HyperX Launching Cloud Core Wireless Gaming Headset

Source: HyperX HyperX Launching Cloud Core Wireless Gaming Headset

The Latest Cloud Headset Features DTS Headphone:X

The spatial audio trend continues, as HyperX is announcing the launch of their Cloud Core Wireless headset which features the technology via DTS Headphone:X, and the headset also boasts a premium build featuring an aluminum frame construction as well as “soft leatherette and plush memory foam for signature HyperX comfort”.

“Designed for immersive in-game audio experiences, Cloud Core Wireless is equipped with DTS Headphone:X spatial audio and 53mm drivers to deliver clear and accurate positional sound for gaming. This new gaming-grade wireless headset broadcasts at 2.4GHz and offers up to 20 hours of battery life and 20 meters of wireless range.”

HyperX Cloud Core Wireless 2

The headset is a closed-back design with large 53 mm drivers, and uses a USB dongle for 2.4 GHz wireless connectivity at a 16-bit / 48 kHz quality level. The company states that offers up to a 20 meter wireless range and can last for up to 20 hours on a single charge.

Specs for the HyperX Cloud Core Wireless Gaming Headset:

  • Headphone
    • Form factor: Over ear, circumaural, closed back
    • Driver: Dynamic, 53mm with neodymium magnets
    • Frequency response: 10 Hz – 21 kHz
    • Impedance: 60 Ω
    • Sensitivity: 99 dBSPL/mW at 1 kHz T.H.D.: ≤ 1%
    • Frame type: Aluminum
    • Ear cushions: Memory foam
  • Microphone
    • Element: Electret condenser microphone
    • Polar pattern: Bi-directional, Noise-cancelling
    • Frequency response: 20 Hz – 6.8 kHz
    • Sensitivity: -44 dBV (1 V/Pa at 1 kHz)
  • Connections and Features
    • Audio connection: Wireless USB USB audio format: Stereo
    • USB specification: USB 2.0
    • Sampling rates: 48 kHz Bit-Depth: 16 bit
    • Included virtual surround sound: DTS Headphone:X
    • Audio controls: Onboard audio controls
  • Battery
    • Type: Rechargeable lithium-polymer
    • Battery life: 20 hours
    • Charge time: 3 hours
  • Wireless
    • Type: 2.4 GHz
    • Wireless range: Up to 20 meters
  • Physical
    • Weight: 283g
    • Weight with microphone: 294g
    • Cable length / type: 0.5m USB charge cable

As to availability and pricing, HyperX states that “the HyperX Cloud Core Wireless gaming headset is initially available through Best Buy’s network of retail locations and online at bestbuy.com for $99.99”.

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