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.
- 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
- 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
- UPC or EAN No.: 615104221499
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Ratings & Reviews
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 CARLOS E N from Lancaster
201 of 220 people found this useful
My attempt at a comprehensive review
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 Clay H from San Carlos
125 of 136 people found this useful
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 Anthony E from Plano
87 of 100 people found this useful
Good headphones until they died.
I used these headphones for hard training sessions both in and out of the gym. Sound quality is good and they stayed in place whic I used these headphones for hard training sessions both in and out of the gym. Sound quality is good and they stayed in place which was good, but became a lot less comfortable on long training sessions.
Unfortunately, sweat must have got into the volume buttons which made them unresponsive, effectively rendering them useless. This happened with two sets of headphones making them dangerous when volume locks in high.
For low intensity training purposes these might work for you but if you're training involves large amounts of sweat then you might experience the same problem. …
- Written by Kurt J from BRISTOL
4 of 4 people found this useful
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 Kevin X from Boston
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 Andro G from Atlanta
2 of 2 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
How to buy replacements for hearing protectors?
- Asked by Flavio M
No answers yet
can you wear glasses with them?
- Asked by Nicholas C.e. C from Newcastle
Yes - I do!
- Answered by Phil K
What is the length of the cord from the headset to the control? The previous model (PMX 680i) was 4", which I found to be perfect.
- Asked by John R from Kingston
will the pmx 685i neckband headphones work with a nano
- Asked by Cindy K from Pasco
It says on the little graphics just below that it's compatible with all those models (iPhone 3GS, 4S It says on the little graphics just below that it's compatible with all those models (iPhone 3GS, 4S, iPod Nano etc) …
- Answered by Alexandre B
are these gud for gym purpose ??? sweat proof ???
- Asked by Dixit A from Cloverdale
When doing sit ups/anything that requires you to put your head down on flat surface, the neck band c When doing sit ups/anything that requires you to put your head down on flat surface, the neck band causes the earbuds to pop out of your ears (sennheiser makes an in ear headphone with the same technology), but they are certainly moister proof. After sweating all over them you can rinse them off. …
- Answered by William A G from New Orleans