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The official travel headphone of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks! The Sennheiser MM 550 allows you to switch between calls and music -- delivered in superb stereo sound as only Sennheiser knows how--without wires! Luxurious, around-the-ear cups powered by NoiseGard 2.0 eliminates up to 90% of background noise for an incredibly relaxing flight. A convenient TalkThrough function lets you carry a conversation with a seatmate (or teammate) at the push of a button. Selectable SRS surround simulation adds excitement and depth to your audio on-demand.
The invisible microphone ensures that you have the added convenience of taking a call without wires, or hassles-- without changing headsets. Using a closed, around-the-ear design to block ambient noise, the MM 550 is an ideal companion for the frequent flier or baller. Advanced DuoFol transducers provide the kind of detail and frequency response you would expect from Sennheiser. The easy-to-use control panel is intuitive and simple enough to operate with your eyes closed-- a common way of enjoying Sennheiser's world-famous sound quality. Plus, the MM 550 folds up to fit in any carry-on. The replaceable battery charges via USB or a wall adapter. For situations where Bluetooth is not permitted, you can use the included audio cable for a direct connection- making the MM 550 at home in any situation where a super quality headphone is required.
Road-worthy Wireless, Bluetooth Headset This road-worthy headset allows you to listen to music wired or wirelessly, take calls over Bluetooth, and chat with seatmates-- all without removing the headset. The MM 550 features stereo Bluetooth wireless technology that delivers hands-free convenience and hi-fi stereo sound.
Superior Sound Quality Designed for incredible performance, the MM 550 features SRS WOW HD technology for wider, taller sound, with impressive clarity and stronger bass. Neodymium magnets and Duofol diaphragms deliver excellent sound reproduction. NoiseGard 2.0 noise-canceling technology actively reduces outside noise, allowing users to enjoy music in peace. Turn on the NoiseGard 2.0 for noise reduction and an audiophile, neutral sound quality that represents the truest reproduction of the original mix.
A Comfortable and Durable Fit The MM 550 features large, comfortable ear cups for complete relaxation and luxury in noisy surroundings. Collapsible, metal-reinforced headband ensures portability and durability.
Invisible Microphone & External Microphone The MM 550 features an invisible microphone that ensures crystal-clear conversations. Plus, its TalkThrough technology allows you to activate an external microphone with one press of a button, which allows you to hear fellow passengers or the flight attendant without removing the headset.
Intuitive Design The MM 550 features intuitive track and volume controls for enhanced usability and convenience. Plus, it can fold up to fit in any carry-on.
Office Travel Headphones of NBA's Dallas Mavericks The MM 550 is the official travel headphones of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks.
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This review is from: Sennheiser MM 550 3.5mm Connector Around-Ear Bluetooth Stereo Noise Cancelling Headphone
Pros: (This is a review for the Sennheiser MM 550 headpones, not the MM 550-x.)
Comfort: Wore these MM 550's for 5 hours with no breaks (With glasses on as well) and approx. 10 hours total in one day. No noticeable discomfort once they're adjusted properly. Sealing pads also peel off if you ever need to replace them.
Wireless/Bluetooth: Hooks up to my iPod 4th gen fine. I'll be buying a blue tooth dongle soon for my computer/laptop to use with these and see how that fairs as well.
Wireless works well with said iPod, even with a wifi router connecting with various devices (Laptop, Wii, mobile devices) in our house at a time, Bluetooth from this still stays connected with my iPod fine. these start losing signal once I head downstairs across the house while it's upstairs near my modem still. (~30 to 40 feet through walls) however I do not have a reason to be this far away from a device unless I'm getting coffee or food.
Noise cancellation: Though I haven't had a noise cancelling device before, these block out ambient noises in my house and muffles other people's voices/shouts. Very useful for when my family is playing battlefield 3 or other games over mic near me, also works well while outside. tested on the amazing spiderman movie with our surround sound as well, did a good job reducing/cancelling out the movies audio. Adding some music, even at low volumes, drowns noises out easily or even makes it feel like any sounds that may get through are a part of the song.
Noise cancellation does work while it has a wired connection.
Audio quality: When noise cancellation is off these are on par (possibly a little better) with the quality my V-moda Phantom Chrome headphones I have. No complaints quality wise, though make sure you have 320kb/s+ music to take full advantage of these.
Cons: Make sure to charge these fully before using the first time, mine were at 1% juice and died after about 10 minutes.
Noise cancellation may suddenly stop working for 1~3 seconds rarely when at mid-low battery. Although not a big deal since it only seems to happen when first activating noise cancellation.
Quality and volume of audio drops slightly while noise cancellation is active.
When on a wired connection there is no extra jack for the microphone feature.
Other Thoughts: Bought these for $380.
I have not used these to test calls. Does more than I originally thought with my iPod. Pressing the bluetooth button while it's active will activate the voice recognition program (Siri for later devices) and will use the built in mic for you to talk to it. Now I can switch playlists from my music selection without pulling out my device.
Once connected once to my iPod, turning on the headphones will have my iPod connect to it within a couple seconds even if it's in sleep mode. When on a wired connection, it may be required to hold the blue tooth button to activate bluetooth again once the wired connection is ended.
May update this review after a month of ownsership.
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