Sound quality and gaming go hand in hand. Gamers need to hear the squealing of tread marks on the freshly paced racetrack; the sound of blood curdling zombie death scream or anything in between. But at four in the morning, when your parents or neighbors are trying to sleep it doesn't make practical sense to have your surround sound system booming at max… that is unless you want to be evicted or removed from the family. This is true also for those late night movie marathons while you do a play by play with all your friends on IRC. No one else wants to hear your anime, why force them too? That is why companies are developing 5.1 surround sound headphones now, to allow you to have the same sound quality and surround sound experience without waking the neighbors.
Turtle Beach has been around for a long time and have always stuck to what they know, and that is sound quality. Although hanging back in the background the last couple of years, Turtle Beach is starting to make another stab at further developing their established image in the computer audio market.
Here we have one product model from Turtle Beach's new line of high quality surround sound headphones, made specifically for PC usage be it DVDs, gaming or anything audio related. Now I have been known stickler for not settling for anything but the best when it comes to sound quality. Let's see if Turtle Beach can wet my very dry proverbial throat.
TURTLE BEACH CORPORATE PROFILE:
Voyetra Turtle Beach, Inc. has been at the forefront of music and audio technology for more than two decades and is recognized as a pioneer of today's PC audio industry. Over the course of its 30-year history, Voyetra has developed a wide variety of music products including electronic synthesizers, software, sound cards and network audio devices. VTB's software and hardware products have been used by creative individuals for computer music production and by music enthusiasts for enjoying digital music.
5.1 Surround Sound Headphones
Same multi-speaker surround sound technology found in home theaters – now in headphones!
Each ear cup contains discrete front, center, rear, and subwoofer speakers.
Detachable microphone for online chat
Eight amplifiers contained inside the volume control unit assure adequate playback levels on sound card and motherboard 5.1 outputs.
6-channel analog inputs are compatible with PC sound card outputs.
Comfortable, cushioned ear cups for long gaming sessions.
Individual channel volume control, plus master amplified volume