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Sennheiser Home Entertainment Headphones - RS160

Abt Model: RS160
$199.95  
Compact, Portable Transmitter/ Wired Hi-Fi Sound Without The Wires/ KLEER Digital Wireless System/ Interference-Free Reception/ Multi-Receiver Mode/ Digital Volume Control/ Leatherette Earpads/ No Complex Set-Up Required/ Black Finish
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Sennheiser Home Entertainment Wireless Headphones - RS160

The RS 160 combines the best wireless audio quality with a truly versatile compact transmitter for listening at home, on-the-go or at the office.

This wireless headphone system consists of a pair of wireless headphones (HDR 160) and a compact transmitter (TX 160) which runs on AC or battery power to best accommodate your application. The transmitter's compact size makes it a natural selection for automotive installs or in dentist/doctor's offices. The RS 160 utilizes KLEER's uncompressed digital wireless audio transmission (it sounds wired!), offering a range of up to 60 feet, audiophile-grade sound and reception to four optional pairs of Sennheiser KLEER headphones. Never fuss with tuning again thanks to automatic, interference-free pairing between the headphone and transmitter.

The headphones' leatherette earpads and headband cushions provide outstanding comfort while their closed, around-the-ear design prevents sound leakage.

This headphone has it all.

Key Features:

  • Compact, portable transmitter
  • That "wired" hi-fi sound without wires
  • KLEER Digital wireless headphone system
  • Interference-free reception without manual tuning

Features:

  • KLEER uncompressed audio transmission for interference free reception
  • Audiophile-level transducer systems with powerful neodymium magnets for clear and detailed audio reproduction
  • Compact, portable transmitter - also runs on battery power
  • Multi-receiver mode- Up to 4 Sennheiser KLEER headphones listening to the same source
  • Digital volume control with mute function
  • Leatherette earpads and headband cushions for outstanding comfort
  • No complex set-up required – Just plug into the analog audio outputs on your audio source!
  • 2 year warranty

Specifications:

  • Wireless technology: Kleer
  • Carrier frequency: 2.4 - 2.8 GHz (auto selecting)
  • Modulation: MSK Digital
  • Range: Up to 60 feet (optimum: line of sight)
  • Operating time: Up to 24 hours per charge
  • Audio input: 1/8 inch (3.5mm) stereo headphone plug (1/4 inch and RCA audio adapters included)
  • Transducer principle: Sealed (closed)
  • Cable length: Audio connect cable: 3.6 feet
  • Ear coupling: Around-the-ear
  • Sound pressure level (SPL): 106 dB
  • Total harmonic distortion (THD):<0.5% at 1 kHz
  • Frequency response (headphones): 18 Hz – 21,000 Hz
  • Impedance: 32 ohms
  • Charging time: Empty to full: Approximately 16 hours
  • Battery (headphones): 2 AAA NiMH rechargeable (included)
  • Battery (transmitter): 2 optional AA sold separately

What's In The Box:

  • HDR 160 headphone (receiver)
  • TX 160 (transmitter)
  • Multi-country AC wall adapter
  • Headphone charging cable
  • Detachable audio cable with 1/8 inch connectors
  • (2) AAA NiMH rechargeable batteries
  • Instruction manual

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 9"
  • Width: 9.9"
  • Depth: 4.1"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 1.7 lbs.
  • Shipping: 4 lbs.
TypeOver-Ear
Wired Or WirelessWireless
iPod ControlsNo
Noise SuppressionYes
Noise CancelingNo
Mobile Phone ControlsNo
MicrophoneNo
Power SwitchYes
Volume ControlYes
Water ResistantNo
  

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Sennheiser Home Entertainment Wireless Headphones
 
4.4

(based on 8 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (4)

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    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great sound (7)
  • Comfortable (6)
  • Lightweight (5)
  • Durable (4)
  • Good value (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home audio (4)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (5)

    Reviewed by 8 customers

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    4.0

    headphones

    By CCN

    from Chicago

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Loses Charge Quickly

    Best Uses

    • Indoors

    Comments about Sennheiser Home Entertainment Wireless Headphones:

    Useful for exercising and hearing the TV

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    this does exactly what we expected

    By joan, the reader

    from highland park, illinois

    About Me Audiophile

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • Good Value
    • Great Sound
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Audio

      Comments about Sennheiser Home Entertainment Wireless Headphones:

      we use this product while watching TV.....particularly if one of us is reading instead.....it's exactly right for our purposes.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Wireless and Flawless

      By yulb

      from Yonkers NY

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Great Sound
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Sennheiser Home Entertainment Wireless Headphones:

          I have hearing loss and hate wearing hearing aids at TV time as they make everything louder. I used to use captions but that took my attention away from the picture. This is the third set of wireless headphone I have purchased and by far the best. I highly recommend

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          4.0

          Great Product! 4th Sennheiser Purchase

          By VB

          from Chicago, Il

          About Me Gear Head

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Durable
          • Great Sound

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Sennheiser Home Entertainment Wireless Headphones:

              Good quality as always with Sennheiser!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

               
              3.0

              Satisfactory sound, difficult to set up

              By Susan

              from Green Bay, WI

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Good Value
              • Great Sound

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Sennheiser Home Entertainment Wireless Headphones:

                  We got these wireless headphone so my husband can watch tv without disturbing me while I read or sleep. They fit our needs. The initial install was confusing with the very brief instructions provided.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  Comment on this review

                  (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Outstanding fidelity

                  By The Captain

                  from Los Angeles area

                  About Me Audiophile

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Compact
                  • Durable
                  • Excellent volume controls
                  • Good Bass
                  • Great Sound
                  • Lightweight
                  • Magnificent fidelity
                  • Stylish

                  Cons

                  • Plug doesn't mate well

                  Best Uses

                  • Home Audio
                  • Listen anywhere in house
                  • Music
                  • Relaxing
                  • Working
                  • Working Out

                  Comments about Sennheiser Home Entertainment Wireless Headphones:

                  This is a very common problem: the 1/8" phone jack into the sender unit didn't hold a solid electrical contact. This gave a dull buzz and loss of fidelity at the headphones because the feed signal was compromised. Abt immediately sent a whole nother set without any hassle. As I expected, it had the same problem. All of my headphones over the years have had the same problem. We need a better industry standard for plugs and sockets. I have to wiggle the connector once in a while but I absolutely LOVE the headphones. They fade in and out rather than go dead and roar back when the RF signal is compromised by my metal HVAC system. Good range around all parts of the house, other than that.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

                  Comment on this review

                  (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  It was a great product.

                  By Jack

                  from Green Valley, AZ

                  About Me Octogenerian male

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Great Sound

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Home Audio

                    Comments about Sennheiser Home Entertainment Wireless Headphones:

                    It cuts of the sound from my TV. I really wanted an erphone that could be used while others watched/listened to TV.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal

                    Comment on this review

                    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Good, Better, Best

                    By Mac

                    from Somerville, Ma.

                    Pros

                    • Comfortable
                    • Compact
                    • Durable
                    • Good Bass
                    • Good Value
                    • Great Sound
                    • Lightweight
                    • Stylish

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Home Audio
                      • Music
                      • Portable Devices
                      • Relaxing
                      • Traveling
                      • With My Computer
                      • Working
                      • Working Out

                      Comments about Sennheiser Home Entertainment Wireless Headphones:

                      I had a previous pair of Sennheiser wireless headphones that I primarily use so that I don't disturb my roomates. When I read and researched the newer RS 160, I just had to upgrade and I'm glad I did. The quality is better, the range is better and the best part about the RS160 is that I don't have to tune it. It does the work for you.[...]

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal

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