Sennheiser CX 175

General Information

Clad in an attractive appearance, the CX 175 ear canal phones are no less than charming. Offering an outstanding audio performance, thanks to their high powered dynamic speaker systems, they also include various ear adaptor sets for excellent fit and ambient noise attenuation. Strut in style and let the music flow anywhere you go.

Optimised for CD, MP3 players and portable gaming systems, if you love crystal clear sound whilst listening to music, then these are the earphones for you.

With their high passive attenuation of ambient noise and delivery of a powerful bass-driven sound, the CX 175 are the perfect audio companion for the trail or the pavement.

These earphones deliver the exceptional quality audio that you would expect from Sennheiser and they are supplied with a 2-year manufacturer warranty.

Avoid using headphones with the volume turned up for an extended period of time. Doing so can damage your hearing. It is advisable to keep the volume at a moderate level at all times. For your own safety, please do not use when driving or cycling.

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Pros: price, isolation, louness, comfort, warm and good soundstage.
Cons: veiled
Build, look and comfort: These iems look very nice, has unique design. The earpieces seem built sturdily, the cable seems durable. These are so comfortable that you mayn't feel they're on your ears after wearing them for some times. I would appreciate flat cable like mh1c or xb series from Sony.
Sound: before burning in, there's a very noticeable hiss in the sound, around 16khz. Feels like breaking glass or something like that. 
After burning in, that hiss is gone. The sound is very warm now. Also, the sound is more veiled this time, before it used to be brighter and crispier. 
Overall sound quality is good. There is a soundstage, although, a bit unclear due to veil. It's due to warm sound signature. The frequencies seem balanced enough. There's a very good bass response. You may want to wear them around ears for better isolation and less microphonic noise. maybe These iems are very sensitive, goes loud enough at low volume. High volume could damage ears, beware of that.
Isolation: Outstanding isolation.
Conclusion: Excellent buy for price. 
Is the hiss noticeable even without music playing? If so, that's actually the source and not the earphone. Anything with high efficiency will reveal the source's noise.
No it's not. It's only noticeable when audio is played. However, the stock Sennheiser eartips has much less hiss than Sony silicon eartips. I thick you could just tune the equalizer a bit for the best sound. The frequencies around 16khz should be tuned down a bit.


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