From the manufacturer
Sennheiser is shaping the Future of Audio – a vision built on a 70-year history of innovation and a continued drive for excellence that is woven into our company’s DNA and culture. Around the world, our employees share this passion in the pursuit of the perfect sound, creating products that exceed expectations and set new benchmarks in audio.
Meet the PXC 550 Wireless
Sennheiser’s premium headset tailored specifically for the discerning business traveller. This stylish, compact and foldable headset delivers exceptional sound quality, class-leading adaptive noise cancellation and crystal clear speech clarity. Ergonomically engineered for wearing comfort and intuitive control, this headset upgrades the on-the-go audio experience. In an often frantic and stressful traveller’s world, the PXC 550 Wireless puts the listener in control of their sensory environment – it’s what we call ‘upgrading to First Class’.
Did you know? Sennheiser’s first active noise reduction headsets were developed in 1984 for Lufthansa Airlines and were the first active noise cancellation headsets to receive FAA-TSO certification (Federal Aviation Administration Technical Standard Order).
NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling
NoiseGard quiets the environment to ensure uninterrupted listening by modifying to ambient noise. Whether on a plane, train or noisy street NoiseGard delivers the level of noise suppression needed providing a comfortable listening experience allowing you to relax or focus on work.
Exceptional Battery Performance
The PXC 550 Wireless delivers up to 30-hours of battery life on a single charge from any USB outlet. This means you can travel from London to Hong Kong and back in the comfort and tranquility of adaptive noise cancellation. If you forget to charge the battery, the headset works passively with the remote cable both as headphone and headset.
Superior Sound Quality
The PXC 550 Wireless delivers Sennheiser’s signature sound quality. Music and movies are presented with exceptional clarity, balance and dynamics. Selectable sound modes allow you to tailor the sound to the source material. When connected via USB to a computer the PXC 550 Wireless acts a USB sound card improving the fidelity of music and calls on your PC or Mac. The soundtrack to your journey just got richer and more immersive.
Lightweight, Comfortable Design
The PXC 550 Wireless was designed with your journey in mind. Ergonomically engineered padded headband and rotating earcups provide incredible comfort for long listening sessions. The fold-flat collapsible frame enables the PXC 550 Wireless to discreetly fold away into the stylish, compact travel case.
Wireless technology allows total freedom of movement whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure. The PXC 550 Wireless features Bluetooth 4.2 to effortlessly connect with any NFC or Bluetooth enabled device. Listen to music, take calls or simply enjoy the benefits of NoiseGard adaptive noise cancellation without wires. Experience wireless freedom with unrivalled sound quality.
Touch control with voice prompts make it easy to use the PCX 550 Wireless. A touchpad on the right earcup provides volume, play, stop, pause and track skipping control. Touching the earcup allows you to take an incoming call. The headset turns on and seamlessly connects to Bluetooth as you unfold them and automatically pauses audio when removed. Controlling this headset is instinctive and easy.
Business Class Communication
The PXC 550 Wireless allows you to stay connected while on the move. A Sennheiser triple microphone array delivers crystal-clear speech clarity for business and personal calls even in the busiest of environments, so you can stay in touch wherever you are.
CapTune – Your Music, Your Way
CapTune is a powerful player app engineered to compliment the PXC 550 Wireless. It provides personalization of sound performance and the ability to stream music directly to your headset giving you control on every level. CapTune is available for free in both iOS and Android versions.
Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, Cable with remote
17 – 23,000 Hz
Active: 490 Ohms / Passive: 46 Ohms
Sound Pressure Level (SPL)
110 dB (1 kHz / 1 Vrms)
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)
<0.5% (1 kHz, 100 dB)
8 oz. (227g)
In the Box
PXC 550 Wireless Headphone / Cable with Remote / Carry Case / USB Cable / IFE Adapters / Manuals
Bluetooth 4.2 wireless technology in an ergonomically designed lightweight, comfortable and collapsible travel headset perfect for travel. Connectivity Technology: Wireless
NoiseGard adaptive noise cancellation ensures superior sound quality in every environment. Impedance:Active 490 Ohm/ Passive 46 Ohm
Intuitive user control and convenience thanks for voice prompts, touch controls, NFC pairing, smart pause and automatic on/off
Triple microphone array delivers business class communications with exceptional vocal clarity. Sennheiser sound signature quality with selective sound modes to enhance the listening experience
The PXC 550 wireless is fully compatible with CapTune, sennheiser’s premium quality music player and powerful sound tuning app to perfectly adjust the feel of your music to your personal preference