Summary: I bought these headphones based on the manufacturer; I already owned a pair of their noise canceling headphones and have had no problem with them. I needed these headphones for use with Skype and I enjoy using them because they leave my hands free to type and write while conducting my calls.
Pros: Comfortable, Compact Design, Easy To Use, Great Sound Quality
Summary: Nice headset. Very comfortable. BUT I'd strongly caution any potential buyer to find another model. On this model the microphone broke after only 2 weeks of occasional use. Actually, it wasn't the mic itself, but the wire that goes to the mic. It was just too flimsy to last. I still use the headphones for listening to music, but the unit is no longer useful for gaming or skyping. To a potential buyer, my recommendation is to find another model.
Summary: These headphones were bought with the intention for work (on the phone all day) and to replace the earbud headphones currently being used. I used these daily, for about a week. Here's why: the comfort level is there especially having it on at least 8 hours a day. The price is quite fantastic. However, clients on the other end could hear the sounds on my end of people shuffling around and it catches the background noise.
Summary: As a severely disabled individual, it is impossible for me to use a keyboard or mouse and therefore I have to rely on voice control for successful operation of my PC. Over the last few years I have tried a number of different headsets, many of which are be more expensive than the PC230's. Upon arrival, I was slightly disappointed to see that these headphones do not have a USB connection and therefore I was unsure as to the digital capabilities.
Summary: After using the PC131's for years and watching their price slowly rise from £17 to £40 I decided to look for a cheaper alternative. This headset isn't bad, but they are more flimsy than the PC131's and the sound quality is worse. The PC131's pack more of a punch, have deeper bass, are better built and feel more comfortable. I strongly suggest the PC131's over these...
Summary: They weren't as padded as they look and I was quite disappointed with them, look cheaper than they are! My boyfriend liked them however and that was the main thing. He uses them often for over a year and has never had any problem with them, they even survive a few drops and "oops I just stood on them" moments!
Summary: Pro. They work; they do cut out the sound of aeroplanes' droning. The case is useful for keeping them safe and contains an adaptor for use in aeroplane jack points. Much better than just using earplugs in that you can simply turn off the sound of films, music etc. and just go to sleep. Cons. They hurt after a few hours' use and for long haul flights that's not so good. The sounds of voices can still be heard; however they do cut out a lot of noise.
Summary: Can't believe how good these things sound. Great for movies, music and Skype. Very flimsy look and feel but if you keep them somewhere suitable e.g on a hook or something they'll probably last OK but I don't think they'll take much abuse. Most importantly the sound quality is excellent straight in to my PC without anything else required to "drive" them as with much more expensive larger and higher impedance headsets.
Summary: Overall sound quality is very good. Some people in the reviews when I bought it said it seemed 'cheaply made.' I feel like its more light-weight through design which may seem like its cheap and flimsy but they survived being flung across the room and stood on a few times. I personally was looking for 'light' headphones so these suited me perfectly.
Summary: I bought these headphones because I believed Sennheiser were a reputable manufacturer. I couldn’t have been more disappointed. The quality is appalling. The boom microphone doesn’t hold itself in place so that it droops under its own weight. There is no way to adjust this. Sellotape was the only answer… The adjustable headband is the same. The weight of the earphones makes them gradually fall below the ears.