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SteelSeries Arctis 3

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SteelSeries Arctis 3 review: specs and price

SteelSeries Arctis 3
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SteelSeries Arctis 3

Why is SteelSeries Arctis 3 better than the average?

  • Highest frequency
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    22000Hzvs21051.28Hz
  • Cable length
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    3mvs2.15m

Price comparison

SteelSeries Arctis 3

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$83.99

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$63.99

Design

1.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.
2.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.
3.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.
4.cable length

3m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
5.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.

Sound quality

1.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.
2.highest frequency

22000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
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.
4.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.
5.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.
6.driver unit size

40mm

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

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.
2.highest mic frequency

10000Hz

The highest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording treble.
3.mic sensitivity

-48dBV/Pa

It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
4.lowest mic frequency

100Hz

The lowest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording bass.
5.number of microphones

1

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

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.
2.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
3.compatible with PlayStation
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The headset can be used for playing games on PlayStation video game consoles.
4.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.

Features

1.has a mute function
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
2.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 apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
3.warranty period

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
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.

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.

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