptive noise cancellation, audio alerts or activation and intelligent breaks. However, equalization will only work if we listen stored in the terminal or through Tidal not work, so far, with services like Spotify music.
Connectivity and autonomy
To connect headphones with your favorite player we can use your Bluetooth 4.2 connection or NFC system. In addition, as already mentioned, it is also possible to connect the Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless to other devices with 3.5 mm jack cable that comes included. If you choose the Bluetooth connection, we can answer calls thanks microphone system incorporating headphones.
Sennheiser PXC 550
As for the battery, the Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless, according to the company, ofrence a range of up to 30 hours of continuous use after a single charge.
Sennheiser PXC 550 headphones Wireless are already available on the market with a price of 400 euros and, as mentioned, are sold with a carrying bag, cable with integrated remote control, USB and Adapters systems inflight