Sennheiser PMX 685i In-Ear Neckband Sports Headphones

Sennheiser PMX 685i In-Ear Neckband Sports Headphones

Product Information

  • Overview

    Enjoy your favourite music on the move with PMX 685i Sennheiser headphones which deliver superb sound quality with lightweight premium earbuds and a light rugged neckband. Designed in conjunction with Adidas, these sports headphones are durable and reliable without sacrificing sound quality.

    A moisture protection system means you can exercise in challenging conditions with your favourite tunes, and rinse the headphones clean under running water. Carefully selected materials absorb shock and minimise wear. Noise isolation and comfort are achieved with a choice of earbud sizes so you can hear just musical detail and not the surrounding noise.

    Adjust the volume, skip tracks, answer phone calls and activate Siri with the included remote for iPod, iPhone and iPad.

  • Highlights

    • Neckband fit for outdoor activities – light and compatible with most half helmets
    • Foam earpads for awareness of your surroundings
    • Moisture protection system for challenging conditions; can be rinsed clean under running water
    • In-line remote and mic to change volume, skip tracks and take calls
    • Durable materials to absorb shock and minimise wear
    • Acoustically fine-tuned for punchy sound and high volume
  • Did you notice?

    These headphones are durable and can be rinsed under running water.
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  • What's in the Box?

    • Sennheiser PMX 685i In-Ear Neckband Sports Headphones
    • Foam ear pads
    • Storage pouch
    • Cable clip
  • Tech Specs

    • Frequency Response: 18 Hz - 20,000 Hz
    • Impedance: 16 Ohms
    • THD: <0.5 %
    • Other Features: With Remote and Mic, Stereo, Sports & Fitness
    • Form Factor: Neckband
    • Cable Length: 120 cm
  • Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    • UPC or EAN No.: 615104221499

    Non-Apple Branded products / Third Party Products

    • Note: Apple's One Year Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Non-Apple branded products may have the benefit of a manufacturer's warranty provided by the product manufacturer - Please see your product box and literature for details. Rights under the product manufacturer's warranty are in addition, and not instead of, any rights that you have under consumer protection laws.

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Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (3.5 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • Awesome!

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great product!! Have had several... Phillips, Bose, NIke, etc. and these are the most comfortable and lasting pair I've tried. The Great product!! Have had several... Phillips, Bose, NIke, etc. and these are the most comfortable and lasting pair I've tried. They stay on, you can adjust to let in as much noise as you'd like, and have plenty of cord to put your phone in pocket, armband, etc.

    • Written by from Lancaster

    200 of 219 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Awesome!
  • My attempt at a comprehensive review

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    I've used these for trail and road running approximately 100 miles now.

    Overall: Great bass, fair to poor highs, great fit, but I've used these for trail and road running approximately 100 miles now.

    Overall: Great bass, fair to poor highs, great fit, but has a few functional issues.

    Even though the highs are diminished, the bass and overall sound is still better than any headphones of this type I've ever heard. The fit is excellent. It is lightly spring loaded to hold each earbud in your ears. It never slips and is never uncomfortable for me for over 90 minutes at a time. Car traffic can still be heard pretty well.

    The mic and controls are well-placed, but hard to distinguish the buttons while running. I've taken maybe 4 phone calls while running, and everyone has complained about wind noise and basically unusable sound quality. The cable is on the left side, which makes it a poor choice for a hands-free set while driving for me. The behind-the-head frame probably makes these a poor choice for use on an airplane, but I haven't tested that. I have rinsed them with water several times with no change in performance.

    Two biggest complaints: Excessive wind noise while running or in any light breeze, and foam pads that constantly fall off. The wind noise is usually tolerable, but often not. The foam ear pads are a must if you sweat at all. Without them, the rubber earbuds become like toilet plungers on your eardrums. Not good. The foam pads mitigate that problem, but they are far too delicate and easily fall off when taking the headphones off. I have dropped the little foam pads on the trail several times, but miraculously found them again. Sennheiser needs to fix that and they need to give you at least a half dozen spare pairs.

    I do like these, but for the price, they should not have the problems I noted.

    • Written by from San Carlos

    120 of 131 people found this useful

    Was this useful? My attempt at a comprehensive review
  • Worth it!

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    I've gone through two pair of Klipsch S4i's, two Apple sets, two Sony sets and none of them come close to these. They were even s I've gone through two pair of Klipsch S4i's, two Apple sets, two Sony sets and none of them come close to these. They were even smart enough to put the controls high enough that they won't be inside your shirt if you route your wire that way. Sweat ruined the mic and controls on both of my Klipsch that way. Amazing bass response, comfortable, don't move a bit. Everyone has different ears, but if they fit, they rock!

    • Written by from Plano

    85 of 98 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Worth it!
  • mostly good

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    have had these for 4 months now, ran over 500 miles with them...great sound (i run to edm music, so the bass is great...not sure a have had these for 4 months now, ran over 500 miles with them...great sound (i run to edm music, so the bass is great...not sure about music with more highs), it's lightweight, and a fantastic fit.

    however, sweat did get into the mic after a while and everything in that remote piece stopped working, but the sound still comes out just fine.

    • Written by from Boston
    Was this useful? mostly good
  • Poor quality

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    Overall, poor quality built with decent sounds.

    1- Sound is good , nothing amazing but good.

    2- Looks - mediocre - plastic Overall, poor quality built with decent sounds.

    1- Sound is good , nothing amazing but good.

    2- Looks - mediocre - plastic looks cheap

    3- Build - bad - the soft cover for the earpieces comes off very easily, I lost mine within a week of use , the plug just recently broke.

    Overall, I do not recommend this product due to quality issues.

    • Written by from Atlanta

    1 of 1 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Poor quality
  • Delivers great sound, an excellent fit

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    These are my 2nd pair after losing the first.
    Delivers great sound, an excellent fit. Just wished the controls were placed a litt These are my 2nd pair after losing the first.
    Delivers great sound, an excellent fit. Just wished the controls were placed a little lower down the cord as it tends to dangle a little. This can be adjusted using the clips that's provided though. I have had several other brands but my Sennheisers always give the best sound. I use them on my long bike rides and are great.

    • Written by from Singapore
    Was this useful? Delivers great sound, an excellent fit

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