Sennheiser Sets Sights on PC Gamers with New Audio Headsets

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bling581

Looking at the screenshot it's hard to see where they are adjustable. I'm guessing it's the slit that's midway past the earpiece? I picked up a pair of Razer Meglodon's for $150 and they're incredible. They are so comfortable you can wear them all day. Plus the physical volume control and equalizer are handy.

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Scatter

I might have picked them up if they were wireless.

I love cranking my music at night and would like the freedom to be able to walk around while listening.

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kevaskous

I stopped buying headsets many years ago, you pay more for less, better getting headphones and a mic separately. Get way more for the money you spent.

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yakmayar

I have had a pair of HD 555's for a number of years now. They are great overall, but not always the best for gaming. I've found that the sound placement in FPS games specifically is not completely accurate. I had an older pair from Sennheiser that I loved, but they got eaten when I first got my dog: lesson learned.

Do you think it is a headphone thing or maybe a sound setting thing? I still have the same exact Creative F4tality sound card, but settings may have changed as I've upgraded to Windows 7 from XP. The main reason I have not changed sound cards is this one still works wonderfully and I am a huge fan of the front bay inputs, including the 1/4" jack that my headphones plug into with no adapter and the easy volume adjustment there besides my keyboard.

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themohawkadmin

I have a pair of PC 360's that are absolutely fantastic. I'd be interested to hear how these ones sound for the price though.

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Mortal_M

I would totally buy this if my Sennheiser HD 280 Pro weren't built like a rock with amazing sound quality. I have abused of those and they don't seem to break, and I would feel bad buying something when I have one that works perfectly fine.

First world problems at it's finest lol

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CHR15x94

Going from the HD 280's to these would be a downgrade in sound quality anyways. Better off buying another nice set of Sennheiser headphones rather than their "gaming" ones. Gotta love German stuff.. :D

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Mortal_M

I know they are a downgrade but I want a headset with a mic so bad.
I might just end up buying a nice standalone mic instead.

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Engelsstaub

I believe no Sennheisers, but their two "top-of-the-line" models, are actually still assembled in Germany. (Those retail for well over a grand in USD.) I have a pair of HD 595s that were almost $300 new (when they were a new production model) and assembled in China.

The quality is still there though. Mine are almost dead-neutral and great for professional-grade audio editing. ...but yeah: still good stuff.

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CHR15x94

Yeah, I'm pretty sure you're right. I don't blame them though, they've gotta make a profit. And I'm sure the quality of their stuff made in China is much better than that of most other brands.

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