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ASTRO Gaming A50 Wireless Headset Review

Rating: 9.0.

Today we will be taking a closer look at the Astro Gaming A50 Wireless Headset. ASTRO is a well-known name in gaming circles, having their A40 headset deemed the official PC headset of Major League Gaming. Boasting such features as KleerNet 5.8GHz Wireless Technology, a built-in MixAmp, multiple EQ modes and Dolby 7.1 this headset comes with a hefty price tag of £249.99 inc vat.

Coming in at over £140 more than the Corsair Vengeance 2000 and £120 more than the Logitech G930, can the ASTRO A50 justify the hefty asking price?

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Specifications

  • Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20,000 KHz
  • Weight without cable: 0.81lbs/363 grams
  • Connector: 2.5mm XBOX Live® chat port, Mini-USB port
  • Microphone: 6.0mm uni-directinal noise canceling
  • Battery Life: 8-10 Hours
  • Wireless Radio: 5.8GHz STS Module
  • Inputs: Optical In, AUX In (3.5mm)
  • Outputs: Optical Passthrough, USB Power & Voice, USB Charging Port
  • Ships with: A50 Headset with Li-Ion Battery,Astro Wireless 5.8 Ghz Transmitter w/ KleerNet™, Headset Stand, 1.0M USB Power Cable, 0.5M USB Charging Cable, 1.0M Optical Cable, 1.5M XBOX Live® Chat Cable

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