Recently we visited Gadget Show Live 2011 and while our article on that event did quite well, this one did a lot better. Despite that however, the real highlights of the event are checking out the hardware and one company was kind enough to let us test a lot of it. Not only that, but Plantronics were such fans it seems that they plied us with their entire range of Xbox headsets. Needless to say, we had to find bigger bags.
That aside though, today we test the first of this lineup, the Gamecom X40.Features40 mm speakers let you get the best sound from your Xbox Communicate clearly with the adjustable microphone Tuck the [...]
Razer make mice, mats, controllers and also headsets. However, like many different PC peipheral firms, they’re also diving into the console game. Today I take a peek at the Chimaera headset for the Xbox 360. Its wireless and has a foldable mic. Let’s check it out.SpecificationsWireless Headset Circumaural Design with 50mm Driver Units Volume & Mic Control Buttons on the Headset Detachable 2.5mm Microphone Cable Dimensions: 200mm(W) * 204mm(H) * 88mm(D)HeadphonesRadio Frequency: 2.4GHz Wireless Range: 33ft / 10m Frequency Response: 20 – 20,000 Hz Impedance: 32O at 1kHz Sensitivity (@1kHz, 1V/Pa): 105dB +/- 2dB Drivers: 50 mm, with [...]
Roccat while not one of the oldest names in the peripheral business, has certainly made one for themselves in recent years. XSR has been lucky enough to get to review most of what they have to offer and today is no exception.
Ladies and germs, I give you the Roccat Kulo. An on-ear headset with “auto mute”. Lets see what that’s all about.SpecificationsFrequency range: 20~20.000 HzImpedance: 50 Ω ± 15 %Sensitivity at 1kHz: 102 dB ± 3 dBMax. output: 80mWDriver diameter: 40mmDriver magnets: NeodymiumDriver membrane: Mylar®MicrophoneFrequency range: 70~20,000HzSensitivity: -47 dB ± 3 dBSignal-to-noise [...]
Roccat haven’t been around long but already they’ve got an excellent product range, from high-end mice to keyboards and headsets. Today we’re looking at the Roccat Alumic. A double-sided, alluminium mousemat boasting killer looks and great flexibility. So is this going to be another great product from Roccat? You’ll have to read on and find out.Features and SpecificationsDOUBLE-SIDED MOUSEPAD featuring Speed & Control surfaces, each with an individual design ANODIZED ALUMINUM CORE with warp-protection – guaranteeing maximum stability & durability INCLUDING GEL WRIST REST ergonomic, fatigue-free comfort for long gaming sessions NON-SLIP RUBBER [...]
Not everyone that visits this humble review site is a PC gamer, some of them… actually play on consoles. I know I know, travesty, but what can you do? So since we’re good corporate stooges, today here’s a review of a console peripheral, the Steelseries Spectrum 5XB.
What do you want? It’s Friday.Specifications and Features
Steelseries have them all detailed here in a big green document.
Well, who wants to see another OEM mouse rebranded for a different peripheral maker? If you do you’re in luck because that’s what we have here today. I’ll warn you though, I might be a bit lazy with this review. You know, since I’ve basically written it before.Specifications and FeaturesLaser resolution: Up to 5040 dpi Buttons: 9 programmable buttons dpi-Switch: 450/ 900/1800/3600 dpi Steps Polling rate: 1000 Hz Scanning Speed: 150 inch/sec Connection: USB 2.0 , 1.1 compatible Compatible to: Windows XP / Vista / 7 Characteristics: Ceramic glider , adjustable lift height