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SteelSeries 5Hv2

54points

SteelSeries Spectrum 4xb

SteelSeries 5Hv2
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SteelSeries 5Hv2 vs SteelSeries Spectrum 4xb

SteelSeries 5Hv2
SteelSeries Spectrum 4xb
SteelSeries 5Hv2
SteelSeries Spectrum 4xb

Why is SteelSeries 5Hv2 better than SteelSeries Spectrum 4xb?

  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Can be folded

Why is SteelSeries Spectrum 4xb better than SteelSeries 5Hv2?

  • Has a mute function
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Compatible with PlayStation
  • Compatible with Xbox Live

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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.

2.cable length

3m

1m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

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Razer StarCraft II Razer Banshee

12.13m

3.can be folded
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Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

16Hz

16Hz

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

2.impedance

40 Ohms

40 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

3.highest frequency

28000Hz

28000Hz

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

4.sound pressure level

110dB/mW

110dB/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

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Microphone

1.mic sensitivity

-38dBV/Pa

-38dBV/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

16000Hz

16000Hz

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

Best

Corsair HS60

100000Hz

3.lowest frequency mic

75Hz

75Hz

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

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
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The microphone can be attached or detached if necessary.

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
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SteelSeries Spectrum 4xb

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

2.compatible with PlayStation
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SteelSeries Spectrum 4xb

The headset can be used for playing games on PlayStation video game consoles.

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.

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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.

2.has a mute function
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SteelSeries Spectrum 4xb

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

3.has an in-line control panel
SteelSeries 5Hv2
SteelSeries Spectrum 4xb

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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