SteelSeries announced it's taking pre-orders for the 9H headset, a new model that promises "tournament-grade" audio drivers, Dolby surround sound technologies, custom-engineered soundscape with wide dynamic range and a rugged, industrial design. Penniless gamers need not apply though as this gaming headset shoots for the upper end of the market with a $159.99 price tag.
SteelSeries, the leading global manufacturer of gaming peripherals today, announced pre-order availability of the new, tournament-grade 9H Gaming Headset. Exclusively available on the SteelSeries Web Shop, the 9H features powerful, tournament-grade audio drivers and Dolby® surround sound technologies. Its finely tuned, custom-engineered soundscape features a wide dynamic range, which makes it possible for the 9H to deliver a balanced and linear tournament-grade soundscape.
Available for $159.99, the 9H has a rugged, industrial design that is deceivingly lightweight, setting new standards for comfort and fit for headsets this size. Players will experience unique features like:
Its premium driver units, in combination with a high-grade mylar film over the speaker allows the sound in the game to be heard with very low distortion
SteelSeries’ swappable cable system with in-line audio controls for use with PC, Mac®, tablets and phones
Enhanced passive noise reduction via extra-padded leather ear cushions and an added layer of outer material to each earcup
The retractable microphone system that picks up clear-voice communication and can be easily pulled out or stored inside of the left earcup
Equipped with an advanced USB soundcard, the SteelSeries 9H provides users with Dolby® Technology that works together to create incredible sound:
Dolby Digital – reproduces multichannel audio to deliver a cinematic audio experience
Dolby Headphone – allows up to 7.1 channels of realistic multi-channel surround sound
Dolby Prologic IIx – provides the smoothest surround sound experience allowing for multiple listening modes and a more realistic sound