Razer Announces the Kraken X Ultra-Light Gaming Headset

Today Razer announced they have released a brand new Kraken X Ultra-Light Gaming Headset, available today on their website and in stores sometime in Q2. The set features a new redesign that slims down the  Kraken to an extremely light-weight of just 250 grams (0.55 lbs),m along with soft memory foam ear cushions, glasses-friendly eyewear channels, and an adjustable headband. Not to mention the 7.1 surround sound instead of stereo audio, as this is designed for Windows 10 64-bit. We have the specs for you below as the set is currently on sale for $50.

Razer Announces the Kraken X Ultra-Light Gaming Headset
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PRODUCT FEATURES – Kraken X and Kraken X for Console

Headphones

  • Frequency response: 12 Hz – 28 kHz
  • Impedance: 32 Ω @ 1 kHz
  • Sensitivity (@1 kHz): 106 dB
  • Drivers: 40 mm, with Neodymium magnets
  • Inner ear cup diameter: 65 x 44 mm
  • Connection type: Analog 3.5 mm
  • Cable length: 1.3 m / 4.27 ft.
  • Approx. weight: 250g / 0.55lbs
  • Oval ear cushions: Designed for full-ear coverage with leatherette, for sound isolation and comfort

Microphone

  • Frequency response: 100 Hz – 10 kHz
  • Signal-to-noise ratio: ≥ 55 dB
  • Sensitivity (@1 kHz): -42 ± 3 dB
  • Pick-up pattern: Unidirectional ECM boom

On-Earcup Control

  • Volume up and down
  • Microphone quick mute toggle

Audio Usage

  • Audio Usage: Devices with 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Audio + microphone usage: Devices with 3.5 mm audio + mic combined jack
  • Audio / mic splitter adapter cable usage: Devices with separate 3.5 mm audio and microphone jacks

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