Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC gaming headset performance benchmarks

The Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC has excellent outside noise isolation and suitable for traveling and commuting in noisy environments. The Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC has excellent noise cancelling capability. The sound isolation in Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is great overall and there is minimum sound leakage. The wireless support in Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is very convenient. In terms of sound quality, the Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports. The Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv. For gaming, the Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is not up to par with other similar headsets. In terms of recording quality and voice chat usage, the Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC performs reasonably well against the competition.

 Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC gaming headset performance benchmarks
Model Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Travel-Friendly / Outside Noise Isolation 3.6 / 5.0
Critical Listening / Sound Quality 3.6 / 5.0
Gaming Quality 2.9 / 5.0
Office Environment Sound Isolation 3.6 / 5.0
Comfort and Stability while doing Sports 3.5 / 5.0
Watching TV Sound Experience 3.0 / 5.0
Price $ 103.8
Year 2014
Microphone Yes
Wireless Yes
Battery Life 7.0 Hours
Ear Breathability 3.2 / 5.0
Comfort 3.5 / 5.0
Controls 3.3 / 5.0
Noise Handling 3.6 / 5.0
Microphone Quality 3.0 / 5.0

Specifications

HD 4.50 BTNC Base/Dock

Dock ChargingN/A
Line InN/A
Line OutN/A
Optical InputN/A
PC CompatibleN/A
PS4 CompatibleN/A
Power SupplyN/A
RCA InputN/A
TypeN/A
USB InputN/A
Xbox One CompatibleN/A

HD 4.50 BTNC Bass

High-Bass-0.03 dB
Low-Bass2.17 dB
Low-Frequency Extension12.6 Hz
Mid-Bass1.09 dB
Std. Err.1.3 dB

HD 4.50 BTNC Battery

Audio while chargingNo
Battery Life22.3 hrs
Battery TypeRechargable
Charge Time2.2 hrs
Passive PlaybackYes
Power Saving FeatureNo

HD 4.50 BTNC Bluetooth

Bluetooth Version4.0
Multi-Device Pairing2 Devices
NFC PairingYes

HD 4.50 BTNC Breathability

Avg.Temp.Difference5.8 C

HD 4.50 BTNC Cable

Connection1/8" TRS
DetachableYes
Length4.5 ft

HD 4.50 BTNC Case

H3.5 "
L4.8 "
TypeSoft case
Volume118 Cu. Inches
W7 "

HD 4.50 BTNC Comfort

Clamping Force1.1 lbs
Weight0.5 lbs

HD 4.50 BTNC Controls

Additional ButtonsN/A
Call/Music ControlYes
Channel MixingN/A
Ease of useMediocre
FeedbackSubpar
Microphone ControlNo
Noise Canceling ControlYes
Talk-ThroughNo
Volume ControlYes

HD 4.50 BTNC Frequency Response Consistency

Avg. Std. Deviation0.52 dB

HD 4.50 BTNC Latency

Default Latency161 ms
aptX Latency140 ms
aptX(LL) LatencyN/A

HD 4.50 BTNC Leakage

Overall Leakage @ 1ft30.71 dB

HD 4.50 BTNC Mid

High-Mid4.35 dB
Low-Mid-0.86 dB
Mid-Mid1.49 dB
Std. Err.2.89 dB

HD 4.50 BTNC Noise Handling

SpNR21.02 dB

HD 4.50 BTNC Noise Isolation

Bass-9.11 dB
Mid-15.78 dB
Overall Attenuation-19.38 dB
Self-Noise17.11 dB
Treble-33.72 dB

HD 4.50 BTNC Portability

H3.2 "
L4.5 "
Transmitter requiredN/A
Volume86 Cu. Inches
W6 "

HD 4.50 BTNC Recording Quality

FR Std. Dev.5.02 dB
Gain38.48 dB
HFE3368.2 Hz
LFE329.38 Hz
Weighted THD8.924

HD 4.50 BTNC Soundstage

Correlated Crosstalk0.0 dB
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)3.99 dB
PRTF Distance10.78 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)3.54 dB

HD 4.50 BTNC Total Harmonic Distortion

Weighted THD @ 10011.301
Weighted THD @ 903.308

HD 4.50 BTNC Treble

High-Treble-4.4 dB
Low-Treble-1.74 dB
Mid-Treble-2.79 dB
Std. Err.4.86 dB

HD 4.50 BTNC Wired

Analog AudioYes
OS CompatibilityNot OS specific
PC CompatibleAudio Only
PS4 CompatibleAudio Only
USB AudioNo
Xbox One CompatibleAudio Only

HD 4.50 BTNC Wireless Range

Line of Sight Range120 ft
Obstructed Range42 ft

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Critics Reviews

Sennheiser recently added to their excellent noise cancelling headphones line-up with the HD 4.50 BTNC.The wireless headphone is their mid-range offering at 0 USD (9 AUD £169.00). Sennheiser haven’t cut any corners though, and it has many of the features of more expensive models.
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