HyperX Cloud Alpha 7.1 surround headset hits the market for $129.99

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 24 2019 @ 10:50 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Kingston's HyperX brand start shipping the HyperX Cloud Alpha, a new 7.1 surround sound gaming headset with bass adjustment sliders. The headset is now available in retail stores for $129.99 (129.99EUR).
-HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced the HyperX Cloud Alpha™ S gaming headset is now shipping. The new addition to HyperX’s gaming headset lineup features custom-tuned HyperX virtual 7.1 surround sound1 and bass adjustment sliders for three levels of bass fine-tuning providing listeners with a richer audio gaming experience.

The Cloud Alpha S offers the design and sound quality features found in the HyperX Cloud Alpha including dual chamber technology that separates bass frequencies from the mids and highs for more accurate audio. The custom-tuned HyperX virtual 7.1 surround sound with an advanced audio control mixer feature enables surround sound and the ability to adjust the mix between game and chat audio.

“The Cloud Alpha S marries stunning 7.1 surround sound with the same top-notch aesthetics and comfort as the original HyperX Cloud Alpha,” said Marcus Hermann, senior business manager, HyperX. “With these new enhancements, HyperX is expanding its line of HyperX headsets to meet the needs of gamers at all levels.”

The Cloud Alpha S features signature HyperX comfort with premium memory foam ear cushions, upgraded breathable leatherette and a durable aluminum frame. The headset also comes equipped with a detachable noise cancellation microphone, braided cable, spare set of fabric ear cushions and travel bag.

Cloud Alpha S Specifications:

Headphone
Driver: Custom dynamic, 50mm with neodymium magnets
Type: Circumaural, Closed back
Frequency response: 13Hz – 27kHz
Impedance: 65 ?
Sound pressure level: 99dBSPL/mW at 1kHz
T.H.D.: ? 1%
Weight: 310g
Weight with mic: 321g
Cable length: 1m
Connection type: 3.5mm plug (4 pole)

Microphone
Element: Electret condenser microphone
Polar pattern: Bi-directional, Noise-cancelling
Frequency response: 50Hz – 18kHz
Sensitivity: -38dBV (0dB=1V/Pa at 1kHz)

USB Audio Control Mixer
Weight: 57g
Cable length: 2m


1. Virtual 7.1 surround sound effect output as a 2-channel stereo signal to be used with stereo headphones, compatibility for PC.
HyperX Cloud alpha


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