Conclusion: Final ThoughtsI’m going to try and wrap this up without repeating what was said about the SX headset that we reviewed, and deep down they are very similar headsets with one giving extra connectivity and that is certainly the unique selling point of this headset.
Pros: Stylish, Comfortable, Long cables, In-line volume control, Xbox connectivity, PlayStation 3 connectivity, Great sound output, Microphone is extreme receptive, Affordable
Conclusion: Overall, the Sharkoon X-tatic SP is a respectable contender in the gaming headset arena. The multi-platform approach is slightly convoluted, given the differences in compatible systems, but it is a definite advantage, especially for gamers who own multiple consoles and/or PC gaming.
Pros: Sounds good in most environment, though gaming is main focus, Look great, Very comfortable, Work on three different systems
Cons: Bass overpowers higher frequencies a little, Require USB power and slightly convoluted wiring, Noticeable hiss at times
Excerpt: The Sharkoon headquarters is located in Germany, and in order to cultivate close contacts with suppliers in Asia, they also have a foreign office in Taiwan. From a worldwide distribution network spanning more than 30 countries, we offer customers a portfolio of unrivalled products for all areas of...
Pros: Great stereo surround reproduction, Ease of setup, Ingenious design, In-line volume control, Detachable microphone, Supports PC , Playstation and Xbox consoles
Cons: Lacking in bass, Not great for music playback
Sharkoon X-Tatic SX and SP Xbox 360 and PS3 Headsets Review
5 May 2011
Excerpt: 5 Flares 5 Flares × Sharkoon may not be a brand that you immediately associate with gaming headsets; they are better known for their golf ball style fans. But they have been producing headsets for a while now and currently have nine different models in their lineup.
Sharkoon’s X-Tatic SP gaming headset: One size fits all?
5 May 2011
Excerpt: Is Sharkoon’s X-Tatic SP a PS3 headset, an Xbox 360 headset, or a PC headset? The answer is ‘yes’ once, twice, and thrice. Is it, perhaps, a Wii headset as well? The answer there is: er, sort of.