Last year we took a look at Kingston’s original HyperX Cloud Gaming headset and there really was not much to not like about it. Now on its second iteration we are quite excited to see what Kingston has done to make this headset even better. The biggest change is the addition of 7.1 virtual surround sound via a USB controller with DSP sound card. Do not worry though you still have the ability to use the Cloud II with a 3.5 mm plug if you wish. Kingston has pretty much retained the same design with the Cloud II as we saw on the original headset. This means you have that brushed aluminum build with a very comfortable headband, stitched HyperX logo, and two sets of earcups. Is this the gaming headset for you? Read on as we find out…
LUXA2 has slowly been growing on customers as they have been coming out with some really great mobile products and accessories. Today we have one of their latest products, the Lavi-S, which is a Bluetooth headset that not only sounds great but has a feature you just will not find on other headsets. First off the headset features 40 mm drivers that will give you a balanced range of bass, midrange and treble tones. The really interesting thing about this headset is that it has three different play modes. So you have Bluetooth and wired (aux in) playback, which is typical on most Bluetooth headsets, but with the Lavi-S you also have external speakers on the earcups. This allows you to share the music you are listening to with your friends and the people around you. Will this 2-in-1 device replace the need for a separate Bluetooth headset and speaker? Read on as we find out.
The headset market for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 is still a bit scarce. Microsoft tried to help previous headset owners by releasing an adapter, but that still isn’t a great solution. Tt eSPORTS just announced Shock Console Wireless for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Mac, PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Yes, a wireless headset that will work on almost any gaming platform with the utmost simplicity is here!
Kingston’s original HyperX Cloud gaming headset was a huge success. It actually received a perfect 10 out of 10 score when we reviewed it! Well Kingston is following up the HyperX Cloud with the HyperX Cloud 2. We were able to take a closer look at it during CES 2015.
MSI has a new flagship headset, DS-502, which is a virtual 7.1 channel gaming headset. MSI has packed in a lot features to DS-502, from improved passive noise-reduction with large sized earpads to better sound quality across the board.
STRIX 7.1 is a true surround sound headset with ten Neodymium drivers ranging from 20mm to 40mm, lighting effects, ambient noise-cancelling, and foldable earcups.
Func has just added another addition to their lineup of gaming peripherals. They have just announced the white edition of their HS-260 gaming headset. The HS-260 is not a new product as its been out for a little while now, but the white version will sure attract more gamers who prefer that color over the already released black version.
Tt eSPORTS, Thermaltake’s gaming brand has really set themselves up as a leader in the gaming space. They make some of the best gaming headsets, keyboards, mice and other gaming accessories. With this they have teamed up and collaborated with pro gamers to create some of their products. Aleksey “White-Ra” Krupnyk is one such pro gamers and we have already seen the Tt eSPORTS Saphira gaming mouse that he helped create. Now it is time for a headset, the Tt eSPORTS Captain Dracco. The stereo headset features 50 nm drivers, a long bendable microphone, a comfortable around-the-head design and of course Tt eSPORTS styling. Will this be your next gaming headset? Read on as we find out…
ROCCAT Studios, German manufacturer of high-quality gaming peripherals, adds another weapon to its gaming arsenal, the Kave XTD Stereo Gaming Headset. “Our renowned Kave XTD Series has a brand new family member that provides high-class stereo sound with outstanding design and unmatched quality,” says René Korte, founder and CEO of ROCCAT Studios. “When ROCCAT designs a headset, we make big claims and we back them up.”
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