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Is it meant for girls?

Why would you say that? Looks like it's meant for people who aren't deaf. Possibly also for people who game.

They look lovely IMO. Might get a pair. They look super comfy.
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I really hope this is a start of headset makers actually using quality headphones and just slapping on a mic.
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Sigh, looks like theres no extension on the headband. The v2 was a good set but this one looks like it has the same problem, people with big heads can't wear it for longer than 30min without the headset compressing your skull to the point of a migraine.
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They look rather marketable and stylish.

Too bad. Gaming headsets never live up to expectations for me anymore after getting a hold of real audiophile headphones and microphones.
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Is it meant for girls?

Wow, that turned to sexist asshattery fast.

Source is missing. It should be linked to, even if it's just on the Steelseries website.

I'm not quite sure how I feel about these. They look like they're designed to appeal to the sort of tools who buy skullcandy or beats by Dre.
Often, "gaming headset" is marketing speak for "let's put a lot of bass in the thing, ignore quality for the rest of the audio, and wrap it in a shiny exterior". EG. Razer.

Basically, most of them seem like they might be designed to appeal to Mr. Torgue.

EXPLOSIONS?

The Siberia V2 was an exception to this, but I don't know if Steelseries has lowered themselves to appeal to the hype machine. I would like another good product from Steelseries, since I can't justify buying the 7H. I hate the fact that it has a micro-USB adapter on it. I don't want non-analog headsets thank you, I'd rather have quality.
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if that new headset is as comfy as it looks it might beat my Siberia V2
since I won the headset at a lan, all my gaming pals have bought one, nothing else seems to match it, and shopping clever in the UK can get you v2's mighty cheap.
    
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does the microphone expand and contract depending on how well you are playing? or how excited you are while playing? might be a good selling feature... *steelseries technology tells how excited you while playing and expands on contracts your mic! the more excited, the further it is away from your mouth; so when you get excited you aren't screaming into your mic where others hear you as if you are eating it!*
Edited by Domino - 8/23/13 at 2:14am
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does the microphone expand and contract depending on how well you are playing? or how excited you are while playing? might be a good selling feature

AFAIK the microphone retracts at the request of all the other players for the annoying [insert expletive of choice] to shut up.
    
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does the microphone expand and contract depending on how well you are playing? or how excited you are while playing? might be a good selling feature

AFAIK the microphone retracts at the request of all the other players for the annoying [insert expletive of choice] to shut up.

LOL! just when i edited that in you post xD



i honestly feel bad for the sponsored teams that have to put up with crappy headsets like these. man, if i was in their shoes, i'd be like, hey, go team up with Hifiman, Beyers, Fischer, or AKG and produce me a headset that actually produces quality sound that benefits a gamer... not this craptaistic crap... :/

for audio, i could never wear the crap i'd be sponsored with. heck, even half the mic most teams are forced to use to show off... yuck...
Edited by Domino - 8/23/13 at 2:18am
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