Sennheiser CXC 700 Noise Cancelling Earbuds Review

By on August 22, 2011
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The perfect partner for long distance commuters.

Good: Good noise cancellation abilities; Sound great with decent bass; Inflight adapter makes for superior listening in airplanes; Long lasting battery for NoiseGard
Bad: In-line remote is too low; Talk Through function is useless when using MP3 players or phones; Wires easily tangle into a mess
Price: AED 1,119
* The price is the Suggested Retail Price at the time of review. Please call a retailer to confirm the latest price for this product.

Apart from that, the packaging of the CXC 700 is as jam packed as you’d expect with high-end earphones. Apart from the three ear adapters (S/M/L), there’s a 3.55m double-mono airplane adapter, a large 6.3mm adapter, diaphragm guards, cleaning tools and a pouch. And, of course, one AAA alkaline battery.

Transducer principle Dynamic, closed
Ear coupling Intraaural (ear canal fit)
Attenuation -23 dB / -25 dB (Active/Passive)
Frequency response 20 – 21000 Hz
Impedance 45-300 Ω
THD, total harmonic distortion < 0.5 %
Sound pressure level (SPL) 108 dB at 1kHz
Cable length 1.6 m symmetrical
Connector 3.5 mm angled
Weight 44 g
Battery Specification 1 AAA size battery, 1.5 V
Operating time approx. 16 hr (NoiseGard™ / digital)
Operating temperature 0 – 40°C
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  • JoefromParis

    Thank you,
    I had actually big questions about this earphone and you answered because i wanted
    to try this one for daily  commute.

    What is the sound quality with and without noise cancelling on.

    PS :  have tried the Sony MDR-NC300D but the battery life(they do not run without ) and the wire with the noise cancellation module  is a mess.
    Still i do not see any reason to upgrade since i take them only for long flights when i have a chance.

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