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Astro-gaming-a50.33960200
9.1 out of 10

Astro Gaming A50

Great Deal: $6.50

Reviews and Problems with Astro Gaming A50

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Overall 2
2.0

He loved these and treated them like a national treasure

Supermom, Amazon
30 June 2014
  • Summary: My 14 year old son saved up to purchase this headset on May 4 2014. He loved these and treated them like a national treasure. On June 28, 2014 they stopped working properly. We looked to return them, but the the return window expired on June 12. We cannot find any information on how we can get them replaced. As it stands, he was ripped off.
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Overall 2
2.0

Poor Customer Service!

Chad Hucko, Amazon
26 June 2014
  • Summary: I purchased this for my PS4 and when it works, it works great! I have had an intermittent issues with the power getting stuck on. The only way to turn it off is to let the battery run completely empty. They had me send the headset back, tested it, told me it was fine and shipped it back. They said if I have the issue again they would replace it. Well of coarse it's still doing the same thing. They have me ship it back, test it, tell me it's fine, and ship it back again.
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Overall 2
2.0

FAT LOSS

GeAna Saffery, Amazon
19 June 2014
  • Summary: It took us three times to finally find a head set that worked properly. Customer service for Astro sucks and doesn't really help. they seem not to care about people and the fact that you spend alot of money on a pair of their head sets. send the product back to astro themselves and they sent it back saying nothing was wrong but still didn't work when we got the product. the only saving grace is that amazon has a great return policy for the idiot companies that they use.
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Overall 2
2.0

Looked good until issues...

Amazon Customer, Amazon
18 June 2014
  • Summary: I bought this headset it worked great the first day was really satisfied. As you get further along there is a ringing in your right ear when the mic. picks up noise a little buggy but can be worked with. I looked online and it said to update the Firmware for the Astro A50 so I did. Then it froze wouldn't turn off, wouldn't pair, just sat a red LED light on the power button. No audio was coming out either I am going to return this and change to another headset.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not worth the price

drumminrob, Bestbuy
14 June 2014
  • Summary: uncomfortable on the ears, wireless range is VERY short. I was very disappointed with the features on this headset for the price...
  • Cons: uncomfortable on the ears, wireless range is VERY short
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Overall 2
2.0

Poor Customer Service and Construction .

JCHEN, Amazon
28 May 2014
  • Summary: I just wanted to share my latest of customer service from Astro, apparently the small screws that hold the headset together eventually come loose and fall off, but when I tried to get a replacement screw that's probably only 50 cents ,they give me this response : -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thanks for the email.
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Overall 2
2.0

High pitched tone in both ears. tone is picked up by the mic

Mitchel Cacciola, Amazon
8 May 2014
  • Summary: I bought this headset hearing how good they are, replacing my broken Tritton 720X. However I was wrong! The headset emits a loud, high-pitched, tone when the mic is on. The mic picks up this tone, transmitting it when using VOIP. This renders the headset useless, as I am not able to be heard over the tone. It sounds like I'm transmitting a flatline from a heartbeat monitor constantly over Teamspeak, Skype, or any other VOIP application.
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Overall 2
2.0

Surprisingly BAD hardware

GianniC, Amazon
16 April 2014
  • Summary: What can I say, but in my opinion these headsets are crap. I really had high hopes for this wireless device. Most of my pro-gamers I watch stream promote the A40 so I figured I'd give these wireless versions a shot. My first Astro Gaming product. I game on PC, xbox & Playstation so this model seemed like the most versatile version. 1st shipment from amazon came quick and setup was somewhat of a breeze.
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Overall 2
2.0

i know it's refurbished but wow..

Mike V, Amazon
27 March 2014
  • Summary: i received my headphones fast and was really looking forward to using them but i was shocked when i got them. I had sever problems when i received them. 1. smelt like smoke 2.missing parts ie: stand,optical cable 3. so stretched out would even stay on my head 4. mic didn't work at all 5.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not PS4 compatible - they don't have the kinks out yet

T. Wagoner, Amazon
21 February 2014
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