Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless Headphone Review

Today, with a big thanks to Sennheiser, we will be taking a good look at the PXC 550. It’s a given that over-ear headphones normally produce some stunning sounds, but when manufacturers start to produce these headphones that are portable for travel, a lot of the finer elements are lost in the transition.



The soundtrack to your journey just got richer and more immersive. The PXC 550 Wireless was developed by the leader in audio that has been continuously setting trends in this industry for over 70 years: Sennheiser. So, there is no compromising on the sound: deep, crisp, authentic and powerful at any volume. With its exceptionally high quality performance, the PXC 550 Wireless makes your favorite album or movie come alive.

PXC 550

First class travelling. The Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless turns every journey into a first-class experience. A truly smart travel companion, it offers Sennheiser’s renowned high-quality sound and NoiseGard™ hybrid adaptive noise cancellation in a sleek foldable design. An intuitive, ear cup-mounted touch control panel and voice prompt system allow for a convenient selection of settings. With up to 30 hours of battery life, the PXC 550 Wireless lets you travel around the world in comfort on a single charge.


Let’s take a quick look at the PXC 550’s technical specifications before we carry on.



  • Wearing style  – Headband
  • Impedance Active – 490 Ohms / Passive 46 Ohms
  • Transducer principle (Microphone) – Dynamic Closed
  • Frequency response (headphones) – 17 – 23,000 Hz
  • Bluetooth Version – Bluetooth 4.2
  • Supported Profiles – Headset Profile (HSP) v.1.2 / Handsfree Profile (HFP) v.1.6 
  • Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) v.1.3 / Device ID Profile (DIP) v.1.3
  • Sound pressure level (SPL) – 110 dB
  • THD, total harmonic distortion – <0.5% (1kH, 100dB)
  • Contact pressure – 3 N
  • Ear coupling – Circumaural
  • Charging time – 3 hours (full charge)
  • Pick-up pattern – 3-Mic Beamforming Array
  • Operating time – Up to 30 hours
  • Weight w/o cable – 227g


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