ASTRO Gaming has just introduced the new A50 wireless headset. They have joined an Award-winning lineup which includes Astro A40, A30 and A*Stars. ASTRO Gaming are known for their premium gaming equipment and are owned subsidiary of Skullcandy, Incorporated.
This new wireless headset is professionally tuned for audiophile level performance for gaming, watching movies and even listening to your favorite tunes. The A50’s function across all entertainment devices including your gaming devices, PC, MAC and home theatre systems. ASTRO is also introducing “ASTRO Audio Profiles”, which will allow the user to optimize their listening experience depending on the subject matter and eventually even share their profiles.
Brett Lovelady, the Founder of ASTRO Gaming, had this to say;
“To improve the overall gaming experience and fully hear things as the game developers designed, you need a killer headset. ASTRO Gaming has been elevating expectations of what gamers expect from their audio since we introduced our A40 Pro Headset and MixAmp(TM) in 2008. Now after 4 years in the gaming arena, we’ve proven our products are unmatched in material quality, audio fidelity and innovation, and are used by pro and serious amateur gamers the world over. The wireless ASTRO A50 was our next natural step to provide a more streamlined and integrated audio experience while maintaining our industry leading levels of comfort and quality — features which that will appeal to an entirely new audience of home entertainment and gaming enthusiasts.”
Key Features of the Astro A50 Wireless Headset are as follows:
- ASTRO Audio Experience – Engineered specifically for gaming, ASTRO Audio delivers audiophile-grade sound in a richly detailed positional audio experience with three custom EQ settings.
- Multiplatform Home Entertainment Headset – Built for extended hours of movie watching, game playing and music listening, the ASTRO A50 matches superior fit and comfort with premium audio tuning for home theater, Xbox 360, PlayStation3, PC, Mac and more.
- Built-in ASTRO MixAmp(TM) 5.8 – The ASTRO A50 puts the audio authority at your fingertips, with integrated wireless MixAmp(TM) 5.8 technology with embedded controls for Master Volume and Game-to-Voice balancing making all critical audio options available for on-the-fly adjustments.
- KleerNet(TM) 5.8GHz Wireless Technology – Operating at a higher frequency than most wireless devices, the ASTRO A50 provides clarity and range with less interference using the best 5.8 chipset available today. Point to Multipoint – pair multiple ASTRO A50 headsets with a single transmitter. Totally lossless and lag and compression free.
- Dolby(R) 7.1 and 5.1 Surround Sound — Hear the details you’re missing with pinpoint spatial accuracy and crystal clear definition.
- Embedded Battery & Display Stand – Lithium-ion battery system rechargeable via USB. Show-off and charge your ASTRO A50 on the included display stand.