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Sennheiser RS185 Headphone Review

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The RS 185 is another innovative wireless headphone from Sennheiser that’s meant to produce the top-quality sound that every audiophile will enjoy without the disturbance of wires hanging around. It’s a lightweight and an open-back designed headphone furnished with ear cushions. The headphone is enclosed with comfortable covers making it ideal for long sessions of usage.

Design and Build

The RS 185 has innovative controls located on the outer part of the headphone, making it easier for the user to adjust the volume and balance. In the transmitter, the user can choose between two level control modes. The ALC (Automatic Level Control) mode allows the user to adjust the volume and balance automatically. The MLC (Manual Level Control) mode allows the user to control the sensitivity of the sound quality manually.

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Sound Quality

The RS 185 produces a sound quality with extraordinary clarity and richness, enabling the listener to enjoy even the finest details when listening to the audio.

Its frequency response range is 17 – 22,000 Hz and the maximum sound pressure level is 106 dB at 1 kHz, 3% THD.


The RS 185 has a multi-purpose transmitter which is compatible with audio or video devices that have either a digital or analog audio output. It can be a Left + Right RCA or a 3.5mm headphone output. The transmitter can be paired up with two devices concurrently, and the transmission range is up to 328ft/100m. Its antenna also serves as a charge and dock station.

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The RS 185 requires two rechargeable NiMH AAA batteries with a standard operating time of up to 18 hours.

Other Features

The RS 185 comes with:

  • TR 185 transmitter
  • RCA audio cable
  • Optical cable
  • Power supply with four adapters
  • 2 AAA batteries


The sound quality is fantastic, and it works perfectly with my TV. Now, I can watch TV shows without disturbing anyone else in the room. It also has amazing features.

Product Comparison

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  • Dimension9.3 x 5.9 x 11.6 Inches
  • Weight3.3 Pounds
  • Battery2 AAA Batteries
  • Battery LifeOn use: 18 hours
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  • ManufacturerSennhesier
  • OriginGermany
  • Price$$$

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RS 185 Headphone















  • It produces clearer and vibrant sound quality perfect for audiophiles
  • It’s a perfect headphone for watching TV especially for those with hearing difficulties
  • It has a multi-receiver transmission feature

Last update on 2021-07-27 at 04:44 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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