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Sharkoon Skiller SGH50 Gaming Headset & DAC Pro S V2

Rating: 8.5.

In a double bill review, today we take a look at the Sharkoon Skiller SGH50 gaming headset and the DAC Pro S V2. With both products priced below £100, we put them through their paces today and assess audio quality, ease of use and much more. Could this prove to be a reasonably priced combination for audio purists? 

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Timestamps

00:00 Start
00:15 Details / unboxing / pricing
01:49 Headset build quality & design
03:40 DAC Pro S and sound quality
06:03 Locking connector, cable and controls
06:54 Microphone quality / comparisons
08:50 Closing Thoughts

Skiller SGH50 Specifications

  • Design: Circumaural
  • Connector: 3.5 mm Stereo Plug (TRRS)
  • Weight Without Cable: 342 g
  • Speaker Diameter: 50 mm
  • Impedance: 55 Ω
  • Frequency Response: 10 Hz – 40,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity: 112 dB ± 3 dB
  • Max. Power: 40 mW
  • Volume Control: Via Inline Controller
  • Direction: Omnidirectional
  • Impedance: 2.2 kΩ
  • Frequency Response: 100 Hz – 10,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity: -38 dB ± 3 dB
  • Detachable Microphone
  • Flexible Microphone
  • Microphone Mute: Via Inline Controller
  • Modular Cable
  • Total Cable Length 1x 3.5 mm Stereo Plug (TRRS): 110 cm + 150 cm
  • Total Cable Length 2x 3.5 mm Stereo Plug: 110 cm + 150 cm + 15 cm
  • Gold-Plated Connectors
  • TRRS Pinout: CTIA
DAC Pro S V2 Specifications
  • External Soundcard
  • USB Output voltage:2 V
  • Impedance:16 – 300 Ω
  • Max.Power:250 mW
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):100 dB
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (THD+N):0.002 %
  • Sampling Frequency:24 Bit / 96 kHz
  • Power Supply:USB
  • Weight:8 g
  • Dimensions (L x W x H):42.0 x 17.3 x 9.7 mm
  • Supported Operating Systems:Windows, macOS, Linux, Android
  • Interfaces:3.5 mm TRRSTRRS compatible (CTIA)
  • Gold-Plated Connectors

The Sharkoon Skiller SGH50 is listed for £60.24 on Amazon HERE, and you can get the DAC Pro S V2 on Amazon UK HERE.

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Pros

  • Rugged mainly metal build.
  • Great low end response.
  • Support for Hi-Res 24bit/96KHz audio.
  • Very clear, detachable microphone.

Cons

  • Exposed wiring on each ear cup.
  • Solely stereo headset.
  • No noise cancellation or EQ support.

KitGuru Says: The Sharkoon Skiller SGH50 headset and DAC Pro S V2 is great combination for gamers looking for great audio quality both from the speakers and from the microphone. There's room for improvement but this is overall a great entry level headset for budding audiophiles.  

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Rating: 8.5.

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