• Sennheiser CX 280
Our Verdict 
Very disappointing, the sound is dull and flat
For 
Affordable
volume control
Against 
Tonally flat
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We’re told that this is the replacement for the Sennheiser Award-winning CX 300-II, and boy, are we disappointed.

The ultra-affordable price remains and a handy volume control has been added, but the sound is tonally, dynamically and rhythmically flat.

There’s nothing harsh in the delivery, but there’s nothing fun or interesting in it, either.

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