Friday, January 6th 2012

Turtle Beach Announces New Gaming Headsets and Lifestyle Headphones

Turtle Beach, the market leading pioneers of the console gaming headset category, today announced their line of new products being unveiled at the International Consumer Electronics Show this year. Cutting-edge technologies being introduced in these products range from new interference-reducing dual-band 2.4/5 GHz Wi-Fi RF wireless tech, customizable Dolby Surround Sound speaker angles and a new line of mobile lifestyle headsets designed for gamers on the go. All newly announced Turtle Beach products will be available for demonstration along with the full product assortment, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall 1 – Booth #21327, during the International Consumer Electronics Show from January 10 to 13, 2012.
2012's product lineup follows another banner year in 2011 for the company; based on NPD data Turtle Beach is the number one gaming headsets/headphones company and the number one overall for third party console video gaming accessories based on dollar volume. Numerous awards and accolades were collected for its many new products in 2011 and the company is poised to deliver more "firsts" in 2012.

In addition to the products listed below, Turtle Beach and Spike TV will be hosting an exclusive new product reveal only available on the Spike TV "CES ALL ACCESS LIVE" show airing on Tuesday, January 10. Tune into "CES ALL ACCESS LIVE" during the 11:00 AM hour (PDT) to see the world exclusive reveal of the latest unannounced Turtle Beach product. Visit this page for more information about "CES ALL ACCESS LIVE", or check with your local cable provider to catch this year's biggest announcement in the gaming headset category.

New Console and PC Lineup
Ear Force X42 Wireless Dolby Surround Sound Xbox 360 Headset
Ear Force X32 Wireless Stereo Xbox 360 Headset
  • Replacements for the very popular Ear Force X31 and Ear Force X41 models, these headsets include new 2.4/5GHz dual-band Wi-Fi technology that actively navigates the wireless landscape in your home or office and finds the open bandwidth to eliminate interference with 2.4GHz wireless devices and LANs. With massive 50mm drivers, the X32/X42 headsets will not only outperform their predecessors, they represent the ultimate blend of value and wireless performance for Xbox gamers.
  • Ear Force X32 MSRP: USD $99.95; Ear Force X42 MSRP: USD $159.95
  • Availability TBA
Ear Force DSS 2 Surround Sound Processor for Stereo Headsets
  • The latest iteration of Turtle Beach's award winning Dolby Surround Sound Processor (DSS), this updated model revolutionizes the surround sound experience with six variable speaker configurations, offering custom tuned angles to optimize the surround sound effect for any listener.
  • DSS2 is sold alone, or bundled as part of several new Turtle Beach surround sound wired headset models, also debuting at CES.
  • The Ear Force DSS2 is available now on the Turtle Beach website for USD $79.95
Ear Force Z11 Wired Stereo PC Gaming Headset
  • The latest addition to the Ear Force PC headset lineup, the Z11 brings an affordable, high-quality stereo experience to PC gamers, with acoustically angled 50mm drivers for rich audio and crystal clear communication.
  • MSRP: USD $39.95
  • Availability TBA
M-Series Mobile Lifestyle Headsets
Building on the success of their console and PC gaming product lines, Turtle Beach is introducing three new headsets designed specifically for gamers on the go. The M5 and M3 headsets, along with the M1 Earbuds, are engineered to deliver the same legendary audio quality found in all Turtle Beach gaming headsets, while providing compatibility with a broad range of smart phones, tablets and mobile gaming devices.

Ear Force M5: Mobile Gaming Headset
  • The M5 mobile gaming headset features high-fidelity 40mm audio drivers and full-sized, noise-isolating ear cups with breathable mesh cushions for enhanced comfort. The M5 delivers premium audio quality for gaming or listening to music. Features an in-line mic with call control in a sleek, compact design for hands-free calling and crystal clear communication.
  • MSRP: USD $49.95
  • Availability TBA
Ear Force M3: Mobile Gaming Headset
  • Designed for optimum portability, the M3 features a compact, fold-flat design for easy storage, while its comfortable noise-isolating ear cups and 40mm drivers deliver extreme comfort and high-fidelity audio. The M3 also includes an in-line mic for hands-free calling and online communication.
  • MSRP: USD $39.95
  • Availability TBA
Ear Force M1: Mobile Gaming Earbuds with In-line Mic
  • These noise-isolating earbuds are specially-designed for enhanced stability and comfort with an around-the-ear fit. They feature high-performance 10mm drivers with neodymium magnets that deliver a dynamic audio range with deep bass response and superior sound quality. The M1 also includes a sleek in-line mic and durable tangle-free braided cable.
  • MSRP: USD $59.95
  • Availability TBA
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2 Comments on Turtle Beach Announces New Gaming Headsets and Lifestyle Headphones

Isn't this company owned by EVGA?
Just i remember something like that.
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I guess a worthwhile real surround sound headphone will never be made.

So much for all this technology :mad:

I had a set in 2004 that's still better than this crap that's made today.
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