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I don't know if I would use this, it sounds like crap with "surround" on to begin with. They don't really sound all that good in stereo either but the wireless capability is something I just can't give up now. Mine are in for RMA because the left speaker stopped working and the battery life is down to about 3 hours from 10 when it was new.
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I don't know if I would use this, it sounds like crap with "surround" on to begin with. They don't really sound all that good in stereo either but the wireless capability is something I just can't give up now. Mine are in for RMA because the left speaker stopped working and the battery life is down to about 3 hours from 10 when it was new.

I dont think i ever got 10 hours. I dont use them much but even new i dont think i get more then 5-7 hours. They sound good for games but thats about it. Microphone is really good though.
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I dont think i ever got 10 hours. I dont use them much but even new i dont think i get more then 5-7 hours. They sound good for games but thats about it. Microphone is really good though.

I got 10 hours for about the first month. I've had them I think 8 months now. The battery didn't start to deteriorate until I kept forgetting it was on and not plugging it in about 15 times and it would be totally dead, dropped a lot after that.

I basically use it for the mic and the ability to walk around my house with music while not bothering my neighbors (a sentiment they unfortunately don't share, with all the blasting of mariachi music at all hours of the day).
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I got 10 hours for about the first month. I've had them I think 8 months now. The battery didn't start to deteriorate until I kept forgetting it was on and not plugging it in about 15 times and it would be totally dead, dropped a lot after that.

I basically use it for the mic and the ability to walk around my house with music while not bothering my neighbors (a sentiment they unfortunately don't share, with all the blasting of mariachi music at all hours of the day).
I feel your pain...... sad-smiley-002.gif
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I don't know if I would use this, it sounds like crap with "surround" on to begin with. They don't really sound all that good in stereo either but the wireless capability is something I just can't give up now. Mine are in for RMA because the left speaker stopped working and the battery life is down to about 3 hours from 10 when it was new.

I'm not an audiophile by any means, but I actually find this headset to sound rather nice. It's not the most comfortable headset I've ever worn, but sound quality is solid, and the microphone is in fact really good. As to battery life, I usually get 9-10 hours out of mine, I've had them for about 3 months now.

I use mine is surround mode. Even though these are supposed to be equal minus the dolby support, I find these actually sound better than the Vengeance 1500's I had prior.

I'd certainly be on the bandwagon if Corsair deciding the wanted release an updated line of headsets. Had great luck really so far with the two different models.
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I'm not an audiophile by any means, but I actually find this headset to sound rather nice. It's not the most comfortable headset I've ever worn, but sound quality is solid, and the microphone is in fact really good. As to battery life, I usually get 9-10 hours out of mine, I've had them for about 3 months now.

I use mine is surround mode. Even though these are supposed to be equal minus the dolby support, I find these actually sound better than the Vengeance 1500's I had prior.

I'd certainly be on the bandwagon if Corsair deciding the wanted release an updated line of headsets. Had great luck really so far with the two different models.

I'm definitely not an audiophile, but these just sound so off to me in surround mode. They sound kind of "normal" with it off, not going to wow people but not terrible either. I think they are well worth the money for gaming and the mic, plus wireless is so nice. I don't have to take it off to go to the kitchen and grab a drink and miss squad chat or whatever.

Corsair already approved an RMA for mine so I should be able to have a brand new set in about a week. Support is great.
post #17 of 20
download is out guys...... check it out

I am busy downloading it now

http://www.corsair.com/vengeance-2000-wireless-7-1-gaming-headset.html
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download is out guys...... check it out

I am busy downloading it now

http://www.corsair.com/vengeance-2000-wireless-7-1-gaming-headset.html

I'll have to grab em! Thanks for the heads up smile.gif
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Sounds pretty darn good on my Vengeance 1500s. Can actually notice a difference in EQ modes now and between 2.0 and 7.1 where as before there was virtually none.
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Just updated mine.

I can hear a decent difference between stereo,5.1 and 7.1.
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