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Sennheiser PX200 Collapsible High-Performance Closed Headphones (Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)


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  •  Closed, Supra-Aural Mini Headphones
  •  Collapsible
  •  Freq Resp: 10 Hz¿21 Khz
  •  Includes Travel Case
  •  Black
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Technical Details

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Product Details

Data Sheet [235kb PDF]| Product Manual [127kb PDF]
  • Product Dimensions: 11 x 6.5 x 2 inches ; 3.5 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 9 ounces
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
  • ASIN: B000089GN4
  • Item model number: PX200
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (284 customer reviews)
  • Discontinued by manufacturer: Yes
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: April 18, 2004

Product Description

Product Description

SENNHEISER PX-200 -- These closed, dynamic supra-aural headphones are the perfect replacement for the throwaway phones you get even with high quality portable audio sources. Their excellent isolation lets you enjoy music without being disturbed or disturbing others. Folded and packed into their rugged, ingeniously designed transport case, these headphones are ready to go wherever you go. Neodymium magnets for extremely low distortion Comfortable headband with split padding Robust design with metal joints, steel-reinforced headband ends Two year guarantee

From the Manufacturer

The closed, dynamic, supra-aural PX 200 mini headphones are an ideal choice for mobile audio sources. Their excellent isolation lets you enjoy music without being disturbed or disturbing others. Folded and packed into their rugged transport case, these headphones will accompany you anywhere. The PX 200 was awarded the International CES "Design & Engineering Showcase Honors" for 2003.

Features:

  • Dynamic stereo mini headphones
  • Fold and flip: registered design allows the ear cups to be turned through 90 degrees and fold the headphones closed (headphones will lock in open and closed positions)
  • Fits into the shirt pocket: rugged transport case with cord take-up (145 x 75 x 27 mm)
  • Excellent sound quality for mobile audio sources
  • High-resolution sound due to Sennheiser "Duofol" diaphragms with spiral embossing
  • Crisp and fast bass response due to system "twin damping" with 80 ppi polyurethane and special perforated elements
  • Easily replaceable ear pads and headband padding (ear cups and headband can be replaced by your dealer)
  • Lightweight: only 65 g without cable
  • Bass tube for powerful, punchy bass

Specifications:

  • Nominal impedance: 32 Ohms
  • Jack plug: 3.5 mm stereo
  • Transducer principle (Headphones): dynamic, closed
  • Ear coupling: supraaural
  • Cable length: 1.4 m
  • Weight (w/o cable): 60 g
  • Frequency response (headphones): 10 to 21,000 Hz
  • Sound pressure level (SPL): 115 dB (SPL)
  • THD, total harmonic distortion: 0.1 percent

Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

Sound quality: Mids, Highs VERY good.
brandon
They fold down very small, and come with a nice hard plastic case, which protects them as I carry them to and from work in my soft briefcase.
Steven Veerhoff
I have been through two pairs of these things with Sennheiser replacing the first one under warranty.
MC

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

354 of 358 people found the following review helpful By Deryk U. Bukowski on June 30, 2006
Ok, so I purchased both the px-100 and the px-200 by Sennheiser because the reviews for both were similar but some where saying that the px-100s were better. My first reaction to them is that they are both remarkably similar in build and quality. Nice case, sturdy, and comfortable. Now the sound, after listening to both I found that the px-100 does have better speaker drivers,...but not much better. The bass on the px-200 is a little bit stronger. The real difference between the two really comes from the closed ear design of the px-200 vs. the open px-100. With the open px-100 the bass isn't as strong, you can hear everything around you still, and others around you can hear what you are listening to even if the music is only moderatly loud. While the px-200 losses high end sound quality in its design, the px-200 makes it so you will only hear music (almost) and nothing else. Also the px-200 is silent to those around you even if you have it cranked up.

Conclusion: Both are amazing headphones but the real decision comes down to the person who is using them and where. If you don't mind being able to hear things around to get better sound quality get the px-100s. If you want to just hear the music and not bother others around you get the px-200. I choose the px-200 in the end because I use them at work and I don't want to disturb others around me also I don't enjoy hearing everything around me.

*as an important side note the differences in both in high and low end sound can be fixed just by using an equalizer. You can't beat these headphones for quality along with portability.

Deryk
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187 of 191 people found the following review helpful By ffass on May 3, 2003
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Just got these from Amazon.com today in time to test out with my brand new 30 GB iPod. I'm not particularly thrilled with Apple's earbud style headphones since they become uncomfortable after only 10 minutes in the ear and the bass, though surprisingly strong, overwhelms the middle ranges and creates an overall "muddiness" to the audio quality.
The sound of the PX 200, on the other hand, is strong, vibrant, crystal clear, and encompasses a more full tonal range. To put them to the test I first listened to Van Halen's "Atomic Punk" -- the sonic power of Eddie's guitar was fully displayed but the bass was diminished. But I don't miss the heavy bass on these portable headphones...the sound actually seems more clear and authentic without it.
Previously I was using the Koss KTX-PRO but despite the good sound relative to their cheap price, they're cheaply made and the wires have come loose a more than one pair -- rendering them useless. The Sennheisers, on the other hand, are of superior quality. They obviously put some design effort into these and it clearly shows: the head band is metal, not cheap plastic so it has a good "grip," the padding is not cheapo foam but instead a thin padded vinyl material, and they fold up small and come with a handy plastic storage case.
Very comfortable to wear continuously for, well, hours (lots of tunes on my iPod!). Highly recommended headphones.
5/08/2003 - Update: I mentioned above about the weak bass of these headphones. I read somewhere that Sennheinsers may need time to "break in," whatever that means. Well, to my surprise the bass has since become more apparent...much stronger now than when fresh out of the box. Either that or I'm blowing a hole in my eardrum from iPod overuse. These are absolutely the most comfortable portable headphones I've ever owned. The PX-200's have it all...what a great buy!
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53 of 53 people found the following review helpful By Callanish on April 28, 2003
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I truly wanted some pretty decent portable headphones for my MP3 player. Most headphones that come with music players are a joke, so it was back into the piggy bank again to find something worthy to listen to my collection. Before buying the Px 200's, I was using a pair of Koss KSC-55 behind the ear headphones. Lots of bass, pretty reasonable for the price, but they developed a small crackle with lower quality music, so going to a forum ... gave me some insight into what the veterans of music recommend for portable headphones.
To be honest, my first impressions were of disappointment after receiving them. No bass, kind of tinny and only a small amount better at driving my mp3 player than the Koss headphones. I don't know how much scientific truth comes with breaking in a pair of headphones, but letting these run for a few hours has already loosened them up to the point that my initial 'I'm going to send these things back' has changed to 'wow, let me give this break in thing a chance'. The Sennheisers are better balanced at sound than the Koss 55's. The Koss's are bass heavy, but lack midrange but are still commendable for the price. The sennheisers are very stylish and very comfortable to wear. They require good positioning to get the correct bass and sound out of them, but to me it's not difficult to do and once they are on, they stay on. Price through [Amazon.com] ... is reasonable considering they aren't easy to get in retail stores and seem to be backordered online. I'm not super experienced with headphones and with so many options out there I came to the conclusion I wanted to keep the price [down] didn't want in the ear headphones, didn't want phones that made me look like I was a DJ in the making, so narrowing that down, the Sennheiser Px200's are off to a good start.
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