Excerpt: Following on from the award winning Sennheiser PXC 450 NoiseGard, noise cancelling headphones the Sennheiser PXC 350 “Stealth Black” will come in fetching black and detail for just Â£229.99 compared to the PXC 450s Â£300.
Sennheiser PXC 450 rated Best Noise Cancelling Headphone
27 July 2010
Excerpt: Well I said “Potentially crushing the BOSE QuietComfort headphones like a bug” when I first posted about the Sennheiser PXC and I wasn’t far off the mark. This October What HiFi? have given the Sennheiser PXC 450 “Cloak of Silence” headphones the 2007 award for ‘Best Noise Cancelling Headphone’.
Excerpt: Thank you for searching out Australian HI-FI Magazine’s equipment review of the Sennheiser PXC 450 Headphones originally published in Australian Hi-Fi Magazine, July/August 2008 (Volume 39 Number 4).
Excerpt: These teutonic ear-coccoons will provide you with the long-haul comfort you so crave from a set of headphones. But can Sennheiser supply the audio excellence to complement the aural massage that the PXC 450s give you?
Pros: These noise-cancellers from German can-meisters Sennheiser quell background sound, from jumbo jets to buses, more effectively the any other headphones. The design is endlessly comfortable, even if it does make you look dorkish in the extreme, and it runs on a single AAA, so you don’t need to worr...
Cons: Reviewing audio gear is a very subjective thing, but there is perhaps something a bit I too I pristine about the PXC 450′s sound. It’s a little like being serenaded by the Pod people from Invasion of the Bodysnatchers – uncannily accurate but lacking in warmth. Although we’re not trying to imply ...
Summary: Offering the best noise cancelling out of any pair of headphones we've heard, Sennheiser's PXC450 offer a great choice for frequent travellers; just make sure you can charge the hefty cost back to your company.
Pros: Great clarity, crisp sound, nice mid and treble ranges, great noise cancelling