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Test report - general data of Sennheiser CX 5.00 headphone

Frequency response, Impedance, Frequency response with standard AMPs


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Perception of headphone frequency response curves of equal loudness ISO 226-2009


General results
General results Sennheiser CX 5.00
Channel
Summary (Right + Left)
Sensitivity average in band from 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB/V
124,8
Impedance average in band from 40 Hz to 15 kHz, ohm
19,9
For 94,0 dB SPL need, VRMS
0,029
For 94,0 dB SPL need, mW
0,041

The table shows a most important technical characteristics of Sennheiser CX 5.00

*Center channel headphone is received by averaging between left and right channels



Test conditions
  • Type of headphones: In-Ear or Tablet
  • Measurements were performed on the stand:
    • Solid simulator-bushing SIEC (emulation of auditory channel)



Sensitivity of Sennheiser CX 5.00 headphone


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Table of measured characteristics
Sensitivity Sennheiser CX 5.00
Channel
Left
Right
Sensitivity average in band from 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB/V
125,2
124,4
Sensitivity at 500 Hz at 1 V, dB
125,6
124,7
Sensitivity at 500 Hz at 1 mW, dB
108,5
107,7
Sensitivity at 1000 Hz at 1 V, dB
123,5
123,0
Sensitivity at 1000 Hz at 1 mW, dB
106,5
106,0

The sensitivity was calculated by data from the measuring stand SIEC


Frequency response of Sennheiser CX 5.00 headphone


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Table of measured characteristics
Frequency response Sennheiser CX 5.00
Channel
Left
Right
Variation in frequency response in band from 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-4,30, 7,16
-4,23, 6,60


The RMS variation between the right and left channels
Sennheiser CX 5.00 from stand SIEC
Deviation between channels in band 40 Hz to 15 kHz, dB
0,5
Deviation between channels in low-frequency range 40 Hz to 200Гц, дБ
0,1
Deviation between channels in mid-frequency range 200 Hz to 2 kHz, dB
0,2
Deviation between channels in hi-frequency range 2 kHz 15 kHz, dB
0,8

Impedance of Sennheiser CX 5.00 headphone


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Table of measured characteristics
Impedance Sennheiser CX 5.00
Channel
Left
Right
Impedance average in band from 40 Hz to 15 kHz, ohm
19,7
20,0
Resistance at 500 Hz, ohm
19,7
20,0
Resistance at 1000 Hz, ohm
19,7
20,0
The minimum value in band from 40 Hz to 15 kHz at frequency, Hz
46,8
48,4
The minimum value in band from 40 Hz to 15 kHz, ohm
19,7
20,0
The maximum value in band from 40 Hz to 15 kHz at frequency, Hz
6903,9
6903,9
The maximum value in band from 40 Hz to 15 kHz, ohm
19,9
20,2

Electric phase of Sennheiser CX 5.00 headphone


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Table of measured characteristics
Electric phase Sennheiser CX 5.00
Channel
Left
Right
Average variation in phase response in band from 20 Hz to 20 kHz, degree
0,4
0,4
The minimum value in band from 20 Hz to 20 kHz at frequency, Hz
26,9
20,1
The minimum value in band from 20 Hz to 20 kHz, degree
0,0
0,0
The maximum value in band from 20 Hz to 20 kHz at frequency, Hz
19741,4
19741,4
The maximum value in band from 20 Hz to 20 kHz, degree
2,6
2,6

Frequency response of Sennheiser CX 5.00 headphone when connected to amplifiers with constant output impedance


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Table of measured characteristics
Frequency response of headphone Sennheiser CX 5.00 with amplifier with a constant impedance
Channel
Left
Right
Variation in FR from AMP 0 ohm in band 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-4,30, +7,16
-4,23, +6,60
Variation in FR from AMP 10 ohm in band 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-4,31, +7,15
-4,23, +6,59
Variation in FR from AMP 20 ohm in band 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-4,31, +7,15
-4,23, +6,59
Variation in FR from AMP 50 ohm in band 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-4,31, +7,15
-4,24, +6,59
Variation in FR from AMP 100 ohm in band 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-4,31, +7,14
-4,24, +6,58
Variation in FR from AMP 300 ohm in band 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-4,32, +7,14
-4,24, +6,58

