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ASTRO A50 Gen 2

ASTRO A50 Gen 2
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ASTRO A50 Gen 2 review: specs and price

ASTRO A50 Gen 2
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ASTRO A50 Gen 2

Why is ASTRO A50 Gen 2 better than the average?

  • Sound pressure level
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    118dB/mWvs107.76dB/mW
  • Charge time
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    5hvs5.5h

Price comparison

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
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Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

ASTRO A50 Gen 2
2.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

ASTRO A50 Gen 2
3.weight
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Best

Roccat Syva

5g

363g

4.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Razer StarCraft II Razer Banshee

12.13m

1m

5.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

ASTRO A50 Gen 2
6.has a straight plug
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A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

ASTRO A50 Gen 2

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Audeze iSine VR

50000Hz

20000Hz

2.has passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

ASTRO A50 Gen 2
3.lowest frequency
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The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Beyerdynamic MMX 300 (2nd Generation)

5Hz

20Hz

4.sound pressure level
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Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

Asus ROG Delta

127dB/mW

118dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
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Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

ASTRO A50 Gen 2

Microphone

1.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

ASTRO A50 Gen 2
2.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

ASTRO Gaming A38

4

1

Power

1.charge time
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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Asus ROG Strix Fusion Wireless

2h

5h

2.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

ASTRO A50 Gen 2
3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

ASTRO A50 Gen 2

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

ASTRO A50 Gen 2
2.compatible with PlayStation
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The headset can be used for playing games on PlayStation video game consoles.

ASTRO A50 Gen 2

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

ASTRO A50 Gen 2
2.has a mute function
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

ASTRO A50 Gen 2
3.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Logitech G430

3

1

4.control panel placed on a device
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There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

ASTRO A50 Gen 2

Miscellaneous

1.supports Dolby Digital
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If the device supports Dolby Digital it can deliver up to six different audio channels (sides) for a much better sound quality.

ASTRO A50 Gen 2

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