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Razer launches the Carcharias for the Xbox 360

Posted by: John at 12/5/2012 6:46 AM
The Razer Carcharias was a gaming headset for the PC, but Razer's announced that they are now available for the Xbox 360. The wired headset has large cups that will wrap around your ears and features very comfortable padding. Also to help with comfort is a padded head rail.

The amplified sound can be adjusted with an inline remote. Adjusting the bass and the voices on Xbox Live is simple and at your fingertips. For voice, Razer has included a noise cancelling mic to help clean up any background noises while you are playing.

For $69.99, you can get a pair yourself and it's available through Razer's website right now.



RAZER CARCHARIAS HEADSET REDESIGNED FOR THE XBOX 360®
Renowned comfort, compatibility, custom-tailored for console gaming
 
For Immediate Release:
                                                                                                            
CARLSBAD, Calif. – Dec. 4, 2012 – Razer™, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems, announced its new and improved Razer Carcharias gaming headset for the Xbox 360®. Building on the ergonomic and aural standard set by the original Razer Carcharias for the PC, this new gaming headset from Razer brings pro audio fidelity to console gaming with extraordinary comfort.
 
From beach landings and storming the enemy fort to blasting undead in outer space, the full over-ear coverage of the Razer Carcharias ensures a comfortable fit. It boasts a fully adjustable, padded head rail, 1.25 in/3.18 cm on either side, to accommodate a wide range of head sizes, with its soft, pliable, removable ear cups.
 
Keeping superior clarity and deep, thumping bass of high-quality drivers, the Razer Carcharias for Xbox 360/PC is now amplified for even greater, more powerful sound. It also comes with a new inline remote control to adjust bass and voice levels versus game volume, ideal for Xbox LIVE play. The headset works out of the box with legacy and current-gen Xbox 360 systems and required cables and adapters are included to ensure that gamers can connect to any Xbox 360.
 
“Xbox gamers - get ready to experience extreme comfort with circumaural ear cups and interchangeable ear cushions with the new Carcharias,” said Robert “RazerGuy” Krakoff, president of Razer USA. “This fan favorite of ours is now redesigned for the Xbox 360 and gamers are going to love it.”
 
About the New Razer Carcharias for Xbox 360®/PC
 
The Razer Carcharias Gaming Headset for Xbox 360® is a circumaural gaming headset designed for extended hours of gameplay with superior gaming audio, clarity, and bass. Get ready to experience extreme comfort with circumaural ear cups and interchangeable ear cushions.
 
Just like its ferocious predecessor, the original Razer Carcharias, the all-new Razer Carcharias for Xbox/PC delivers superior, realistic audio with clarity and deep, thumping bass.
 
Price:
U.S. $69.99 / EU €69.99
 
Availability:
Razerzone.com – Order Now
Worldwide – December 2012
 
Product Features
·         Extended comfort circumaural design
·         Adjustable voice and game volume balance
·         Connectivity to all Xbox 360® systems
·         Noise filtering microphone
·         Ambient green glow on headset logo
 
 
Headphones
Frequency Response: 20 - 20,000 Hz
Impedance: 32 O at 1 kHz
Sensitivity (@1 kHz, 1 V/Pa): 102 ± 4 dB at 1 kHz max
Input Power: 200 mW
Drivers: 40 mm, with Neodymium Magnets
Inner Ear Cup Diameter: 50 mm / 1.97 in.
Cable Length: 3 m / 9.84 ft.
Approximate Weight: 300 g / 0.66 lbs.
Microphone
Frequency Response: 50 – 16,000 Hz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 50 dB
Sensitivity (@1 kHz, 1 V/Pa): -37 ± 4 dB
Pick-up Pattern: Unidirectional
Cable: 3 m / 9.84 ft, Rubber Sheath
Connector: 2x 3.5 mm Headphone and Mic Jacks, 1x USB Connector