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Sennheiser Open Wireless Headphones (RS116II)

  • Model #: RS 116 II
  • Web Code: 10181107
2.9
(10 ratings)
$119.99

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Overview

The RS 116 is an open, supra-aural wireless RF headphone system. Its transparent and well-balanced sound with great bass response makes this system an ideal choice for all types of music and TV applications. Enjoy total freedom of sound without a physically restricting cable at an affordable price. The ideal entry into the cordless world of sound.

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  • Open, stereo, supra-aural, wireless RF headphone system
  • Detailed, analytical sound reproduction with strong bass response
  • Perfectly suitable for all types of modern music and TV applications
  • "Wireless freedom of sound" with reception through walls and ceilings, even outside in the garden
  • Range of up to 100 metres
  • Three selectable RF channels
  • Control elements conveniently positioned to provide easy, intuitive operation
  • Very lightweight headphones, extremely comfortable to wear
  • Appealing, modern design
  • AAA batteries included; rechargeable NiMH batteries & standard charger can be purchased separately (Non-Sennheiser accessories)

What's in the Box?

  • Manual
  • Audio Connecting Cable
  • Jack Plug
  • 2 AAA Batteries

Manufacturer's Warranty:

  • Parts - 2 Year(s)
  • Labour - 2 Year(s)

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  • Headphone Style
    On-Ear
  • Band Style
    Over-the-Head
  • Sports & Fitness Ear Clip
    No
  • Sound Isolating
    No
  • Noise Cancelling
    No
  • Wireless
    Yes
  • Bluetooth
    No
  • RF Wireless
    Yes
  • DJ Style
    No
  • Professional Grade
    No
  • High Fashion Design
    No
  • Water/Sweat Resistant
    No
  • iPod/iPhone Control
    No
  • Built-in Mic
    No
  • Folding
    No
  • Celebrity Endorsed
    No
  • Plug Material
    Nickel
  • Plug Size
    3.5 mm
  • Power Source
    9 V DC (Transmitter) 2 x AAA (Receiver)
  • Frequency Response
    22 Hz - 19500 Hz
  • Impedance
    24 Ohm
  • Magnet Type
    Not Applicable
  • Sensitivity
    106 dB
  • Colour
    Black
  • Weight
    230 g
  • Warranty Labour
    2 Year(s)
  • Warranty Parts
    2 Year(s)

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Customer Reviews

2.9 / 5
Based on 10 ratings,7 Reviews
Ratings & Reviews
Rating Attributes
Ergonomics
2.7
Performance
2.5
Comfort
2.6
Value
2.6

Positive vs. Critical Reviews

Positive 70%

6 Reviews

Critical 30%

1 Reviews

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  • from Niagara Falls, ON
  • Jul 19, 2014
4.0

Wireless Headphone

Bought this headset on sale at Best Buy and love them. The RF base unit and RCA jacks worked beautifully in my home theater set-up. My PVR and receiver are in the basement and my TV and surround sound speakers are on the main floor. When my wife goes to bed before me, I needed to be able to listen to my shows with headphones and mute the surround sound speakers. I needed a system that could be connected to my PVR to pick up the audio and transmit an RF signal to the headphones and this wireless system worked perfectly. Since the headphones use AAA batteries, they dont need the base unit for charging. Great solution.

  • from St catharines
  • Jul 14, 2014
3.0

Scary headphone

The base will shut down in a few mins automatically once it doesn't receive any signal. You will have to turn the headphone off even if you pause your video/music for a few mins break otherwise the scary extremely loud noise will harm your ears. Quality is not bad.

  • from Qualicum Beach, BC
  • Jun 23, 2014
4.0

Excellent value

Excellent value. comfortable , sometimes a bit scratchy sound but would certainly recommend them for value and performance

  • from Longueuil, QC
  • Oct 11, 2013
4.0

Practical but not amazing

Not adjustable, slides off depending on head size No battery charge stand. Sound quality is pretty good, no fuzziness

  • from Richmond
  • Sep 16, 2012
2.0

BAD

We ended up replacing batteries like once a day, the ones they have died in few hours so we started using rechargeable ones and we are constant charging

  • from Kemptville Ontario
  • Jan 19, 2012
4.0

Value for the money

If you are looking for superior quality wireless headphones you can certainly find them and you will pay significantly more for them than these Sennheiser headphones. I had a pair of Sony wireless headphones and they were heavier, were not as easy to tune (often had static) and the band across the top that activated sound when put on was a pain. These headphones are crystal clear, light and you just turn them on and off. The recharger is convenient and after 6 months I have had no issues. The one area they need improvement is with the ear piece/padding. It does not fit "over your ear" it fits on them. Having said that, I have used them almost every night catching the news or watching a show without disturbing my wife. I believe I received real value for the price.

  • from Vancouver
  • Jan 03, 2012
3.0

Cheap wireless headphones, annoying hum.

I suppose they might work fine if you live in suburbia or in the country. In the city they pick up way too much background, so it sounds like someone is constantly humming a sort of droning, annoying buzz. Maybe you get used to it after a while, but honestly why try. With wireless performance is this poor you're better off with wires.

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