Sennheiser adidas PMX 680
Amongst the best-built, top-sounding 'neckband' headphones, the Sennheiser PMX 680 are co-branded with Adidas for sporting looks and max durability in tough wet conditions. Designed for running or exercise and perfect for the woods or beach, the bulletproof Kevlar construction easily withstands heavy-duty action. Built-in volume control and reflective yellow/black striping for added nightime visibility.
- Extra-stable neckband, very comfortable for exercise
- Tough Kevlar cord and assembly built to withstand heavy-duty uses
- Sweat, moisture and water resistant design
- 2 year manufacturer's warranty is standard
What's In The Box:
- Volume control extension cable
- Travel / storage pouch
- Shirt clip
- Foam ear pad set
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Sennheiser Adidas PMX 680 'neckband' headphones have a nifty vertical transducer speaker system and secure headband fit that won't fall out or come loose during your most active get-after-it workouts. Further, the PMX 680 headphone has an easy-fit neckband design suitable for nearly any head size -- a wonderful but rare plus in this category. The PMX 680 excellent ergonomics ensure long-term comfort without sacrificing wearing stability or impacting sound quality as you actively move about. A volume adjuster keeps you in handy control of your tunes and a (detachable) extension cable allows positioning your player wherever you need it. The tough Kevlar-reinforced cabling guarantees durability and flexibility where most other sport headphones simply can't function properly -- like here in our extra-cold Montana temperatures. The sweat-proof, water-resistant PMX 680 design lets you go your hardest during any shoulder season when weather conditions may not be perfect but you still need some killer tunes to power through your hard workout.
The Sennheiser adidas PMX 680 is amongst HeadRoom's biggest-selling exercise headphones, thanks in part to a terrific accessories fit-kit making the PMX680 a complete user-ready package. The Sennheiser packaging box includes extra sets of replaceable earpads, a useful travel/storage pouch along with a handy cable shirt clip for minimizing cord slack when you're moving. In the rare event you'll ever need it, the strong 2-year manufacturer's product warranty is serviced or replaced for free by Sennheiser-USA ONLY with an authorized dealer 'proof-of-purchase' receipt -- like the one you'll get here at HeadRoom!
- Isolation: -8dB
- Microphone: No
- Sensitivity: 120dB
- Manufacturer Warranty: 2 Years
- Headphone Type: Behind the Neck
- Connector Type: 1/8
- Impedance @ 1kHz: 16
- Best of 2010: y
- Detachable Cable: No
- Cord Length: 4.5
- Cord Type: Straight Y
- Driver Type: Dynamic
- Coupler Size: Small
- Ear Coupler Type: Earbud
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Posted by ADEP from Boston, MA on 2012-05-30
Recommend Product: No
Pros: Sound, Fit, stays in place
Cons: Durability, comfort, Volume control
First is the stupidly placed volume control that when removed leaves you with a one foot cord that can only be plugged into an arm strap. When trying to workout with this you have to clip it awkwardly onto the neck of your shirt if you don't want it flopping around.
Second, is the comfort of the earpiece. The yellow rubber around the ears fell off after about two weeks and now I can't wear the headphones for more than a couple hours without my ear throbbing.
Lastly, and most importantly is the quality. After 10 months they have begun shorting out. At this point I will gladly pay hundreds of dollars for headphones with some sort of long term guarantee. For now, I sit and dream of the day when I can own headphones for more than a year without them quitting on me.
Any suggestions of headphones that are more durable are welcome
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Posted by 509rider from E-Washington on 2012-04-02
Recommend Product: No
Pros: Behind head Decent sound
Cons: not sturdy, uncomfortable
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Posted by scsailor from South Carolina on 2012-02-08
Recommend Product: Yes
Pros: Very comfortable
Cons: Cord is a little short.
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