Excerpt: This is the third pair of Sennheiser wireless headphones I've owned over the years and I've been very pleased with the sound quality produced by all of them. My only issue with the RS 170's is the fit; they're very comfortable, however it would be nice if the side expansion pieces were slightly...
Pros: Comfortable, Durable, Good Bass, Good Value, Great Sound, Lightweight
Excerpt: Great head phones that I purchased for my father to watch TV with. He is hard of hearing and this helps him hear the voices on his shows better without having TV turn up on high. They sound great like you are at a theater but if volume is turned up for others in the room there is a slight delay in...
Pros: Battery Last Long Time, Good Bass, Good Value, Great Sound, Lightweight
Excerpt: The design on this unit leaves a lot to be desired. Replacing batteries is a bear. Difficult to get into the copartment. Secondly, the buttons on the side earpiece to adjust volume do not have a different feel or touch.
Pros: Comfortable, Compact, Great Sound, Lightweight, Stylish
Conclusion: My headphones just arrived today. First time for ordering from Sonic Electronix. Fast delivery. Took everything out of the box, hooked it up to my Toshiba 42" HD Flat screen. Connected everything, put batteries in headphones, turned transmitter on and Hallelujah, they work like a charm.
Excerpt: I also own the RS120 from sennheiser and the difference is startling. The RS170 has much better sound quality (no interference), has a cushion that covers your ear (less transmittance to the outside or the other way around) and no dial to 'tune' in.