Astro’s new gaming headset has arrived! If you placed a pre-order, you should be receiving your unit shortly.
Introduced at this year’s E3, the A50 aims for the crown of gaming headsets.
Here are some of the key specs:
- Dolby Headphone 7.1 Surround Sound
- Kleernet Wireless Technology (best on the market, used in Sennheiser’s RS line) – Compatible with the new HP Beats laptops and other KleerNet enabled devices
- Astro Mixamp TX (built into the right earcup)
- 12 hours of battery life (5 hours to fully charge)
- Compatible with Xbox 360, PS3, and PC
- Built-in microphone with auto-mute when swiveled up into lock position
- Bonus accessory! Headphone stand (pictured below)
Is anyone convinced this will be the best gaming headset on the market? At least in terms of usability and gamer-friendly sound, it seems to be the total package! I have not read any audiophile reviews but assuming they have further tuned the drivers from the A40, I do not doubt it.