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Ear Canal Phones
CX 980
Instruction manual

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Important safety instructions
In order to prevent hearing damage and health problems:
Set the volume to a low level before inserting the ear
canal phones into your ears.
Avoid listening at high volume levels for long periods of
Keep the ear canal phones at least 1.2" (3 cm) from
cardiac pacemakers or implanted defibrillators.
In order to prevent accidents:
Do not wear the ear canal phones in an environment that
requires your special attention (e.g. in traffic).
Keep the ear canal phones out of reach of children who
could swallow smaller pieces.
In order to prevent damage to the ear canal phones:
Do not expose the ear canal phones to heat (hair dryer,
radiator, etc.) and do not store in direct sunlight for
extended periods.
Protect the ear canal phones from moisture.

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Delivery includes
1 pair of CX 980 ear canal phones with
volume control
3 pairs of ear adapters, white ring
(size S, M, L)
3 pairs of ear adapters, pink ring
(size S, M, L)
1 pair of ear adapters, memory foam
2pairs of spare
diaphragm guards
1 cleaning tool
1cable clip
1 in-flight adapter
1carrying case
1 storage pouch for ear adapters
1 instruction manual
Accessories are available from your Sennheiser
partner. A list of suitable accessories can be found on
our website at

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Selecting and changing the
ear adapters
To ensure the best possible sound performance, the ear
adapters must seal off your ear canals. You can choose
between the following types of ear adapters:
· Silicone rubber, white ring
natural bass response
· Silicone rubber, pink ring
punchy bass response
· Memory foam
optimum sound, punchy bass response, comfortable and
secure fit
Select ear adapters of the correct size and with the
desired characteristics.
Attach the ear adapters to the ear canal phones.

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Inserting ear canal phones into the ears
WARNING! Interference with cardiac pacemakers
The headphones generate a magnetic field
which could interfere with cardiac pacemakers
and implanted defibrillators.
Keep the earphones at least 1.2" (3 cm)
implanted defibrillators.
S / M / L