Category: PlayStation headsets

Audeze Penrose gaming headset for PS5 and Xbox Series X

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Audeze Penrose Wireless-Planar Magnetic Headset

It missed it’s September release, but the Audeze’s Penrose gaming headset for PS5 is now ready to buy. The planar magnetic drivers drew a lot of a attention when it was first pushed way back in July. The planar magnetic driver technology promises a more natural sound, immersive sound stage and less distortion.

Two different versions are available for each of the next gen consoles, the PS5 version also working with the PS4, PC and Mac. The Xbox Series version of the headset is shipping in late December, maybe too late for some Christmas presents.

A Shure designed built in mic

Mobile device compatible via its’ Bluetooth 5.0, so you can still listen to sound from your PS5 while connecting to Discord. A Shure designed built in mic comes with both versions, with a single charge giving your 15 hours of use, connectivity comes via the standard 2.4 GHz dongle.

Audeze Penrose Wireless Planar Magnetic Headset Mic

Audeze Penrose is a bit expensive compared to other gaming headsets like the SteelSeries Arctis 9, this is due to the planer drivers.

FEATURES

  • Audeze 100mm planar magnetic drivers
  • Broadcast quality microphone
  • 2.4GHz lossless low-latency wireless
  • Bluetooth 5.0 (SBC and AAC)
  • Audeze HQ mobile and desktop app with custom EQ and sidetone toggling

IN THE BOX

  • Penrose Wireless Planar Magnetic Headset
  • 2.4GHz Wireless Dongle
  • Detachable Broadcast Quality Microphone
  • USB-A to USB-C Cable
  • 3.5 mm to 3.5 mm Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty Card

TECHNICAL DATA

  • Style: Over-ear, closed-circumaural
  • Transducer type: Planar Magnetic
  • Magnetic structure: Fluxor™ magnet array
  • Phase management: Fazor
  • Magnet type: Neodymium N50
  • Diaphragm type: Ultra-thin Uniforce™
  • Transducer size: 100 mm
  • Maximum SPL: >120dB
  • Frequency response: 10Hz – 50kHz
  • THD: <0.1% (1 kHz, 1mW)
  • Earpads: Contoured memory foam: artificial leather
  • Microphone: Detachable broadcast quality mic
  • Battery type: Lithium-polymer
  • Wireless Connection: 2.4 GHz Wireless + Bluetooth (SBC, AAC)
  • Wired Connection: USB-C, USB-A, 3.5mm analog audio
  • Weight: 320g (including battery)

TURTLE BEACH’S NEW STEALTH 700 GEN 2

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The Gen 2s are successors to Turtle Beach’s highly-acclaimed Stealth 700 and Stealth 600 headsets, and are designed to propel the best-sellers to new heights with a refined, premium build and sleeker look, and cross-generation console compatibility with Xbox One and Xbox Series X | S, and with PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®5.

Couple that with powerful game sound, crystal-clear chat through a larger flip-to-mute mic that seamlessly blends into the earcup, plus all-day comfort, and the Gen 2s are destined to continue the Stealth 700 and Stealth 600’s run as best-selling wireless gaming headsets.  Stealth 700 and Stealth 600’s will be available at participating retailers worldwide.

“These new Stealth 700 and 600 Gen 2 headsets offer gamers two incredible wireless options for both current and next-gen consoles that will further our reputation for delivering the best gaming headsets,”

said Juergen Stark, CEO, Turtle Beach.

“On top of the record growth we’re seeing this year, we’re excited to launch the next generation of our top-selling wireless headsets into what we expect will be an exciting holiday season with big game launches and new Xbox and PlayStation consoles.”

Stealth 700 and 600 Gen 2s were created to continue the legacy of the two best-selling products in their price tiers3 since launching in 2017. The Gen 2 versions once again deliver the perfect combination of advanced and seamless wireless connectivity, powerful game audio, crystal-clear chat, unrivalled comfort and build quality, innovative and impressive features, and an accessible price. Full details for the Stealth 700 Gen 2 and Stealth 600 Gen 2 below:

Stealth 700 Gen 2

Turtle Beach’s Stealth 700 Gen 2
Stealth 700 Gen 2

Turtle Beach’s Stealth 700 Gen 2 features a host of updates including upgraded performance, comfort and styling. Game audio on the Stealth 700 Gen 2 has been tuned and refined to deliver even more detailed and precise sound, giving gamers a better chance to hear everything and defeat everyone.

