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Sharkoon X-Tatic Digital Surround Sound Headset


by Henry Butt - 19th November 2009
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Introduction


Sharkoon is better known for producing a range of cases, PSU’s and case modifications but as we found out recently when reviewing the FireGlider gaming mouse, they also produce some impressive peripherals.

Today we are going to look at the Sharkoon X-Tatic Digital Surround Sound Headset.  Aside from being compatible with all PCs which feature multi-channel audio, it is fully compatible with both PS3 and XBOX.

Features


Headset:
  1. 5.1 channel headset
  2. 8 speakers (4 in each earpiece)
  3. Digital, in-line volume control
  4. High end amplifier
  5. Independent, illuminated volume adjustment for each channel and master volume
  6. Detachable microphone with QuickOn connection
SCU:
  1. Supports Dolby® Digital 2.0, Dolby® Digital 5.1 and Dolby® Pro Logic®
  2. Supports the chat function of PS3®, Xbox® and Xbox® 360
  3. Dynamic Range Control
Specification

Headset:
  1. Centre speaker: 2 x 27 mm
  2. Front speaker: 2 x 30 mm
  3. Rear speaker: 2 x 30 mm
  4. Subwoofer: 2 x 40 mm
  5. Impedance: 32 Ohm
  6. Microphone: 6 x 5 mm uni-directional
  7. Cable Length: 360 cm
  8. Connection: 1 x 9-pin analogue plug
SCU:
  1. Digital optical input (S/PDIF)
  2. 2 analogue audio outputs for the X-Tatic headset
  3. 3 analogue 3.5 mm audio outputs (front, rear, centre / subwoofer)
  4. 1 microphone connector for PS3 (USB A -> USB B)
  5. 1 power connector
  6. Dimensions: 15 x 122 x 56 mm
  7. Weight: 110 g
Compatibility: PC / MAC / other sources: analogue input (via cable adapter)

Compatibility (SCU):
    • Xbox® / Xbox® 360: optical input
    • PS2® / PS3®: optical input / USB microphone connection
    • PC / MAC: optical input / analogue or USB microphone input
    • DVD / other sources: optical input
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