Razer Piranha gaming headset announced

Posted on Friday, Oct 05 2007 @ 00:47 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Besides a gaming keyboard Razer also unveiled a new headset for gamers at the World Cyber Games 2007 in Seattle.

The Razer Piranha delivers realistic in-game stereo audio with superior clarity and deep bass tones for discerning gamers requiring superior audio fidelity. Featuring plug-and-play functionality, the Razer Piranha also sports an adjustable noise-canceling microphone enabling gamers to communicate with teammates in the noisiest of gaming situations. The ergonomically designed and cushioned earphones also offer hours of comfort and functionality for extended gaming sessions.

With its in-line remote control, the volume on the Razer Piranha can be easily adjusted at a moment’s notice. A microphone mute button is also conveniently located on the remote, so gamers have the option to select which commands are sent out to those listening in. The Razer Piranha’s sleek design is further accented by the glowing Razer logos located on either side of the headset, ensuring that gamers are seen as well as heard at their next LAN party.

Razer Piranha features:
  • Stereo sound with true-to-life audio quality with superior clarity and bass
  • Adjustable, noise-filtering microphone for clearer in-game communication
  • Comfortable, ergonomic and adjustable earphones suitable for prolonged use
  • In-line remote control with convenient volume and microphone muting adjustments
  • Single-sided cable for  hassle-free usage
  • Durable braided fiber cable protection
  • Compatible with VoIP communication applications like TeamSpeak, Ventrilo and Skype
  • Compatible with most major operating systems
  • Usable with CD, DVD and digital audio players (via 3.5mm minijack)
  • Specifications:
    Freq. response: 18 – 22,000 Hz
    Impedance: 32 Ohms
    SPL (@ 1 kHz, 1 Vrms): 114 dB
    Cable: 3.0 meters

    Freq. response: 80 – 15,000 Hz
    Sensitivity (@ 1 kHz, 1V/Pa): -38 dB
    Impedance: Approximately 2 kOhms
    Pick-up pattern: Uni-directional

    The Piranha headset will be available later this month for $79.99.

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    Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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