Excerpt: I got a chance to review the Arctic Sound P321’s a while back, letting you know they were a good and affordable set. As such, I made sure to let Arctic know that I'd love to get my hands on their upgraded Professional 5.1 Gamer headset.
Summary: Headphones are great for gaming and watching movies when you need to be quiet. I’ve got small children and I like to watch movies and play games at night time, late at night, and my kids need to sleep. What I have for review today very much helps me accomplish that and more of course.
Pros: Nice long cord, Inline controls, Excellent sound overall, Good bass and treble, Good noise isolation, Great design and construction
Arctic Sound P531 5.1 Channel Gaming USB Headset Review
18 January 2011
After using the headset for a while I found it to be comfortable to use for short periods of time. The sound was great and I enjoyed the surround experience. The headset not only dampens all the noise around you, but also dampens the sound coming out of the headphones for those around...
Excerpt: In my younger days, cough cough.. !NURSE!!, cough cough, I would game like there was no tomorrow. There was no Microsoft Office, there was no Quickbooks, Open Office, or LANDesk. There was Unreal Tournament, NFS, Quake, Battlefield, C.O.D. (not this website).
Summary: I tested the P531 heeadset for a solid week before writing up this review. I wanted to give the headset as much time as possible to test it out in a variety of circumstances and swap back and forth with my couple of other headsets.
The software was quick and easy to install.
Conclusion: The Arctic Sound P531 USB Gaming Headset comes with a built-in control unit with a blue LED. It's located halfway along the USB cable/extention cord. The unit allows you to control the surround sounds which includes the front, rear, center and subwoofer.
Summary: After spending a week using the Arctic Sound P531 USB headset, I have gone back and forth on my feelings about them. After a few hours at a time of almost non-stop wearing them, my head noticed.
Pros: » Good sound reproduction., » Very adjustable, should be able to fit any head., » Reasonably comfortable, considering the number of speakers in each earcup., » Brings gaming to life!!, » Cord length is a good size if your system is under your desk., » Comfortable for long gaming sessions., » MSRP...
Cons: » Microphone is hard to adjust in the right position., » Microphone isn't the highest quality unit I've used., » Draws lots of power from the USB connector., » Heavier than a standard stereo headset., » Cord may be too long if used with a laptop or desktop that is on top of your desk., » Unable t...
Excerpt: Whether you're a hard-core gamer or casual, involvement is an important factor and the sound quality is crucial in this regard. Being surrounded by the sounds, give him a depth, not only makes the gaming experience more enjoyable but also more realistic, and immersive .