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Sennheiser CX 100 vs Sennheiser HD 559 Comparison

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Brand and Model Specifications

Information about the brand, model release date.

ModelCX 100HD 559
Release Date20192016
What Hi-Fi? Rating - -
Amazon Rating

General Specifications

Type, design and features.

Headphone TypeIn-ear (earbuds)Over-ear (circumaural)
Earcup Designn/aClosed-back
Noise OptionsNoise-isolatingNone
Transducer TechnologyDynamicDynamic
Cable Length~1.2 m
~3.94 ft
~155 in
~3 m
~9.84 ft
~387.5 in
Detachable CableNoYes
Battery Life--
Battery Quick Charge--
Water ProtectionNoNo
Inputs3.5 mm6.3 mm

Technical Specs

Tech specifications of the headphones.

Frequency Response [Hz]17 - 20,00014- 26,000
Impedance [Ohms]2850
Maximum Input Power [mW]--
Maximum SPL119108
Driver Diameter-38 mm

Dimensions and Weight

Physical characteristics of the speakers (without stands).

Length~0.5 in
~12.7 mm
~1.27 cm
~7.5 in
~190.5 mm
~19.05 cm
Width~0.5 in
~12.7 mm
~1.27 cm
~6.6 in
~167.64 mm
~16.76 cm
Height~0.5 in
~12.7 mm
~1.27 cm
~3.45 in
~87.63 mm
~8.76 cm
Weight~0.02 lb
~9.07 g
~0.01 kg
~0.61875 lb
~280.66 g
~0.28 kg

Packaging Info

Package dimensions and weight.

Shipping Length~9.2 in
~233.68 mm
~23.37 cm
~10.2 in
~259.08 mm
~25.91 cm
Shipping Width~7.5 in
~190.5 mm
~19.05 cm
~8.1 in
~167.64 mm
~16.76 cm
Shipping Height~5.8 in
~147.32 mm
~14.73 cm
~4 in
~101.6 mm
~10.16 cm
Shipping Weight~0.2 lb
~90.72 g
~0.09 kg
~1.5 lb
~680.39 g
~0.68 kg

Colors and Accessories

List of available colors and optional accessories.

  • Black
  • White
  • Black
Replacable EarpadsYesYes
What's in the Box
  • Sennheiser CX 100 earphones
  • Ear adapter set XS/S/M/L
  • User Manual
  • Sennheiser HD 559 headphones
  • 3 m cable with¬†6.3 mm straight plug

Price and Warranty

Satisfaction is (not) guaranteed.

Warranty2 Years2 Years
Amazon Price


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