Now that the Christmas holidays arrive there are offers in a shopping period in which many of us will have more leisure time and where one of the hobbies can be the use of a console or a PC to enjoy our games.
In this sense, it can be a good time to buy (or to give that familiar or friend gamer) headphones that allow you to get all the juice to the potential of your console or PC. We find different alternatives and if you are interested, pay attention to this selection that we have made in case one fits what you are looking for.
Creative H7 Tournament Edition
The Sound BlasterX H7 Tournament Edition is a headset oriented for gamers. They integrate improved drivers of 50 millimeters and calibrated to have better sensitivity together with a removable microphone with noise cancellation system.
The H7 Tournament Edition model offers two connection possibilities, either via USB with X-Plus technology or instead and if preferred by the typical analog minijack, although it is the USB connectivity that offers 7.1 surround sound and high definition of audio without losses. The Creative H7 Tournament Edition are available with a price of about $160 although now they can be found for just over $110.
Razer Thresher Ultimate
The Ultimate Thresher, have Dolby 7.1 technology that proposes to simulate different channels to help us better locate our position in the game and for this they rely on the use of 50 mm drivers that offer powerful bass at high volume levels and with low distortion. They also offer a frequency of 12Hz to 28 KHz **, with an impedance of 32 ohms.
With a weight of 408 grams they mount a retractable microphone whose volume can be controlled directly from the headset and are connected to the device via Bluetooth, which should work in a radius of 10-12 meters, offering a battery life of 16 hours. The Razer Thresher Ultimate headphones have a price that is around $280.
Plantronics RIG 400LX
Of the Plantronics RIG 400LX highlight that they come with a code capable of activating the Atmos functionality when we use them from an Xbox One console, a PC with Windows 10 or the Xbox One X.
Some headphones that have active noise cancellation, two 40-mm speakers and noise cancellation system and that make use of a cable connection for which they use the classic jack 3.5. The Plantronics RIG 400LX headphones are priced at around $100.
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Roccat Khan Pro
The Roccat Kahn Pro is the first gaming headset that counts among its specifications with the Hi-Res Audio certification in a way that greatly improves the quality of the sound they offer when compared to other alternatives.
The Roccat Khan Pro makes use of two 50 mm loudspeakers that achieve frequencies ranging from 20 Hz to 40 kHz and an impedance of 25 ohms. They also have a Real-Voice-Mic microphone that stands out for offering a range that goes from 100 Hz to 10 kHz. In this way, the voice we transmit is more natural and arrives more clearly. The Roccat Khan Pro are available in three colors (white, black and gray) at a price that is around $120.
Razer Electra V2
The Razer Electra V2 are a logical evolution of the original Razer and come with the peculiarity of offering compatibility with Dolby 7.1 sound.
With a weight of 278 grams, they mount two 40-millimeter loudspeakers each, in charge of generating the Dolby 7.1 surround sound with a response frequency that oscillates between 20 Hz and 20 kHz, with an impedance of 32 ohms and a sensitivity of 105 dBA.
The Razer Electra V2 have two versions; one with an analog minijack connector of 3.5 and another with a USB connector so that they expand the number of compatible systems, since we can use them with any PC or laptop, smartphones or tablets and with the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles. The new Razer Electa V2 headphones can be found in both versions with a price of around $60.
Logitech Astro A20
The Logitech Astro A20 Wireless are wireless headphones with a striking appearance especially for their angular shapes. It is a wireless headphones that offer a range of up to nine meters from the sound source in the 5.8 GHz band and allow up to 15 hours of autonomy thanks to a battery of 400 mAH.
The Astro A20 Wireless integrates two 40-millimeter loudspeakers that offer an oscillating frequency between 20 Hz and 20 kHz, a sensitivity of 100 dB and an impedance of 32 ohms. They also include support for Dolby Atmos sound and Windows Sonic Ready (XB1 / PC).
The Logitech Astro A20 are available in two variants. On the one hand a compatible model with Windows 10, PlayStation 4 and Mac OS and another compatible with Windows 10, Xbox One and Mac, the two variants for a price of $149.99.
Plantronics RIG 800LX
If before we saw the Plantronics RIG 400LX now we focus on the top model of the family range. They are the Plantronics RIG 800LX, a headset focused for use with games and that preserve the striking shapes and aggressive lines of their younger brothers.
Some headphones that have support to offer Dolby Atmos sound in all games and that differs from the previous model by making use of wireless connectivity. In this way they allow a range of up to 10 meters with the sound source and offer up to 24 hours of autonomy with three hours of play for every 30 minutes of charging thanks to the fast charging system.
The Plantronics RIG 800LX makes use of two amplified speakers of 40 millimeters with which it achieves high quality bass without distortion. They offer an oscillating frequency between 20 Hz and 20 kHz, a sensitivity of 100 dB and an impedance of 32 ohms. The price of Plantronics RIG 800LX stays at $231.