One important feature of a gaming headset would be surround sound, and HyperX, a division of Kingston Technology, has started shipping its latest Cloud Revolver S gaming headset, which is no ordinary surround gaming headset and features Dolby Surround 7.1 Sound on a USB dongle. Designed for use for professional eSports teams and professional gamers, the Cloud Revolver S features three sound profiles - bass boost, flat and vocal equalizer modes, which allows gamers to opt for the best listening experience when playing games, the headset also features a rather huge 50mm directional driver, a noise cancelling microphone and signature memory foam with a wider headband, offering comfort for long duration gameplay.

As for the USB dongle sound card, it is a Plug and Play device which requires no additional driver installation, hence not only the Cloud Revolver S can be used on PCs and Macs, it will also support mobile devices, PlayStation systems, Xbox One and even VR devices, which makes it a very versatile gaming headset. The HyperX Revolver S will be availble soon at most IT retail outlets soon with a two year limited warranty. Head on over to www.hyperxgaming.com for details.

Additional HyperX Revolver S Specifications:

Headphone

Driver: Dynamic, 50mm with neodymium magnets

Type: Circumaural, Closed back

Frequency response: 12Hz–28,000 Hz

Impedance: 30 Ω

Sound pressure level: 100.5dBSPL/mW at 1kHz

T.H.D.: <2%

Input power: Rated 30mW, Maximum 500mW

Weight: 360g

Weight with mic: 376g

Cable length:

Headset: 1m

Audio Control Box: 2.2m

PC extension cable: 2m

Connection Type:

Headset: 3.5mm plug (4 pole)

Audio Control Box: USB

PC extension cable: 3.5mm stereo and mic plugs

Microphone

Element: Electret condenser microphone

Polar pattern: Uni -directional, Noise-canceling

Frequency response: 50Hz-18,000 Hz

Sensitivity: -40dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz)