Sharkoon XTATIC Headset Review

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Sharkoon XTATIC Headset Review

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The XTATIC comes in nice bold packaging with a clear panel enabling you to get a look at the headsets without opening the box, and there is a Velcro front flap that also contains a bullet-point feature list. The reverse is fairly compact thanks to the multiple languages covered as befits a product for the European market.

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Both SX and SP come with a box containing the cables necessary to connect the XTATIC to the consoles. Similar to the SteelSeries 5XB we reviewed earlier the connection method entails some pass-through cables between the console and the TV. Both come with the controller cable for the 360 Pad which then connects to the inline remote.

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The microphone for each is detachable to help with transportation, and also should you want to use them purely as a set of headphones.

Both the SX and SP have logos printed on the well padded headband. The SX in particular follows the colour scheme of it's relevant console well.

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Design-wise both the SX and SP are identical with a snug fit on the head and great levels of padding on both the headband and ears.

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26-04-2011, 05:50:55

tinytomlogan
With more and more gamers having consoles alongside their PC, the need for an all-rounder headset is increased. Sharkoon's XTATIC might just fit the bill.



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26-04-2011, 06:49:27

dugdiamond
the black looks sexy

26-04-2011, 15:00:18

MrMightyMind
I've got a Sharkoon Rush Headset and Rush Gaming Mouse. I have to say for the money they cost me, they are superb bits of kit. Pity I know nothing about Sharkoon as a company, but will happily look at their products in the future.

05-05-2011, 19:33:40

Captain Caveman
well, unfortunately they're only stereo. If were making the argument of a multipurpose headset for listening to music and gaming on the PC and console the boring old stereo wont do it for gaming enthusiasts. I use Triton AXpro 5.1 surround. My only complaint is that the ear cups are too small in diameter and depth for extended use
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