Sennheiser RS170 - HDR170

Discussion in 'Headphone & Earphone General Discussion' started by Lunaman, Dec 17, 2010.

  1. Lunaman

    Lunaman Casual Listener

    Dec 17, 2010
    I'm after some advice. I've got a pair of RS170 headphones with the transmitter. I was thinking of buying the RS160 set up so that 1. My wife could listen on my RS170 set up and 2. We could use the RS160 transmittter to listen when we go camping.
    I have read in your article on the HDR170/RS170
    ' The transmitter, like the headset, runs off two AAA batteries allowing you to hit the streets with wireless tunes'.
    I've looked at my RS170 transmitter and it appears to be mains. Can you please clear this issue?

  2. Shaun-HiFi

    Shaun-HiFi Administrator Staff Member

    Aug 30, 2008
    Yes, the RS160 base unit can be run from batteries as well as mains. This makes it suitable for taking out and about.

    The headphones themselves are pretty large, so I'm not sure about "hitting the streets", but camping would be a great application for them! :D

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