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Sennheiser PMX 680 Sports Earbud Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
- Sweat and water resistant
- Neckband headphones for comfortable fit
- High-output drivers for energizing sound
- DuPont Kevlar reinforced cable for unmatched sound
- Generous 2-year guarantee
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Amazon.ca Product Description
We partnered with Adidas on ergonomic design for a precise and comfortable fit. A unique moisture-resistant materials wicks away sweat and rain.Dynamic Sennheiser transducers deliver true sound performance. Designed for extreme movement. Flexible materials absorb shocks and strain. .
From the Manufacturer
Can you remember the last time you had a proper workout without any disturbances from your headphones falling out or giving up? The new Sennheiser/adidas PMX 680 sports earphones will change that on the first listen. These sweat-proof, neckband 'phones deliver outstanding, high-energy stereo sound without the need for readjustment or the trash can.
Innovative Neckband Design
Engineered on legendary Sennheiser/adidas Performance, the incredible neckband holding mechanism is comfortable and stable--eliminating the problem of earbuds falling out of your ears. The secure neckband fit works with any size or shape head, and includes a detachable extension cable with clothing clip to enhance wearing comfort and eliminate tangles.
The neckband vertical transducer system provides a comfortable, secure fit that won't fall out during your workout. Further, the PMX 680 has a universal fit for any size or shaped head to ensure long-term comfort without sacrificing stability. A convenient in-line volume adjuster keeps you in control of your tunes while a detachable extension cable lets you position your MP3 player where you want it.
The DuPont Kevlar reinforced cabling guarantees durability and flexibility where other sport headphones can't--even in cold temperatures. A sweat-proof, water-resistant construction lets you go your hardest during any off-season.
Compatible with Portable Exercise Devices
The Sennheiser PMX 680 headphones are compatible with adidas miCoach, iPhone, and all iPods/MP3 players with a 1/8" (3.5mm) plug. The energizing, high-output sound keeps you running and ahead of the game.
What's in the Box?
Sennheiser PMX 680 headphones, 1 pair of foam earpads, extension cable with volume control, storage pouch, cable clip, instruction manual, rubberized ear cushions, warranty.
- Frequency response: 18 - 20,000 Hz
- Cable length: 1.64 feet with 2.3 feet extension
- Sound pressure level (SPL): 120 dB
- Impedance: 16 ohms
- Connector: 1/8" (3.5mm)
- Total harmonic distortion (THD): <0.5%
- Weight: 0.63 oz
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Top Customer Reviews
Now, this product is good for running. It does not fall of, and is very comfortable. It doesn't have that constant "plunger effect" that ear buds may have for every step you take. It allows ambient noise to come in (this is a feature, not a defect), so if you're looking for headphones to isolate sound, these are not the one. You will hear traffic.
When I run with these though, one side always feels looser than the other, and is a minor but manageable annoyance. The "buds" aren't replaceable, and are only covered by optional foam sleeves, similar to the old iPhone ear buds. I usually take them out, as I run in the rain and don't see any added benefit from the foam covers.
My other complaint is the "extension" cable that they put in doesn't have a proper clip for your clothing, and is a tiny bit heavy, so it tends to bounce up and down pulling on the upper clip when you run. The clip they put in isn't a gator type one, but rather similar to ones you see on the lid of a pen (which has very limited places you can slide into). I suppose you can move the upper clip to the bottom to lessen the bouncing, or have the extension cable clipped into your collar. Buying a third party extension cable (with a simple female end and male 3.5 mm end on the other side) might be better, as I see the volume control nothing but an annoyance and hard to reach.
Overall functional, but in terms of the price, it could have been designed better.
I am very excited as previous headphones fall off constantly.
I ran long distance, and in fact I use this one for a marathon.
I don't know if anyone experience this before, but when you are running for 4 hours, after that I feel the pressure pushing through my ears. So, I thought you need an alternate earphone after 4 hours? Or take it off and sing to yourself.
While I don't usually run 4 hours straight with this headphone daily, an h0ur workout does fine. Even going through fast hills and an speeding with my mountain bike.
Sound quality is great - not perfect but around 7/10. This ain't high end, so this meet my expectation. I like the volume control that comes with it. I like the sleep design....trust me, if you run for continuous 4 hours, the small, lightweight design is a perfect plus.
The cord is long enough - it fits in the pocket of my cargo pants.
Overall, I'd say 4/5, because of the pressure I felt as I wore it for a long period of time.
Lightweight, good price, great sound quality - I recommend this to anyone.
Thanks amazon for the timely delivery.
Secure and comfortable fit. The headphones spring back to closed position with sufficient force without digging into the ears. The ear buds have removable soft rubber covers (and foam covers which I have not tried). The design has a smooth finish including the thumb wheel volume control which is located way below the collar. As a comparison, my Samsung Galaxy S 3 headphones volume control always gets caught on my shirt collar, causing them to fall off during my work commute. This one is so much better! The case material is thick and feels durable and no draw strings but uses a velcro seal to close it securely. Delivered as expected!
The treble response could be better.
+ Complete peace of mind about headphones staying on
+ Excellent sound quality for the price
- Headband is a little large (and I wear L/XL helmets), but once you get used to it it's very comfortable
- Sound quality great but not amazing. Rough quantification: stock iPod headphones = 3/10, DiddyBeats = 8/10, this would be a 7/10.
I'm nitpicking on the cons but overall very satisfied and would definitely recommend these headphones.
Most recent customer reviews
great for working out with. good sound quality. they don't move about even during cross training exercises and jumping around. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
This is my second pair of these headphones and love them! They are perfect for running.Published 8 months ago by Yamariv
Great at the beginning but after 4-5 months something broke in the wire near the adapter and then the sound was working on one side.Published 12 months ago by Jacques Robitaille
The last model of these headphones I owned (great!) did not have the overly large, annoying volume control. Read morePublished 12 months ago by mykl
Nice comfortable set of headphones. Very light and stays put during activities.Published 12 months ago by Leonard
They are very light and sound great! My favorite headphones for jogging.Published 13 months ago by Chris
Kind of disappointed about it as the jack don't record audio when I plug it into my headphone during shooting a video as the blue one PMX 685i Adidas Sports in Earphone works very... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Michel Verreault