Monday, March 25th 2019

HyperX Announces HyperX QuadCast Microphone for Streamers and Casters

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced the release of the HyperX QuadCast microphone for streaming and audio recording. HyperX QuadCast features a built-in anti-vibration shock mount and offers four polar pattern choices, gain control, a built-in pop filter, and a tap-to-mute feature that indicates the mute status by turning off the red LED lighting.

Capturing clear and consistent audio via USB, HyperX Quadcast offers four polar patterns: stereo, omnidirectional, cardioid, and bidirectional for flexibility in audio capture, and utilizes a built-in internal pop filter designed to reduce noise for clearer voice quality.
The QuadCast comes with a stand featuring a built-in anti-vibration shock mount, quick gain control and a 3.5mm headphone output for live mic monitoring. The QuadCast microphone offers multi-device chat program compatibility and is certified by Discord and TeamSpeak. The included mount adapter fits both 3/8" and 5/8" thread sizes and is compatible with most stands and boom arms. The QuadCast microphone is designed to meet the exacting demands of PC, PlayStation 4, and Mac for professional or aspiring streamers.

"Over the years, HyperX has become synonymous with gaming. Our continued efforts have created a range of high-performing peripherals for gamers," said Tyler Needles, global audio business manager, HyperX. "With the introduction of the HyperX QuadCast microphone, our team is showing its continued dedication to gamers, streamers and casters alike."

Availability
The HyperX QuadCast microphone is now available for $139.99 MSRP through HyperX's network of retail and e-tail outlets.

HyperX QuadCast Specifications:

Microphone
  • Power consumption: 5V 125mA
  • Sample/bit rate: 48kHz/16-bit
  • Element: Electret condenser microphone
  • Condenser type: Three 14mm condensers
  • Polar patterns: Stereo, Omnidirectional, Cardioid, Bidirectional
  • Frequency response: 20Hz - 20kHz
  • Sensitivity: -36dB (1V/Pa at 1kHz)
  • Cable length: 3m
  • Weight:
    o Microphone: 254g
    o Shock mount and stand: 364g
    o Total with USB cable: 710g
Headphone Output
  • Impedance: 32 Ω
  • Frequency response: 20Hz - 20kHz
  • Maximum power output: 7mW
  • THD: ≤ 0.05% (1kHz/0dBFS)
  • SNR: ≥ 90dB (1kHZ, RL=∞)
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4 Comments on HyperX Announces HyperX QuadCast Microphone for Streamers and Casters

#1
Andromos
No XLR, and if you are going to use USB to 3.5mm then why not USB C instead of Micro USB.
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Sp33d Junki3
Andromos said:
No XLR, and if you are going to use USB to 3.5mm then why not USB C instead of Micro USB.
This type of mic is not for XLR, which will require more components. It's design is for quick easy use.
Not going USB to 3.5mm, its for monitoring only.
No need for USB C.
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#3
TheLostSwede
Andromos said:
No XLR, and if you are going to use USB to 3.5mm then why not USB C instead of Micro USB.
Micro USB connector price: 20 cents
USB-C connector price: $1.20
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#4
Andromos
Sp33d Junki3 said:
This type of mic is not for XLR, which will require more components. It's design is for quick easy use.
Not going USB to 3.5mm, its for monitoring only.
No need for USB C.
Yeah I get it, it's a different use case. But disappointing to me still.
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