If you want a high end wireless gaming headphone that offers some very high fidelity sound then you might want to consider the latest offering from Turtle Beach. The new gaming headphone from the company is termed as Turtle beach XP500.
Features and specifications of Turtle Beach XP 500:
- Wireless connectivity via Bluetooth adapter
- 7.1 Dolby surround sound
- Up to eight presets for audio equaliser
- Runs on two AA batteries
- Amazing sound quality
- Comfortable and snug fit
The headphones feature a standard design. The ear cups are big and round. They completely cover your ears. Padding is provided in the ear cups as well as the headband. The padding along with the large ear cups does a good job to reduce the ambient noise so that you can enjoy your games without much hassle. The padding is also soft and sufficiently comfortable. This makes it apt for hours of game play.
The small disadvantage that the user will find is the presence of AA type batteries n the headphones. The device runs on two AA batteries and they don’t have USB charging facility. So you will find yourself having to change the batteries often if you need to have hours of gaming fun. The batteries will provide up to 6 hours of continuous game play before they get exhausted.
This small battery life is due to the high demand of power for the internal components that manages the Bluetooth wireless connectivity and surround sound. The Bluetooth adapter should be connected to your gaming console. Then turn on the headphone and the console to pair them. Once paired the headphones seems to give a good connectivity range. You can enjoy audio without any problems even when moving around the room with the headphone.
The audio coming from the headphones is very crisp and clear. The 7.1 virtual surround sound gives you immersed in the game feeling. This is an apt device for playing combat games and you will be able to hear each and every gun sound and other effects just like you are in the combat zone.
Turtle Beach XP 500 comes with a price tag of about Rs. 14,000/-. So it definitely is in the premium range. So if you are a hardcore gamer and is on the lookout for a high end gaming headphone and also has some cash to shed, then this is the apt device for you.