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Razer Chimaera 5.1

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Razer Chimaera 5.1 review: specs and price

Razer Chimaera 5.1
Razer Chimaera 5.1
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Why is Razer Chimaera 5.1 better than the average?

  • Impedance
    32 Ohmsvs32.11 Ohms
  • Driver unit size
    50mmvs44.15mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
Razer Chimaera 5.1

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.

2.has stereo speakers
Razer Chimaera 5.1

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

3.weight

369g

Best

Roccat Syva

5g

Sound quality

1.impedance

32 Ohms

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

Turtle Beach Ear Force XO Seven Pro

16 Ohms

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

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

Best

Roccat Khan Pro

40000Hz

3.lowest frequency

20Hz

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

4.driver unit size

50mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Asus ROG Strix Wireless

60mm

5.has a neodymium magnet
Razer Chimaera 5.1

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

6.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

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

Best

Razer Kraken 7.1 V2

123dB/mW

Microphone

1.mic sensitivity

-42dBV/Pa

It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.

Best

Creative Sound BlasterX H7

94dBV/Pa

2.highest frequency mic

10000Hz

The highest frequencies that the mic can pick up well. Better for recording treble.

Best

Corsair HS60

100000Hz

3.lowest frequency mic

130Hz

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

Ozone Rage Z50

10Hz

4.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

ASTRO Gaming A38

4

5.has a removable microphone
Razer Chimaera 5.1

The microphone can be attached or detached if necessary.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Razer Chimaera 5.1

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Razer Chimaera 5.1

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a removable battery
Razer Chimaera 5.1

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Razer Chimaera 5.1

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

2.Can be used wirelessly
Razer Chimaera 5.1

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

3.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

PDP Afterglow Universal Wireless

30m

4.compatible with Xbox Live
Razer Chimaera 5.1

You can use your headset for in-game voice chat, private chat, audio for video chat, and in-game voice recognition using Xbox services.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Razer Chimaera 5.1

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.

2.has a mute function
Razer Chimaera 5.1

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

3.control panel placed on a device
Razer Chimaera 5.1

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.

Miscellaneous

1.supports Dolby Digital
Razer Chimaera 5.1

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

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