A larger, high-sensitivity flip-to-mute mic enhances chat clarity and seamlessly conceals into the earcup when muted. Aerofit™ cooling gel-infused memory foam ear cushions surround upgraded 50mm Nanoclear™ speakers, and a redesigned metal-reinforced headband provides long-lasting comfort and durability. Battery life has been upgraded significantly with a 20-hour lifespan.

Gamers can also use Bluetooth® to connect to the all-new Turtle Beach Audio Hub app to easily customize their audio and program the headset’s remappable dial and button, as well as to simultaneously listen to music or take mobile calls while gaming. Xbox fans can once again take advantage of Xbox Wireless technology which automatically connects the headset directly to the console.

Speaker Frequency Response: 20Hz – 22kHz
Speaker Size: 50mm Nanoclear™ neodymium drivers
Headset Power: Battery
Battery :Rechargeable 1000mAh Lithium Polymer
Mic Design: Flip-up Omni-Directional
Ear-Cup Design: Over-Ear (Closed)Ear Cushion
Material: Synthetic Leather (Black) with Memory Foam Cushioning

Stealth 600 Gen 2

Stealth 600 Gen 2  from Turtle Beach
The Stealth 600 Gen 2

The Stealth 600 Gen 2 also includes meticulously refined audio, as well as a larger high-sensitivity flip-to-mute mic that delivers crystal-clear chat and now seamlessly integrates into the headset when muted.

The Stealth 600 Gen 2‘s headband and hinge design have been reinforced for added long-term durability, and plush, glasses-friendly ear cushions provide comfort while the 50mm speakers produce high-quality, immersive game sound. A user-friendly audio pre-set button on the headset allows for easy access to customize audio, and gamers can still count on Turtle Beach’s exclusive Superhuman Hearing® for an audio advantage on the battlefield.

Finally, connectivity on Xbox is still easy as ever, using Xbox Wireless technology so gamers can connect to their Xbox with the push of a button.

BEST PS5 GAMING HEADSETS 2021 TOP 5.

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The top 5 best ps5 gaming headsets 2021

The perfect way to compliment your PS5 is to pick the best gaming headset ,if you want to get the most from your new console. It’s definitely going to be one of the most important PS5 accessories to get. This page will give you the top 5 best PS5 headsets available to buy.

5. Razor Nari Ultimate

5th in Top 5 best gaming ps5 headsets 2021.  Razor Nari Ultimate
5th in Top 5 best gaming ps5 headsets 2021. Razor Nari Ultimate – View on Amazon

These headphones don’t only give you an awesome audio experience, but also give you a sense of movement at the same time.

Yes, you can feel the game through fantastic vibrations and the speakers that respond to audio signals each hip explosion or burst of gunfire will be noticed. The Nari ultimate are large and padded, very comfortable and with hidden cooling gel pads. So you are cool when your blood boils in front of a difficult obstacle.

The upper band is made of aluminum and the padded band has an automatic adjustment for more comfort. In addition, these headphones are conveniently wireless with an eight-hour battery life.

They offer you audio for high fidelity games, no lagging and with a wireless reach of up to 40 feet. These headphones are the latest in technology. Razor assure you an incredible experience for which you will have to pay. Available on Amazon

4. SteelSeries Arctis 7P

With the same high-quality speaker drivers as the Arctis 7, the Arctis 7P emphasizes subtle sounds to give you an audio advantage in your favorite next-gen games, and is fully compatible with PlayStation 5’s Tempest 3D AudioTech.

