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ASTRO Gaming A40 Astro 2013 Ed.

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ASTRO Gaming A40 Astro 2013 Ed. review: specs and price

ASTRO Gaming A40 Astro 2013 Ed.
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ASTRO Gaming A40 Astro 2013 Ed.

Why is ASTRO Gaming A40 Astro 2013 Ed. better than the average?

  • Highest frequency
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    28000Hzvs20986.3Hz
  • Lowest frequency
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    15Hzvs18.57Hz
  • Highest frequency mic
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    20000Hzvs12495.97Hz
  • Lowest frequency mic
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    35Hzvs78.76Hz

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 Gaming A40 Astro 2013 Ed.
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 Gaming A40 Astro 2013 Ed.
3.weight
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Best

Roccat Syva

5g

324g

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

Best

Razer StarCraft II Razer Banshee

12.13m

2m

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 Gaming A40 Astro 2013 Ed.

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

28000Hz

2.impedance
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Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Audeze iSine VR

16 Ohms

50 Ohms

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

15Hz

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

104dB/mW

5.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

ASTRO Gaming A40 Astro 2013 Ed.

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 Gaming A40 Astro 2013 Ed.
2.highest frequency mic
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The highest frequencies that the mic can pick up well. Better for recording treble.

Best

Razer Kraken Pro V2

100000Hz

20000Hz

3.lowest frequency mic
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The lowest frequencies that the mic can pick up well. Better for recording bass. If a microphone is going to be used for speech, a voice microphone, it must have great gain for bass, since human voice is in the low frequencies.

Best

Plantronics RIG 500 Pro Esports Edition

10Hz

35Hz

4.has a removable microphone
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The microphone can be attached or detached if necessary.

ASTRO Gaming A40 Astro 2013 Ed.
5.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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

ASTRO Gaming A40 Astro 2013 Ed.
2.compatible with PlayStation
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The headset can be used for playing games on PlayStation video game consoles.

ASTRO Gaming A40 Astro 2013 Ed.
3.compatible with Xbox Live
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You can use your headset for in-game voice chat, private chat, audio for video chat, and in-game voice recognition using Xbox services.

ASTRO Gaming A40 Astro 2013 Ed.

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 Gaming A40 Astro 2013 Ed.
2.has a mute function
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

ASTRO Gaming A40 Astro 2013 Ed.
3.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

ASTRO Gaming A40 Astro 2013 Ed.

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 Gaming A40 Astro 2013 Ed.

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