Sennheiser CXC 700

  • Sennheiser CXC 700
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  • Excellent audio performance, bass response, Quality active noise reduction, Outputs audio even when noise cancellation isn’t activated, with almost no difference in audio quality, Includes “Talk Through” option and three different noise
  • Good noise cancellation abilities; Sound great with decent bass; Inflight adapter makes for superior listening in airplanes; Long lasting battery for NoiseGard.


  • Battery compartment is bulky/awkward, Uses triple-A battery instead of rechargeable option.
  • Inline remote is too low; Talk Through function is useless when using MP3 players or phones; Wires easily tangle into a mess

Expert reviews and ratings

By Trusted Reviews on 60

The Sennheiser CXC 700 active noise cancelling earphones are a "nearly, but not quite" effort from the headphone king. Noise cancellation is decent and they get closer to sounding high-end than the most ANC pairs, but a misjudged treble hump introduces...

By Sound and Vision Magazine on

Do in-ear monitors really need to cancel noise? From left: Audio-Technica's ATH-ANC23, Phiaton's PS 20 NC, and the Sennheiser CXC 700 Photo: Brent ButterworthEnlarge Mention noise-cancelling headphones and most people think of large, over-ear...

By PC Mag on 80

Sennheiser makes earphones for the serious listener, and the CXC 700's audio performance and noise cancellation are both superb—but the design won’t suit everyone....

By on 80

Noise cancellation headphones have always seemed like a tacky technology to me, most of the time they don’t work, and when they do, it’s only because they throw in another layer of hiss to “cancel” out the background noise....

International Review By Mac Life on 83

Reisekopfhörer mit gutem Klang, hält passiv und aktiv Außengeräusche vom Ohr fern. Gute...

International Review By 01Net on 60

Les écouteurs intra-auriculaires de Sennheiser, vendus 230 euros, ont certes un bon son, mais le fabricant ne tient pas sa promesse en matière de réduction du bruit ambiant. On leur préférera des casques à arceaux, plus...

International Review By Digitale-Generation on 85

Durch seine handliche Größe passt der CXC 700 in jedes Reisegepäck. Zudem sitzt er mit seinen gerade mal 44 Gramm kaum merklich in den Ohren. Der kristallklare Sound überzeugt und eine stabile Schutztasche offenbart umfangreiches,...