When it comes to headphones, wires are a major discomfort. No matter how hard you try to tuck them away they always seem to come in the way. So the better option is to go for a wireless one. Some critics point out that the wireless headsets lack audio quality but if you can get a wireless one with no compromise in sound quality then that is the best headphone experience that you can get.
SteelSeries Spectrum 7XB headset is an apt choice if you are looking for a good wireless headset having impressive sound quality. The headphone features an over the ear design. Owing to this fact it is a bit bulky. The device comes in a black shiny color finish and has grey colored bands around the ear cup. The padding in the headphones is comfortably big and, soft padding is provided in the ear cup as well as the headband. This ensures very snug fit.
Even though the head phone is bulky to carry and store it can be broken up into 3 parts. So break it down and tuck it in your carry bag and you are all set to go for a LAN party.
The different controls for manipulating the sound, turning the device on and off etc. are provided in the right ear cup. There is a blue indicator light too to lets you know whether the device is powered up or not. There are also controls for ExactSND and Livemix next to the power button. The microphone is placed in the left ear cup. It is of retractable type so the microphone can be pushed away when not in use.
Wireless transmission of sound is enabled by using the SteelSeries Spectrum transmitter that comes along with the package. The bandwidth of the transmitter is 4Mbits/second and it provides audio transmission without much loss. It works in a 2.6GHz radio interface and the device is smart enough that it can avoid interference very much. If the transmitter detects the presence of other noise signals or signals from other wireless device's the frequency hopping technology in it constantly jumps from one frequency to an another one and this ensures the reception of sound signals with the utmost clarity and quality.
The device can do up to 344 frequency hops per second to deliver the interference free sound. The overall dimensions of the transmitter are 83 mm x 83 mm x 26 mm and it has a range of about 33 feet or 10 meters. The frequency response SteelSeries Spectrum 7XB headset is in between 18 and 28, 000 hertz. The device has an impedance of 32 ohm and the sensitivity at 1 KHz is about 112dB.
A cable is also provided along with the package in case you decide to stick to the conventional way of hearing. The cable is of detachable type and it has a length of 1 M and has a 3.5mm audio jack in one end. The microphone in the device is unidirectional in type. That is it captures the sound from only within a specific cone of area. This ensures that only the sound coming from the mouth is picked up and the ambient noise won’t get in the way.
The exact price of SteelSeries Spectrum 7XB headset is not available at present.