You Can Preorder The HyperX Cloud Revolver Headset On April 1 (No Fooling!) (Updated)

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.

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HyperX Cloud Revolver Headset
Headphone DriverDynamic, 50mm with Neodymium Magnets
Headphone TypeCircumaural, Closed-back
Headphone Frequency Response12Hz–28,000 Hz
Impedance30 Ω
Input PowerRated 30mW, Maximum 500mW
Cable LengthHeadset: 1 MeterAudio Control Box: 2 Meters
ConnectionHeadset: 3.5mm plug (4 pole)Audio Control Box: 3.5mm stereo and mic
Mic ElementElectret Condenser
Mic Polar PatternUni-directional, Noise-Canceling
Mic Frequency Response50Hz–18,000 Hz
Mic Sensitivity40dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz)
Weight376 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.

Derek Forrest is an Associate Contributing Writer for Tom’s Hardware and Tom’s IT Pro. Follow Derek Forrest on Twitter. Follow us on Facebook, Google+, RSS, Twitter and YouTube.

Derek Forrest
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  • SpeedEnforcedByAircraft
    For that price? I'd want it if it was wireless, but otherwise no.
  • SpAwNtoHell
    Studio grade sound stage? I will w8 for reviews first but doubt will be better performing then my ATH 50X, the only cons of ath is that do not have a mic