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Thrustmaster’s Y-300CPX Headset Costs $54.99, Arrives Mid-February

Most people know Thrustmaster for its racing wheels or hands-on-throttle-and-stick (HOTAS) devices, but the company also has its own lineup of gaming headsets. The latest headset is called the Y-300CPX, a successor to its predecessor, the Y-280CPX.

The Y-300CPX uses 50 mm drivers, and the company also touted its “double electro-acoustic bass amplification,” which is supposed to deliver a powerful bass sound during gameplay. It also includes an adjustable unidirectional microphone (also detachable), and an inline controller that allows you to adjust game and chat audio levels, microphone gain and bass. You can use it to toggle the microphone on or off, too.

The headset features a 13.1-foot cable with a USB connector, but it also comes with a 3.5 mm connector. This makes the headset work on various living room and handheld consoles (PlayStation, Xbox, Wii U, etc.), as well as on PCs, Macs, smartphones and tablets. The inline controller can also be used for calling functions if you use the headset for your phone.

The Y-300CPX comes out later this month for $54.99.

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  • warezme
    Nice price if to be believed.
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  • spoidz
    Is it just me or does the ridge right where after the head foam ends look like its going to dig into you.
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  • BlackVendettas
    I feel like the 13.1 foot long cable would get annoying
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  • c4s2k3
    If the headband or the attachment points for the earpiece hinges are plastic, which it looks like it is, it will crack, if not break completely. Like most every other 'gaming' headset I've seen (a few exceptions). it's a matter of time.

    That's why I finally gave up on 'gaming' headsets a few years ago and went with a nice pair of audio headphones and an Astro mixamp. Picked up a cheap clip-on mic on amazon for voice. One of the best decisions I've made. As a plus, I get better audio than I ever got from the old Creative, Turtle Beach, or Logitech ones.
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