Mad Catz has more Xbox 360 licensed audio headsets for gamers

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When it comes to gaming, you surely place a premium on expensive peripherals if you feel that you want to remain at the top of your game always – after all, let’s just say that if your mouse is slightly faster thanks to its wired connection that has gold-plated USB connectors, it is worth every penny since it might mean the difference between life or death in that particular fragfest. Mad Catz has long been a name associated with quality gaming peripherals, and they have just worked to release a new exclusive range of co-branded, licensed audio headsets for the Xbox 360.

These headsets will be co-branded under the TRITTON and Xbox 360 brands, where it will comprise of a couple of wireless headsets and a wired headset. After all, gaming audio is a vital cog in Mad Catz’s business, and is touted to be a key growth driver in the immediate future. Expect these new headsets to ship in time for the holiday season this year, where we will look at them in greater detail in the extended post.

TRITTON Warhead 7.1 Dolby Wireless Surround Headset for Xbox 360
This model is touted to be the first truly wireless Dolby 7.1 surround sound headset for the Xbox 360 in the world, so don’t expect to be tethered to your Xbox 360 in any way, letting you play in the laziest of postures that you are accustomed to while gaining the ability to hear every single footstep made by your opponent.

  • Truly Wireless – Utilizes Xbox 360’s secure Wireless Xbox Live voice communications (no cable to the controller)
  • 5.8Ghz Wireless Technology – Clear surround sound without interference from
    wireless devices (range 33ft/10m)
  • Dolby Headphone 7.1 Surround Sound – Expands native stereo and 5.1 game and movie audio to immersive 7.1 surround sound
  • 50mm Neodymium Drivers – Precision tuned and balanced speakers
  • Two Hot-Swappable Rechargeable Battery Packs – Change batteries on the fly for endless gaming
  • Selective Voice Monitoring (SVM) – Allows the gamer to enable or disable the ability to hear their own voice
  • Audio Control – Independent voice and game volume controls with mic and game mute
  • Built-in EQ – Gamer can choose from pre-defined equalizer settings for movies and games
  • Designed for Extended Play – Padded adjustable headband and plush around-the-ear earcups
  • Everything Needed to Connect to Any Xbox 360 – Supports both analog and digital audio connections and includes Digital Audio Adapter (for use with HDMI installations)

TRITTON Devastator Wireless Stereo Headset
As for the TRITTON Devastator Wireless Stereo Headset, this is also a wireless model that will offer Selective Voice Monitoring (SVM), delivering clear, balanced stereo sound, analog input, where it will be juiced by a couple of AA alkaline batteries.

Last but not least, the TRITTON Detonator Stereo Headset for Xbox 360 won’t have any wireless capability but that doesn’t mean it is any less in terms of performance, and since it is wired, that means it will play nice with other compatible devices such as portable media players and handsets. Features of the TRITTON Detonator Stereo Headset include :-

  • Wired Stereo Headset provides clear, stereo sound
  • Selective Voice Monitoring (SVM) – Allows the gamer to enable or disable the ability to hear their own voice
  • 50mm Neodymium Drivers – Precision tuned and balanced speakers
  • Audio Control – Independent voice and game mute and volume through wired in-line remote
  • MP3 Player and Phones Support – 3.5mm jack supports both media playback and voice communications
  • Designed for Extended Play – Padded adjustable headband and plush around-the-ear earcups
  • Everything Needed to Connect to Any Xbox 360 – Supports analog audio connections and includes Analog Audio Adapter (for use with HDMI installations)

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One review or comment

blipton Says: June 6, 2011 at 9:21 am

I’d like to see a madkatz headphone puck for the xbox1 !

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