Psyko Audio Labs Release 5.1 Directional Audio Headphone

"Psyko Audio Labs Unleashes a Quantum Leap in Surround Sound Headphone Design"

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Psyko Audio Labs Unleashes a Quantum Leap in Surround Sound Headphone Design OC3D Official Press Release

Psyko Audio Labs Inc., a leading innovator in PC Gaming headphone technology, got a big nod from the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show. Organizers awarded the Psyko 5.1 Directional Audio Headphone the CES 2009 Best of Innovations Design and Engineering for the headphone category.

“It’s been decades since there was any innovation to headphones’ core technology of simply placing a speaker at each ear” remarks James Hildebrandt, CEO of Psyko Audio Labs. “Essentially, all other headphone designs deliver left sounds into your left ear and right sounds into your right ear. We offer a fundamental break from this limiting paradigm. We accurately position each speaker in the headphone bridge and then, using our patent pending Psyko Waveguide Technology, we deliver every sound to both ears, with the correct timing, volume variations, and front and back flow directions found in a natural 3D sound field.“

Psyko 5.1 gaming headphonesConsidered a revolution in headphone technology, Psyko 5.1 Surround Sound Headphones offer gamers an experience that transcends normal surround sound. They deliver the equivalent of “A Perfect Room”, to give you the best audio experience. The perfect room is the highest goal for headphones or room systems.

A perfect room is quite difficult to setup in real life; requiring perfect speaker placement, as well as sound absorbing and defusing surfaces to control things like echoes and dead zones common to most room setups. Even then, the resulting sweet spot is small. Psyko 5.1 headphones are acoustically accurate, placing a gamer right in the audio sweet spot where everything sounds perfectly tuned.

Psyko 5.1’s Directional Audio unique Features and Benefits include…

PsykoWave Technology – Psyko 5.1 gaming headphones work the same way a 5.1 room system does. Every sound is delivered to both ears with the correct direction, timing and volume difference between each ear. The headphone bridge houses 5 audio drivers (front left, center and right) and (rear left and right) with a subwoofer in each ear cup. Sounds from each driver carry throughout the PyskoWave guides to pass over the front and back of both ears, giving users natural, not simulated, surround sound.

Simple and Accurate - Another significant advantage to gamers is the simplicity and accuracy of speaker setup. Rather than the normal compromises in speaker positioning typical to 5.1 room systems, all our speakers are in exactly the right spot automatically. You literally just put them on and you are in the optimal “sweet spot” of the 5.1 surround sound experience. Gamers will likely hear directional sound more accurately wearing the Psyko 5.1 headphones than they will with their 5.1 room system.

Optimal Comfort– Psyko 5.1 gives the user control to either block outside sounds, or open the ear cup to vent their ears for cooling and to hear conversation in the room during game play. The headset is fully adjustable and provides maximum cushioning using fabric rather than faux leather or vinyl which gets slippery and itchy with sweat. Marathon gaming sessions have never been so comfortable.

Personalization – An amplifier lets gamers customize volume and bass levels.

Want to know more about the Psyko 5.1 gaming headphones, then head here

Psyko 5.1 will be available for $299.99 in early 2009 and will be compatible with both PCs and Macs.

Will $299.00 for a set of headphones make you a better gamer? Discuss in our forum
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31-12-2008, 09:28:39

Medium Dave
I have 2x512 in there at the moment, which I shall have to get rid of as the machine will only recognise 2gb. I did try it with 1x2gb + 1x1gb, on the offchance, and it still only picked up 2gb....

31-12-2008, 09:30:03

i'd go for 2x1gb too.

31-12-2008, 09:53:45

If the 2x512MB are fairly similar to the 2x1GB you have in mind, do a dual dual-channel setup, 3GB total.

31-12-2008, 10:10:36

He can't, the laptop only recognises 2GB

31-12-2008, 10:38:34

and more than likely had only 2 slots.

31-12-2008, 10:46:49

If your motherboard only accepts 2GB total, are you sure it can handle more than 1GB in a single slot? I think it's limited to 1GB/slot and then 2 slots.

I'd go for the crucial 2x1 for 16 quid as it's the cheapest and fastest (dualchannel) option.

31-12-2008, 11:20:13


My question is - would I be better off with 2x1gb, or 1x2gb? I suspect the dual-channelly goodness of 2x1gb would be preferaable, but there seems to be some suggestion that a single stick is more efficient.

Dave, where'd the suggestion come from ?

31-12-2008, 11:23:39

Medium Dave
I think it was Yahoo! Answers, and I don't tend to set much stock by that. Still, worth checking with people that will know...

The laptop will take 2gb max, has 2 slots, and is fine with having a 2gb stick in one of the slots.

I think I shall go for the crucial 2x1gb kit, as that seems to be the concensus...


31-12-2008, 11:40:10

Yeah it's the right way to go. I'm guessing the laptop has a 32bit Celeron or similar.

Be a good idea to check the speed of the ram ur buying too. I've updated a HP laptop for some people and the specs of the laptop mentioned a PC2700 or so speed for the memory - and being as it was so cheap I just bought PC3200. But if the opposite is the case, putting PC2700 in a PC3200 capable laptop would work but be - well just a silly waste seeing as it's so cheap atm.

15-01-2009, 19:09:34

I'd think 2x1GB would be better too, although you could live with 1x2GB. I think its really up to your preference.

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