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[Engadget] Turtle Beach unveils limited edition Modern Warfare 3 headsets

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four limited edition offerings from Turtle Beach and Activision. The headsets all sport the same night vision-esque design, but offer varying specialties. On the front line is the $300 Ear Force Delta; based on the XP500 programmable virtual 7.1 headset, it adds a custom travel-case and MW3 specific sound presets. Next up is the $150 Ear Force Bravo, a variant of the PX3, which offers the same presets as the former in wireless stereo. Following close in formation is the $130 Ear Force Charlie, a take on the PC oriented Z6A; it delivers discrete 5.1 with a grand total of eight drivers. Rounding out the reserves is the $100 Ear Force Foxtrot; a PX21 universal stereo headset that's also just received a fresh coat of battle paint.
lol 8 drivers...lol 300 dollars...so much fail in one article. It makes me sad reading the comments on engadget about how great the sound quality is and how many people are going to buy it...Total facepalm

Source: http://www.engadget.com/2011/07/19/t...re-3-headsets/
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lol 8 drivers...lol 300 dollars...so much fail in one article. It makes me sad reading the comments on engadget about how great the sound quality is and how many people are going to buy it...Total facepalm

Source: http://www.engadget.com/2011/07/19/t...re-3-headsets/
The more of these generic terrible quality "surround" headsets come out, the worse I feel for all the poor saps who will buy it. We can only hope some people will do enough research on Head-Fi or these boards to save their money for something so much better.
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The more of these generic terrible quality "surround" headsets come out, the worse I feel for all the poor saps who will buy it. We can only hope some people will do enough research on Head-Fi or these boards to save their money for something so much better.
literally save money too, because usually we recommend something cheaper.
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Good marketing is good marketing. I dont blame company's like Astro, Dr.Dre(Beats), Turtle Beach, Tritton because they all found a nitch in the market where they can make a good amount of money with just a little advertising and good marketing. I'm sure the Turtle Beach's don't sound to bad, but for the price there horrible. For $300 I could have some Beyerdynamic DT's and a Titanium HD (what I pay'd for mine setup) which would completely wipe the floor of the "Ear Force Delta" in sound quality with music and gaming.
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ya i was about to buy a wireless gaming headset before i posted on here , thankfully I bought my jvc harx 900 isntead.
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i'm so getting these
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Good marketing is good marketing. I dont blame company's like Astro, Dr.Dre(Beats), Turtle Beach, Tritton because they all found a nitch in the market where they can make a good amount of money with just a little advertising and good marketing. I'm sure the Turtle Beach's don't sound to bad, but for the price there horrible. For $300 I could have some Beyerdynamic DT's and a Titanium HD (what I pay'd for mine setup) which would completely wipe the floor of the "Ear Force Delta" in sound quality with music and gaming.
I can't speak for everything, but $60 X1 Turtle Beaches sounded like $5 generic bass-heavy earphones. Seriously, muffled and loud bass, no mids, and piercing highs. Not even mediocre, just bad. Terrible.
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All the kiddies will love these.
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I think I might save up and just get a pair of

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A poo overpriced headset to commemorate a poo overpriced game.
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