Conclusion: The Corsair HS1A headset really proved its worth in the testing that we performed on it. The adjustable one-size-fits-all headband worked well to help us get the perfect fit to make extended use a pleasure.
Summary: Corsair is back with a new HS1A analog headset sporting massive 50mm drivers, closed-back ear cups, and memory foam ear pads primarily designed for gaming. But Corsair tells us that these do not sacrifice "precision audio response (for) your favorite media.
Excerpt: After being impressed by the Corsair SP2500 2.1 speaker system, I geared up to give their headphone audio a try. The technology that Corsair has implemented into their headphones certainly looks impressive, but only when we hear the sound will we know how well they accomplished this feat.
Excerpt: OK, here we go off on another audio adventure. Today we are going to be taking a look at the Corsair HS1A Gaming Headset (CA-HS1ANA). The HS1A Gaming Headset (CA-HS1ANA) is the analog twin brother of Corsair’s popular HS1 USB Headset (CA-HS1).
Conclusion: These few gaming headset reviews have been a bit of an eye opener for me personally. I listen a LOT of music, watch tons of films and also am an avid gamer and also take the sound quality pretty seriously.
Pros: Sound quality, Very comfortable to wear, Changeable ear pads
Cons: Non-removable microphone, No clothes clip on the controller
Conclusion: For those who prefer analogue Corsair's foray into the PC audio market came with the release of the HS1 gaming headset last summer. Positioned as a high-end USB-connected headset with built-in Dolby processing, we reckoned that the £70 retail price was worth it if you were serious about audio...
Conclusion: It may be pure coincidence or genuine quality, but somehow the Corsair HS1NA USB Gaming Headset hit a sweet spot. It is instantly my favorite headset for listening to music, watching movies, and gaming. Much of it can be attributed to the fine-tuned 50mm drivers delivering top-notch audio.
Pros: 50mm drivers, excellent sound quality, Interesting software extras, Noise cancelling, unidirectional mic, Memory foam ear pads, One of the most comfortable headsets, Study and flexible
Cons: Needs frequent settings adjustments to get optimal experience, Low mic volume, PC only
I tested the headphones using some of today’s top games, including Call of Duty: Black Ops, BFBC2 and Medal of Honor. I found the audio and positioning to be quite accurate and very precise in detail.