E3 2017: Razer Headphones Coming to Consoles

At E3 2017, Razer has announced its first console based headset. The Razer Thresher Ultimate gaming headset is launching later this month for PS4 and Xbox One. Loaded with all the features you have come to expect from high end gaming headphones, including Dolby Digital 7.1 surround sound. Also featuring the highest sound bandwidth on consoles, showcasing the highest highs and the lowest lows in sound quality. Razer also brings the largest range to consoles, featuring up to forty feet of space.

Here is a breakdown of the headphones from the official press release.

50 mm Driver – For powerful lifelike audio
7.1 Dolby Surround Sound – For best-in-class positional audio
2.4 Ghz Wireless Lag-free wireless
On-Headset Controls – Quickly adjust mic & master volume
Noise-isolating Leatherette Ear Cushions – Stay completely focused on your game
Comfortable with eyewear – With foam indentations for temple relief
Retractable Boom Mic – Stows completely in ear cup
Comes with headset stand & audio hub base station
Dimensions of headset: 196 mm(W) * 214 mm(H) * 104.8 mm(D)
Approximate Weight of headset: 408 g / 0.89 lbs.

Radio Frequency: 2.4 GHz
Dolby® Headphone technology
Wireless Range: 40 ft. / 12 m
Frequency Response: 12 – 28,000 Hz
Impedance: 32O at 1 kHz
Sensitivity (@1 kHz, 1 V/Pa): 105 dB +/- 2 dB
Drivers: 50 mm, with neodymium magnets
Estimated Battery Life: 16 hours
Charging Time: 4 Hours

Frequency Response: 100 – 10,000 Hz
Sensitivity (@1kHz, 1V/Pa): -42 ± 2dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: >55 dB
Boom Mic Design: Uni-directional

Look for more hands on impressions, as the E3 team has an appointment with Razer this week.

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Written by Dave Hunt

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