Sennheiser RS65 review: Sennheiser RS65

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CNET Editors' Rating

3 stars Good
  • Overall: 6.3
  • Design: 8.0
  • Features: 8.0
  • Performance: 6.0
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The Good Wireless headphones; SRS surround processing; base/stand recharges batteries; extra battery included; built-in volume control.

The Bad Pricey; sound isn't nearly as detailed as that of Sennheiser's corded 'phones.

The Bottom Line These extremely lightweight wireless headphones are easy on the ears but sound a little too mellow for our taste.

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Sennheiser RS65

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Sennheiser's RS65 wireless headphones ($210) are the perfect late-night audio companion, allowing you to crank CDs and DVDs as loud as you want without tying yourself to a cable. But the mellow RS65s will disappoint finicky listeners who crave aggressive, detailed sound.

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Sennheiser RS65

Part Number: RS65 Released: Oct. 1, 2004

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Quick Specifications See All

  • Release date Oct. 1, 2004
  • Color black
  • Sound Output Mode stereo
  • Additional Features SRS (Sound Retrieval System)
  • Type headphones
  • Headphones Form Factor ear-cup
  • Connector Type mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm
About The Author

Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg has also worked as a high-end audio salesman, and as a record producer. Steve currently reviews audio products for CNET and works as a freelance writer for Home Theater, Inner Fidelity, Tone Audio, and Stereophile.