4th in Top 5 best PS5 gaming headsets 2021.  SteelSeries Arctis 7P
4th in Top 5 best PS5 gaming headsets 2021. SteelSeries Arctis 7P – View on Amazon

The SteelSeries Arctis 7P is near perfect gaming headset for the PS5. The Arctis 7P  features the same S1 40mm audio drivers as the original Arctis 7 headset, and DTS Headphone:X v2.0 for surround sound audio .

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3. SteelSeries Arctis Pro

SteelSeries Arctis Pro, as you can see, these headphones stand out at first sight for a simple, ergonomic and very elegant design. The outer band is made of gunmetal steel with padded interior and the speakers are integrated into a steel and aluminum alloy structure.

3rd in Top 5 best PS5 gaming headsets 2021
3rd in Top 5 best PS5 gaming headsets 2021. SteelSeries Arctis Pro – View on Amazon

You can adjust the inner band so that you get a good and comfortable grip. The artist pro has premium speaker drivers with neodymium magnets that reproduce audio at 40000 hertz, almost twice as many standard headphones can offer.

One of the best features of these headphones is its game deck accessory that can convert digital audio to analog audio and give you higher quality audio performance than P.S. if you like your accessories to project more personality.

Replace the magnetic covers of the external band and headphones for something more eye catching. In addition, the customizable LCD lights that run along the edge of the speakers will give it a great touch. The retractable arm microphone twists in any direction and is easily pushed into the left ear when you do not need it.

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2. LOGITECH PRO GAMING

2nd in Top 5 best PS5 gaming headsets 2021. Logitech Pro Gaming
2nd in Top 5 best PS5 gaming headsets 2021. Logitech Pro Gaming – View on Amazon

Logitech worked hand in hand with professional gamers. The result was this subtle design that you can use comfortably for long periods and with high sound quality.

If we highlight your comfort, your ears will be surrounded by a padded synthetic leather that feels soft and comfortable. In addition to the fact that these pads easily drown out the strong external noises, giving you acoustic isolation of up to 50 percent more than other headphones on the market, the highly flexible metal microphone also performs well and shuts out background noise.

The Logitech G Pro has hybrid mesh audio transducers that solve distortion problems and allow you to hear stealthy steps, shots, and voice accurately.

These headphones are compatible with the surround sound features like Windows, Sonic and Dolby Atmos for Windows 10. Even with your video game console, the Logitech G Pro doesn’t have LCD lights or a spectacular design but makes up for it with its excellent performance and sound quality at a price of less than one hundred dollars. Available on Amazon

1. HyperX Cloud Revolver S

Kingston Hyper X Cloud Revolver s these headphones are quite robust, very flexible and durable, just what you need for a frenetic game. How could it be otherwise? This champion has premium features valued by the best players.

 1st in Top 5 best PS5 gaming headsets 2021.  HyperX Cloud Revolver S
1st in Top 5 best PS5 gaming headsets 2021. HyperX Cloud Revolver S – View on Amazon

The audio will completely immerse you in the game and you will be able to listen to every action on the stage where you are. The HyperX Cloud Revolver S has fantastic surround sound thanks to its seven audio channels and its Dolby digital signal processor, which makes it one of the best gaming headsets without the need for software setup.

They stand out above all in first-person shooter video games and open areas. Each speaker features a rugged, solid steel frame and original memory foam from hyper X for first-class comfort on the sides of the metal frame.

It has rubber shock absorbers that help reduce annoying noises from external impacts. The online control panel offers preset equalizer settings such as a bass boost and a flat or vocal equalizer.

You can buy these headphones for one hundred thirty dollars ready for a true audio adventure. Undoubtedly, any of these headphones would be a good acquisition. Available on Amazon

SteelSeries Arctis 9 for PC, Xbox and PlayStation

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SteelSeries has announced the newest member of it Arctis line – the Arctis 9, a high performance, dual wireless gaming headset for PC and PlayStation. The Arctis 9 will be compatible with the PlayStation 5 at launch.

The Arctis 9 features SteelSeries’ proven ultra-low latency 2.4GHz lossless wireless connection for high fidelity audio, so gamers can enjoy a lag-free gaming experience on both PC and PlayStation. Like the Arctis Pro Wireless and Arctis 9X, the Arctis 9 also features a simultaneous Bluetooth connection to mobile devices for calls, music and VoIP chat while gaming  with lossless 2.4GHz.

