Update, 5/9/2016, 8:33 a.m. PDT: HyperX announced that the Cloud Revolver headset is now shipping to customers.
HyperX, a division of Kingston, announced a new addition to its Cloud headset family called the Cloud Revolver.
The HyperX Cloud Revolver features two 50mm dynamic drivers with a studio-grade sound stage that projects accurate audio from further away, ideal for open environment and first-person shooter games. The microphone is detachable and its position is customizable. The solid steel frame is designed to provide premium durability, and HyperX's signature memory foam offers comfort and style (its red). The HyperX Cloud Revolver is also certified for use with TeamSpeak, and it weighs less than a pound.
|HyperX Cloud Revolver Headset|
|Headphone Driver||Dynamic, 50mm with Neodymium Magnets|
|Headphone Type||Circumaural, Closed-back|
|Headphone Frequency Response||12Hz–28,000 Hz|
|Input Power||Rated 30mW, Maximum 500mW|
|Cable Length||Headset: 1 MeterAudio Control Box: 2 Meters|
|Connection||Headset: 3.5mm plug (4 pole)Audio Control Box: 3.5mm stereo and mic|
|Mic Element||Electret Condenser|
|Mic Polar Pattern||Uni-directional, Noise-Canceling|
|Mic Frequency Response||50Hz–18,000 Hz|
|Mic Sensitivity||40dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz)|
|Weight||376 g (13.26 ounces)|
The Cloud Revolver is compatible with PC, Xbox One, PS4, Wii U, Mac and mobile devices. It will cost a whopping $120 and be available for preorder on April 1 (not even fooling) from Amazon, Newegg and Best Buy. The HyperX Cloud Revolver will ship on May 9.
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