The ultimate longitudinal review, five years in the making. Sennheiser has changed their once-terrific PX-100 headphones for the worse. We don't often do negative reviews on Design Critique, but it's useful to analyze how a great user experience can disappoint after several years ownership. Reliability is the Achilles heel of the PX-100 and now it's even worse with brittle plastic, reduced cushioning, and wickedly tight pressure through the headband.
In other news, Tim has a chapter in the new UX Storytellers book, which is free for download, and a blog post for Altitude Inc. We have email from two, count 'em TWO, listeners. All this in under 30 minutes.
Interesting PX-100 reviews for the PX-100 and PX-100 MkII can be found at
Tim's chapter in UX Storytellers, UX Professional Buys a Car, can be found at
Download the whole book and enjoy!
Tim's "How User Experience Research Saved the Chevrolet Corvette" post on Altitude Inc.'s blog can be read at
Direct download: DesignCritique75_PX100Ruined.mp3
-- posted at: 10:30pm EDT