The Arctis 9 continues the Arctis family tradition by using the same Discord-certified microphone

The Arctis 9 continues the Arctis family tradition by using the same Discord-certified microphone and critically acclaimed signature Arctis soundscape as the rest of the Arctis line. The ClearCast microphone uses a bidirectional design for superior noise cancellation and natural-sounding clarity, while the signature Arctis soundscape emphasizes both subtle and critical in-game sounds, allowing gamers to hear every in-game detail.

The optimized battery of the Arctis 9 provides more than 20 hours of non-stop wireless usage on a single charge, but we suppose it depends on how load you like it. The headset also uses the iconic ski goggle suspension headband for incredible comfort, paired with Airweave fabric ear cushions and a steel-reinforced headband for a perfect fit and lasting durability. The headset also features on-ear controls for ChatMix, so gamers can adjust game and chat audio on-the-fly directly from the headset, and uses DTS Headphone:X v2.0, for incredibly accurate surround sound positional cues on PC.

Astro headsets will work on Xbox Series X and PS5

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Astro headsets will work on Xbox Series X and PS5

With the next consoles nearly on us, gamers are asking how will their existing accessories work with the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5? If you are an existing Astro headset user then they have you covered, saying it’s existing headsets will be fully compatible with PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X at launch.

Astro's headset will work on Xbox Series X and PS5

Depending which console will be your weapon of choice, things will work a little differently. It’s wired headset like the A10, A40 and A40TR using the 3.5mm will still work on the controllers. If you are using the wireless A20, A50 and Mixamp Pro TR, these will work via USB lon the Series X and PS5. For the full mix on PS5 you will need to grab yourself a HDMI adapter, and there maybe an need to update date your headset drivers.

Corsair updates void elite headsets

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Updated Void Elite headsets have been announced by Corsair. The New 50mm neodymium drivers, with an expanded frequency range of 20Hz – 30kHz are hitting across the entire range. The Omni-directional microphones in the series have been “completely redesigned” according to Corsair, claiming voice clarity improvements across the range.

Three models are included in the updated series, the top of the range is the Void RGB Elite Wireless at $99.99, available in dark grey or white. It supports PC and PS4 with a wireless range of 40 feet according to Corsair. A single charge should last roundabout 16 hours, powering the 7.1 surround sound and RGB lighting as the name describes. The wired version Void RGB Elite USB will save you $20 if you don’t mind the cable and only comes PC compatible

Void RGB Elite Wireless – Available on Amazon

Corsair hasn’t stopped there with the refresh, also getting an update are the HS headset series. Tweaking the microphone and adding new 50mm drivers along with new memory foam ear pads for comfort. Like the Void Elite offering the HS series has a wireless version HS70 Pro Wireless $99.99, again featuring a wireless range of 40 feet, and 16 hour battery life.

The HS60 Pro Surround features a 3.5mm jack and a nice braided cable, and includes their USB adapter for 7.1 surround sound on PC only. The lower end HS50 Pro also comes with a 3.5mm jack and is $49.99. 

A nice update to ranges with a good price range for quality – View on Amazon

Top 5 best gaming Earbuds 2020.

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top 5 gaming earbuds 2020

If you don’t want to deal with the discomfort of wearing bulky headsets during your extended gaming sessions, then it is time to choose earbuds. For the most part, high end earbuds provide the same output standards as standard headphones with the added benefit of being lightweight and more comfortable to wear. With so many models available and some differentiating features, it is hard to pick one.

So if you’re looking for one, then we can help you with some of the best in the business. Check out our post to get more details about some of the latest products on the market.

Grand Vela G10

The Grand Vela G10 earbuds
The Grand Vela G10 – available from Amazon

The Grand Vela G10 offers high fidelity audio and stereo sound reproduced by large 9mm drivers with neodymium magnets, memory foam, earbuds for continuous hours of comfortable use it as a noise, isolating design for a superior fit to block it. Ambient noise and distractions.

