HyperX unveils new gaming headset with plug-and-play Dolby Surround Sound

Written by: Stef Atega

Tech | Jan 6, 2017

CES 2017 Cloud Revolver Cloud Revolver S Dolby gaming headset HyperX

It looks as if HyperX is planning to start 2017 with a loud bang. The brand just announced its newest and most advanced gaming headset to date: the Cloud Revolver S.

It has everything that a standard HyperX headset has: that super soft and comfy memory foam, those 50mm drivers, and of course, a noise-cancelling microphone.

The newest feature that this headset boasts is that it has Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound packed in a USB dongle, meaning that you can just simply plug and play for a cinema-quality sound experience.

You can also customize the sound with three pre-set equalizer settings that separate boost, flat and vocals. If you play FPS games like Battlefied 1, this gives you an unique advantage since you can pinpoint opponents' locations from a distance.

HyperX will debut the Cloud Revolver S at the 2017 International CES, which will take place in Las Vegas from Jan. 5 - 8. The headset will then be available in mid-March.

The detailed specs can be found below:


Headphone

  • Driver: Dynamic, 50mm with neodymium magnets

  • Type: Circumaural, Closed back

  • Frequency response: 12Hz-28,000 Hz

  • Impedance: 30 ?

  • Sound pressure level: 100.5dBSPL/mW at 1kHz

  • T.H.D.: < 2%

  • Input power: Rated 30mW, Maximum 500mW

  • Weight: 360g

  • Weight with mic: 376g

  • Cable length:
    • Headset: 1m

    • Audio Control Box: 2.2m

    • PC extension cable: 2m

  • Connection Type:
    • Headset: 3.5mm plug (4 pole)

    • Audio Control Box: USB

    • PC extension cable: 3.5mm stereo and mic plugs


Microphone

  • Element: Electret condenser microphone

  • Polar pattern: Bi-directional, Noise-cancelling

  • Frequency response: 50Hz-18,000 Hz

  • Sensitivity: -44dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz)


About the author: Stef Atega

GameGulp's current overlord. Stef is obsessed with cats and anything horror. She also likes shounen anime and Japanese food but refuses to be called a "weeaboo". She believes in the power of indie games.


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