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Sennheiser PXC 250
5.1 out of 10

Sennheiser PXC 250

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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent for traveling,more portable than over-the-ear

IndependantPatriot, CNET
10 January 2012
  • Summary: If you don't want to wear big over-the-ear cans for traveling but want good noise reduction and portability, these are well worth the money.
  • Pros: Portability,small size and collapsable for easy stowage. Great noise cancelling.Many times I just put them on, without any music, to quiet the gate area while waiting to board. Excellent sound quality. Kevlar strands reinforce the cord.
  • Cons: The cord where it meets the plug connection, the outer insulation wears out.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10

User Review

SnapJag a Audio Enthusiast, Audio Review
22 December 2010
  • Summary: I am a software developer and listen to music all day to keep the surrounding noises down and to concentrate better. Sound, comfort, portability were priority. Even with the On the Ear features, it doesn't just as well as Over the ear egg styles.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great for the price, but...

Brian B., Newegg
28 June 2009
  • Summary: I found these on-sale for $50. At that price I can live with the discomfort and only need to take a break from wearing them the entire plane ride.
  • Pros: Small, compact and lightweight. NC does the job for me. Sound quality is is good, not being an audiophile they sound great to me.
  • Cons: Besides what has been said about the NC device being a little large (really does not bother me) I find that I can not wear these for over 4 hours with out some discomfort. I only use them on plane trips and being that I live in Germany and travel to the states frequently I wish they were a little...
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Overall 8
8.0

Pretty Good. For the Price, Fantastic.

Chris C., Newegg
22 June 2009
  • Summary: If you haven't used a NC headset before, it's only killing the low-end steady-state noise, leaving high-end hiss behind. This is oddly more noticeable, but then only when you're not listening to music, etc. It won't kill conversations etc. either, but it does certainly dampen them.
  • Pros: $80 sale price is great. Portable. Fold up nicely. Great carrying pouch. The jack is thin... don't you owners of older iPhones need that? Light weight and nicely cushy. Works like regular headphones when batteries are dead! No real difference from the 300 model (except price), I read in my research.
  • Cons: The battery dongle is awkward. But better that than in the earphones. The fold-out earpads are a bit wobbly feeling, but it does stay in place. Imperfect noise cancellation... but then aren't they all? ;-)
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Overall 8
8.0

nice headphones, small

Philip W., Newegg
22 June 2009
  • Summary: I bought the pair for the use of videographing using a wireless microphone, and for airplane travel. They are very compact, but one major fault is that 'fob', newegg photos do not show both the fob and the headphone together, but the fob is like 6 inches long and about an inch in diameter, which is...
  • Pros: Very small, compact set, good quality sound, noise canceling does work well, with limitations
  • Cons: One thing newegg photos do not show you: the noise cancelling 'fob' is HUGE. It is basically the size of the whole headphone set folded up. Another annoying thing, they do not adjust big enough, maybe I just have a big head (not ego), but I cannot put them fully on my head, they wont stay on my e...
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Overall 8
8.0

they're okay

David F., Newegg
23 March 2009
  • Pros: Light-weight and easy to store. Bought them for a plane trip, and the difference was night and day when trying to listen to a movie or music on my laptop--almost impossible without them, very effective with them on and powered.
  • Cons: In terms of just canceling noise, they aren't all that effective, so don't expect miracles out of these little headphones. I work in a noisy server lab, and plain old foam earplugs are just as effective and don't require AAA batteries.
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Overall 8
8.0

Subject to wifi interference, consider the new PXC300 instead

Greg F., Newegg
8 March 2009
  • Pros: Comfortable, lightweight, and very portable: great sound for the size and price. You'd be hard pressed to find a better sounding set of on-ear or over-ear headphones as portable as these.
  • Cons: These headphones are really subject to interference from wifi signals, particularly when used with wifi devices like the iPhone or iPod touch. Sennheiser just came out with the PXC300 which has better shielding. So you may want to consider those instead if you plan on using these headphones with ...
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Overall 8
8.0

Satisified

Douglas K., Newegg
18 September 2008
  • Summary: I got one about 3 years ago and to use on a busy commuter train and it worked fairly well, but an ear peice joint broke after a few months. I managed to use tape and crazy glue to keep it together for a good long time, but it lost the ability to fold properly after that.
  • Pros: Lightweight, Portable, fairly good job at noise reduction. Good trade off for the price.
  • Cons: Less than a rugged design; Audio range may seem capped at times. Not very long cord.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sennheiser PXC 250 Active Noise Canceling Headphones

bhm, Rate it all!
13 August 2008
  • Summary: Prior to this headphone I bought a Sennheiser PXC 150 on sale at Sears. What impressed me was the audio quality when listening to an MP3 player. I then compared that headphone with the Bose QC2 & QC3 at a Bose store. The PXC 150 sound, and noise cancelling was about the same as the QC2.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sennheiser PXC 250 Active Noise Canceling Headphones

MingHsunHsieh, Rate it all!
10 August 2008
  • Summary: The good: The noise canceling tech. is really good. Well, the best one I have. Sometimes, I use them without music to block out street and co-worker's noise. The bad: The folding thing isn't as good as it looks. It's fairly difficult to fold it properly, and doesn't save much spaces.
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