The Barracuda X headset from Razer is back with a bigger battery and Bluetooth connectivity. Razer had more than just gaming at a desk in mind when designing the new family of Barracuda headsets. With a wide range of connection options, this headset can be used with almost anything you can think of and taken almost anywhere. Will the Barracuda X bridge the game between typical gaming headsets and more traditional over-ear headphones?
00:24 Packaging / Pricing
01:27 In the box
01:55 First Impressions
02:24 Refresh of original – some details
02:51 Build quality / comfort / Adjustment / controls
05:12 Microphone / sound test
07:51 Battery Life
09:36 Razer Audio App
10:32 Sound quality
11:34 Mat’s closing thoughts
- FREQUENCY RESPONSE – 20 Hz – 20 kHz
- IMPEDANCE – 32 Ω (1 kHz)
- SENSITIVITY – 96dBSPL/mW@1KHz by HATS
- DRIVER SIZE – DIAMETERS (MM) – 40 mm
- DRIVER TYPE – Razer™ TriForce
- EARCUPS – Oval FlowKnit Ear Cushions
- INNER EARCUP DIAMETER – 60 mm x 40 mm
- EARPADS MATERIAL – Ultra-soft FlowKnit memory foam
- NOISE CANCELLING – Passive noise cancellation
- CONNECTION TYPE – USB-C Wireless (2.4GHz), Bluetooth 5.2m, 3.5mm Analog
- CABLE LENGTH – 1.5 m / 4.92 ft
- WEIGHT – 250 g / 0.55 lbs
- MICROPHONE STYLE – Detachable HyperClear Cardioid
- PICK-UP PATTERN – Unidirectional
- MICROPHONE FREQUENCY RESPONSE100 Hz – 10 kHz
- MICROPHONE SENSITIVITY (@1KHZ) – -42 ± 3 dB
- VIRTUAL SURROUND ENCODING – 7.1 Surround sound: Only available on Windows 10 64-bit
- VOLUME CONTROL – Volume up and down
- OTHER CONTROLS
- Mic mute on / off toggle
- 2.4GHz Wireless and Bluetooth Toggle (SmartSwitch)
- Play/pause track, accept incoming call or end current call, skip track, previous track
- BATTERY LIFE – Up to 50 hours
- LIGHTING – None
- PC (USB-C 2.4GHz, Bluetooth 5.2)
- PlayStation (USB-A to USB-C 2.4GHz)
- Mobile Devices (Supporting USB-C or Bluetooth 5.2)
- Android & iOS
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- Can be used with a wide range of devices.
- Great battery life.
- Mostly plastic build.
- Not the loudest.
KitGuru says: The Barracuda X is a very comfortable and lightweight headset. It has solid battery life and is highly versatile.
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