Taipei – Oct. 11, 2019 – HyperX®, a gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced the release of HyperX Cloud Orbit and Cloud Orbit S gaming headsets. Both headsets feature 100mm AudezeTM planar magnetic drivers and offer Waves NxTM 3D audio. The premium Cloud Orbit S headset includes Waves Nx head tracking technology to create a 3D audio experience while tracking head movements 1000 times a second. Gamers looking for affordable audiophile quality sound will find Cloud Orbit headsets deliver high resolution audio while gaming or listening to music. For audiophiles comparing similar headsets with planar drivers that typically cost thousands of dollars, Cloud Orbit is a premium headset that delivers audio quality audio at an attractive price.
Both the Cloud Orbit and Cloud Orbit S headsets utilize 100mm planar magnetic drivers and 3D audio technology to provide clear, realistic audio while creating an enhanced sound localization in a three-dimensional sound space. These Cloud Orbit headsets offer integrated audio controls located on the earcup to easily toggle features including HyperX custom-tuned 7.1 surround sound with a touch of a button. They also offer advanced audio customization1 to easily calibrate 3D audio settings to individual user measurements, customizable room ambience, and built-in preset EQ profiles.
“Our goal was to produce a headset that meets the standards of gamers and audiophiles alike,” said HyperX. “The HyperX Cloud Orbit headsets focus on what gamers want – comfort, audio performance, build quality, and the ability to use them on multiple platforms.”
With 3D head tracking technology, the Cloud Orbit S tracks head position and movements 1000 times a second to pin-point sound localization and accuracy. The headset also provides a gesture control feature that can be paired with the HyperX Orbit S software to map head gestures to equivalent keypresses on a keyboard. This functionality could be used as an alternative input method for gamers with limited mobility or used as an advantage by having additional head gesture inputs available.
The Cloud Orbit and Cloud Orbit S headsets feature a detachable noise cancelling mic with flexible boom and built-in pop filter, three detachable cable options2 for multi-device compatibility,3 onboard audio and mic control for quick access to 3D audio settings, EQ profiles, and volume and mic control with audible indicators to check headset settings.
HyperX Cloud Orbit and Cloud Orbit S are available for SGD 439 MSRP and SGD 485 MSRP through HyperX’s network of retail and e-tail outlets. For more information, please visit https://www.
1 Requires Audeze HQ software
2 Wired compatibility with PC, PS4™, PS4™ Pro, Xbox One™, Xbox One S™, Mac®, Mobile, Nintendo Switch™, VR, USB Type C to Type A cable for PC and PS4, 3.5mm plug (4 pole) connectivity from headset for console and mobile devices
3 Tested at 50% headphone volume
HyperX was born from Kingston Technology, the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer, with the goal of providing gamers, PC builders, and power users with high-performance components. For 16 years, the HyperX mission has been to develop gaming products for gamers – high-speed memory, solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, USB flash drives, and mouse pads – to the gaming community and beyond. The award-winning HyperX brand has carved its name atop the leaderboard by consistently delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide because it meets the most stringent product specifications and is built with best-in-class components. HyperX has shipped over 7 million headsets worldwide.
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