Deviation of frequency response of Sennheiser CX 5.00 headphone when connected to amplifiers with constant output impedance


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Table of measured characteristics
Variation in frequency response with amplifiers with constant output resistance from Sennheiser CX 5.00
Channel
Summary (Right + Left)
With amplifier impedance at 10 ohm in band 20 Hz to 20 kHz, dB
0,0
With amplifier impedance at 20 ohm in band 20 Hz to 20 kHz, dB
0,1
With amplifier impedance at 50 ohm in band 20 Hz to 20 kHz, dB
0,1
With amplifier impedance at 100 ohm in band 20 Hz to 20 kHz, dB
0,1
With amplifier impedance at 300 ohm in band 20 Hz to 20 kHz, dB
0,1

*Center channel is received by data averaging between the left and right channels


Frequency response of Sennheiser CX 5.00 headphone when connected to an amplifier with zero output impedance and raising of output impedanse in low frequencies


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Table of measured characteristics
Frequency response with an amplifier with zero output resistance and raising of output resistance in low frequencies from Sennheiser CX 5.00
Channel
Left
Right
Variation in frequency response in band from 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-4,16, 6,34
-4,09, 5,80

Deviation of frequency response of Sennheiser CX 5.00 headphone when connected to an amplifier with zero output impedance and raising of output impedanse in low frequencies


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Table of measured characteristics
Variance of frequency response Sennheiser CX 5.00 depending on the total output resistance of the amplifier with zero resistance and a rise of resistance at low frequencies
Variance frequency response at the frequency 20 Hz, dB
-7,2
Variance frequency response at the frequency 40 Hz, dB
-3,2
Variance frequency response at the frequency 80 Hz, dB
-1,3

Perception of headphone frequency response curves of equal loudness ISO 226-2009 of Sennheiser CX 5.00 headphone


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Table of measured characteristics
Perception of headphone frequency response curves of equal loudness ISO 226-2009 from Sennheiser CX 5.00
Channel
Summary (Right + Left)
From level 48 dB at 72 dB SPL in band 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-8,8, +19,1
From level 36 dB at 72 dB SPL in band 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-7,7, +16,0
From level 24 dB at 72 dB SPL in band 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-6,5, +13,0
From level 12 dB at 72 dB SPL in band 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-5,4, +9,9
From level 0 dB at 72 dB SPL in band 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-4,3, +6,9
From level -12 dB at 72 dB SPL in band 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-3,1, +3,9
From level -24 dB at 72 dB SPL in band 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-2,0, +2,0
From level -36 dB at 72 dB SPL in band 100 Hz to 10 kHz, dB
-1,7, +2,7

*Center channel is received by data averaging between the left and right channels


Impulse response of Sennheiser CX 5.00 headphone


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Impulse Response Envelope (ETC - Energy Time Curve) of Sennheiser CX 5.00 headphone


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Step response of Sennheiser CX 5.00 headphone


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QSD / Watterfall of Sennheiser CX 5.00 headphone


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Delta QSD / Delta Watterfall of Sennheiser CX 5.00 headphone


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On-line comparison and selection services for Sennheiser CX 5.00

Comparison the frequency response.

Compare the frequency response of the bundles and AMPs.

Comparison of basic characteristics: Sensitivity, Impedance.

Determination of the required voltage level from a headphone amplifier for CX 5.00 and comparison with other models A additional analytics of compatibility with specific amplifiers.

Comparing changes in frequency and sound pressure as a function of the applied voltage and a impedance of an amplifier.

Headphone square wave comparison at the required frequency.

The automatic selection of the optimal AMP models from CX 5.00.


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Measurements of Sennheiser CX 5.00 were carried out by Roman Kuznetsov on the hardware-software complex RAA.

The Sennheiser CX 5.00 test was conducted as a black box test, without regard to cost and prestige. This is the basic principle for making measurements, measurement reports and developing tests in RAA.

I believe that it is important to do not make an absolute assessment of the device, but an aggregate assessment when working together with a source amplifier and taking into account external factors. This allows you to effectively reveal the potential of the entire set of devices or to make a more optimal choice of components.




Kuznetsov Roman
Founder of RAA



Known by the nickname romanrex
Аuthor of articles iXBT.com



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