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Sennheiser PXC350 review

The PXC350s are a cut price version of the PXC450s - the sound drives along nicely and value for money is good, although we prefer the PXC450s for noi Tested at £180.00

Our Verdict

Good for the money but we're not convinced by its noise-cancelling abilities

For

  • Good value for money, driving sound

Against

  • Noise canceling ability could be better

What Hi-Fi? Verdict

Good for the money but we're not convinced by its noise-cancelling abilities

Pros

  • + Good value for money, driving sound

Cons

  • - Noise canceling ability could be better

The Sennheiser PXC350s are a cut-price version of the Award-winning PXC450s – minus on-ear talk-through and volume control (there's an on-cable volume dial), and using Sennheiser's second-tier NoiseGard noise-cancelling.

The PXC350s are an involving listen, driving along nicely with both high and low bit-rate iPod fodder of all genres.

We're not as convinced by the noise-cancelling, however – switch to their big brothers and things improve considerably, with beefier, more detailed musical performance to boot – and a far classier feel.

The PXC350s are good for the money (available from £125), but with the PXC450s now available for under £200, we'd prefer saving for the real deal

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