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The state-of-the-art MM 550-X offers both a superior sound quality in an ultra-comfortable ‘around-the-ear’ design. Say ‘goodbye’ to the frustrations of cable tangle when you are travelling and already have too much to carry! Now you can relax, listen to music or take a phone call at the touch of a button even when in noisy environments such as airplanes or trains. The closed ear-piece design combined with Sennheiser NoiseGard active noise-cancellation ensures that outside noise is effectively reduced by up to 90%. There is also a handy ‘TalkThrough’ button for clear conversations without removing the headset. What’s more while delivering fantastic sound with any Bluetooth audio device, it also features the CD quality apt-X codec to deliver CD quality audio with any apt-X audio devices.
The MM 550-X was designed as a larger full-size headset for supreme comfort and for those with larger ear shapes. You can now experience excellent audio without having the inconvenience of becoming tangled up with your rucksack or when you need to answer your phone. The ear cups are sealed to block out distracting noise and prevent noise leaking out to interrupt others. And there’s even more - you don’t have to take off the headset to talk to the flight attendant or fellow passengers, the MM 550-X TRAVEL also features a new one-touch ‘Talk Through’ button so you can order your drink without struggling to remove the headset!
* Functions are phone and computer dependent
If you hold down the Bluetooth button when connected to an iPhone it activates the Voice Control so you can even select your tracks by name!
This is Sennheiser’s third generation of Bluetooth headsets and takes advantage of all the latest developments available in wireless technology.
The rechargeable battery is removable and should last for two years on average, depending on usage. It is called the BA 370 PX and is easily available. To fully charge the battery via USB or mains will take about 3 hours. You can then listen to music for a full 10 hours (8 hours if the noise-cancelling is switched on) or talk for 20 before having to re-charge!
To hear the full audio potential from your computer or audio device with a USB socket, Sennheiser recommends using the BTD 500 USB (a USB dongle accessory), to ensure the source is apt-X enabled
... owners of the latest Bluetooth apt-X-enabled phones and laptops, such as more recent MacBooks, selected HTC or Samsung Galaxy music products, who would like to take advantage of their full audio capability. Also perfect for those wanting a high sound and build quality in a more convenient format.
The MM 550-X offers excellent compatibility with all Bluetooth apt-X-enabled mobile smartphone brands and computers.
MM 450-X TRAVEL
MM 550-X TRAVEL
|Wearing Style||Closed-Back (Sealed) ‘On-Ear’||Closed-Back (Sealed) ‘Around-The-Ear’||Closed-Back (Sealed) ‘On-Ear‘||Closed Back (Sealed) ‘Around-The-Ear’|
|Supported Profiles||A2DP + AVRCP + HSP + HFP, Codec: SBC, apt-X||A2DP + AVRCP + HSP + HFP, Codec: SBC, apt-X||A2DP + AVRCP + HSP + HFP, Codec: SBC, apt-X||A2DP + AVRCP + HSP + HFP, Codec: SBC, apt-X|
|Noise-Cancelling||No||No||Yes||Yes + Surround Sound Function|
|Weight||105 g||179 g||105 g||179 g|
|Charging/Listening/Talk Time||3 Hours /10 Hours/20 Hours||3 Hours /10 Hours/20 Hours||As MM400-X + Listening Time With Noise-Cancelling Reduces to 8 Hours||As MM 500-X + Listening Time With Noise-Cancelling Reduces to 8 Hours|
|Frequency Response (Headphones)||15–22,000 Hz||15–22,000 Hz||15–22,000 Hz||15–22,000 Hz|
|SPL||107 dB||107 dB||107 dB||107 dB|
|Range||Up to 10 m||Up to 10 m||Up to 10 m||Up to 10 m|