Razer Introduces Megalodon 7.1 Surround Headset

Posted by at 12:00 am on August 20, 2008

Razer  has unveiled the Razer Maelstrom Audio Engine  at Games Convention in Leipzig, Germany. The Razer Maelstrom is a highly upgraded virtual surround sound system found in the Razer Megalodon,  Razer’s latest  7.1 surround sound gaming headset.

The Razer Maelstrom Audio Engine, which has the ability to process audio algorithms up to 800% faster than traditional HRTF virtual surround sound technologies. The Razer Megalodon is thus able to offer a convincing and realistic positional sound stage. Gamers looking for an in-game advantage will be able to listen to the positional cues emitted by the Razer Megalodon and hear incoming threats before the threat can actually be seen onscreen. Coupled with an amplified microphone with adjustable sensitivity and leveling, the Razer Megalodon is a complete audio communications package.

The Razer Megalodon encompasses a circum-aural headset with replaceable ear-pad cushions, a cushioned headband and an adjustable boom mic. The control pod is connected to the headset via a braided cable and comes in a glossy piano black finish with a rotating dial adjustment for volume, mic, bass and positional sound. Meant as desk controller, the control pod allows gamers to switch effortlessly between 2.0 stereo and 7.1 surround sound, even controlling which speakers gamers prefer to use in the 7.1 environment.

The headset will go on sale in  Q4 2008 for S149.99

Headphones

  • Frequency Response: 20 – 20,000 Hz
  • Impedance: 40 Ω at 1kHz
  • Sensitivity (@1kHz, 1V/Pa): 105 ± 4dB at 1 kHz
  • Max. Input Power: 200 mW
  • Magnet Type: Neodymium

Microphone

  • Frequency Response: 50 -“ 16,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity (@1kHz, 1V/Pa): -37 dB (user adjustable)
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 50 dB
  • Pick-up pattern: Unidirectional
  • Cable: 3.3 meters

Razor also added the Razer Moray In-Ear Noise Isolating Gaming Earphones to their line up.  Designed for gamers, the Razer Moray delivers immersive gaming audio or music on the go in a sleek, compact package. Take your gaming on the road with the Razer Moray’s powerful bass-driven stereo sound and mid/high range clarity. With a standard 3.5mm mini-jack, the Razer Moray is the perfect complement to any mobile gaming device such as the  PSP, Nintendo DS  or any MP3 player.

 The earphones will go on sale for S$39.99

Earphones

  • Frequency response: 20 to 11000 Hz
  • Sound pressure level: 110 dB
  • Impedance: 17 Ω
  • Max rated input: 20 mW
  • Cable length: 1.3 m
  • Connector: 3.5 mm miniplug
  • Weight, including cable: 10.7 g

1 Comment for “Razer Introduces Megalodon 7.1 Surround Headset”

  1. Razer has been cool. But now I found this great stuffs at http://www.astrogaming.com.

Leave a Reply

Sign Up For Our Newsletter

Sign up to receive breaking news
as well as receive other site updates

Enter your Email


Preview | Powered by FeedBlitz

Log in

Copyright © 2008 - 2020 · StreetCorner Media , LLC· All Rights Reserved ·