It also includes an inline mic with call control in a sleek, compact design for hands-free calling and crystal clear communication.

Besides, the memory foam is specially designed for gamers on the go with around the ear fit for enhance stability and comfort, allowing for passive noise canceling at an astonishing ninety three percent. Moreover, it comes with killer sound, a sleek, robust aluminum body and a compact carrying case. And it is built for pure listening pleasure on the go.

Another advantage is that it provides interchangeable ear gels with two memory foam, ear chips, three different ear gel sizes for optimum fit and comfort.

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Edifier P270

The Edifier P270 comes with a one button in line control. Allows you to pick up a call or skip to the next track, and the inline microphone ensures clear communication on the go.

It offers small, medium and large silicone gel pads included for the snug fit, a better seal for base performance. Also, it provides a sleek metallic alloy housing with matte finish, durable and lightweight for all day listening.

It is tuned to respond well across the frequency spectrum. Enjoy your music, the way artist produced it or optimize it to your favorite style with an equalizer. You can hear your music and phone calls more transparent than before, but they’re distractions from background noises and comes with silicone plugs of various sizes for a better fit.

Another advantage is that the Mic Splash remote is located on the TPE wire, extending the life of the P270 and the TPE wire is tangle resistant and extra durable

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The Razor Hammerhead Pro V 2

The Razor Hammerhead Pro V 2 earbuds
The Razor Hammerhead Pro V 2 – view on Amazon

Razor Hammerhead Pro V 2 comes with an optimized inner acoustics chamber, and you never have to worry about compromising on audio quality as you focus more on gaming or enjoying your favorite tunes.

You can experience superior acoustic clarity and improve bass performance through the upgraded extra-large 10mm dynamic drivers.

Besides the three quick action control buttons give you greater flexibility with your mobile devices and the optional bi-flange attachment gives you superior sound isolation as well as customizable comfort wherever you are.

It is designed with a high quality body to enable improved acoustics and the new flat style cables also facilitate plus free mobility and secure storage while you’re on the move.

Another advantage is that it has an enhanced chassis that is CNC milled out of aircraft grade aluminum and flat style cables that are ideal for mobile gaming and music use.

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ACTIONPIE VJJB-V1S

ACTIONPIE VJJB-V1S earbuds
ACTIONPIE VJJB-V1S – Available on Amazon

The ACTIONPIE VJJB-V1S uses magnetic neodymium ion boron magnets, most robust drive unit equipped with high performance dynamic driver systems 6.0 MM Custom Permanent Magnet high performance moving coil units.

It offers an exclusive driver design that pumps out the most profound bass. Soaring highs and ultra clear mid range soft silicone earbuds provide a super comfortable noise reducing fit.

Also, it is equipped with a tuning technology tri-band and clear natural and unique sensing technology to suppress high frequency glitches. Aside, the lightweight design is ideal for listening during exercise, travel or everyday, where it provides totally balanced audio with crisp highs and deep, low notes.

Another advantage is that it has durable construction engineered and tested for the rigors of on the go listening.

Moreover, it offers the ultimate balance between superior, all-mighty sophisticated technology. One-piece metal casing to prevent accidental vibration and noise.

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Mad Catz E.S Pro 1

Mad catz E.S Pro 1
Mad Catz E.S Pro 1 – Available on Amazon

Holding the 1st place among the list of best gaming earbuds, we have the madcatz E.S PRO1. It has a first mic, which is an omni directional boom that hears only the sound of your voice as you chat online. It automatically stifles ambient noises and unwanted echoes.

Also, the secondary microphone resides among inline controls for game volume and Mic Mute. Besides, it offers a larger than most 13.5 millimeter speaker, delivers tournament grade sound quality.

It comes with Mic, are comfortable and provides the means to communicate with online friends and rivals alike. Another advantage is that it uses the traditional 3.5mm Jack for input, but split 3.5mm studs are included for PCs.

Moreover, it provides an inline microphone is also included next to the volume controls on the devices cable.

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