Excerpt: Gaming is like any other facet of technology: you’re only as strong as your weakest link. So when Corsair sent us the Vengence 1500 Headset we were quite excited to see where this headset fit into the vast (and ever-growing) market.
Corsair Vengeance 1500 Dolby 7.1 USB Gaming Headset
11 May 2012
Conclusion: Corsair Vengeance 1500 is a very felicitous product. Gaming headsets have been suffering from an unaccurate frequency response with overemphasized bass. Vengeance 1500 manages to avoid these traps by having a very neutral sound.
Pros: Build quality, Audio quality, Frequency response, Multichannel modes in games and movies, Simple software, Price, Removable ear pads
Cons: A bit itchy ear pads, Squeezing, No clip on the controller
Corsair has really hit the ball out of the park with the Vengeance 1500. It produces clear and crisp audio while delivering a solid virtual surround environment. You can wear it for hours on end, and at times even forget you’re wearing it.
Conclusion: The Corsair Vengeance 1500 Dolby 7.1 Gaming Headset is priced at around $100.00 USD, or less at certain e-retailers which we feel is a great deal given the fact that it has an overall well made design, pleasing aesthetic value, excellent sound clarity, easy to navigate software, and is priced lower...
Excerpt: Corsair is back with a couple of new headsets from the Vengeance series and today we will be looking at the 1500 which is a USB headset featuring support for software based surround sound with Dolby Headphone.
Summary: While not without some minor hardware and software flaws, the Vengeance 1500 is by far the greatest USB headset I've ever had the pleasure of reviewing.
Pros: Amazing sound quality, Flat profile, Comfortable for extended gaming sessions, Excellent Dolby Headphone spatialization, Excellent game compatibility, Configurable speaker count through Windows, These cans get really loud without sacrificing quality, Solid construction
Cons: Dolby Pro Logic IIx does not automatically upmix content, Microphone is overly sensitive, v1.1 drivers provide no mechanism for changing input channels, v1.1 drivers break the Virtual Speaker Shifter, Voice Shifting, Karaoke, environment effects are dropped features, Headset lacks a carrying bag ...