SteelSeries Flux Headphones Review

Introduction and Technical Specifications

SteelSeries Flux Headphones Review 

Introduction

Headphones, and indeed headsets, usually follow a design pattern with the microphone attached to the left ear-piece or, as is usually the case with SteelSeries ones, can be retracted into the ear-piece itself. However, no matter how clever the design is they are obviously a product aimed at a computer audience and so not necessarily the kind of thing you want to be seen with in public.

Judging from the insane popularity of the Beats headphones the importance of being seen in public with the right thing, coupled to the multiple colour combinations, it's clear that the on-the-ear style of headphone are making a rapid resurgence after years spent lagging behind the bud style.

All of that preamble brings us to today's review of the SteelSeries Flux.

This is a total change in design ethos, aimed squarely at the audiophiles who also want to look cool. It comes in two main colours, black and white, but has a lot of colour-changing options to ensure that you can customise it to taste.

As always with our reviews we already know how good or bad the product is by the time we come to write, and we're telling you right now to buckle up tight.

Technical Specifications

The numbers don't tell the whole story, but even so the Flux has some impressive audio response numbers and very good impedance. As with all headphones though the proof is in the comfort and the listening experience. So read on.

Headphones

  • Frequency response: 18 – 28000 Hz
  • Impedance: 29 Ohm
  • SPL@ 1kHz, 1 Vrms: 118 dB
  • Cable length: 1.2 m + 2 m = 3.2m
  • Jacks: 3.5 mm

Microphone

  • Frequency response: 50 – 16000 Hz
  • Pick up pattern: Omni-directional
  • Sensitivity: -38 dB
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Most Recent Comments

19-11-2012, 05:34:16

tinytomlogan
http://www.overclock3d.net/gfx/artic...083059318l.jpg

Today we're taking a look at a surprising set of headphones from SteelSeries, the Flux.

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19-11-2012, 05:51:48

Kyze
Im thinking of getting new headphones now..

19-11-2012, 05:54:42

rossi94
Lets see, what they made

19-11-2012, 05:57:52

mrapoc
Wow these do sound good! (excuse the pun)

I may be in the market soon, my earphones got a bit roughed up (dog jumped up and split the cable!) and I think to get proper SQ you do need headphones as opposed to earphones. Bigger drivers!

To score 10/10/10 these should be on my xmas list!

19-11-2012, 06:12:35

Gurt11
I'm silently praying my wesc's will break for the second time. Then I've got an excuse to go try these out

19-11-2012, 08:08:33

CPMFW
nice christmas present

19-11-2012, 09:11:46

Ghosthud1
go for the Audio-Technica ATH-WS55i instead.

19-11-2012, 10:22:35

B NEGATIVE
I have the SS V7's,very nice haeadphone,sound better than my 8 year old MDR-V 700's that for sure.

19-11-2012, 11:04:09

XNine
Hrmmm... methinks I just found something I'd want for Christmas...

19-11-2012, 13:05:17

dalewakelin
Dear Santa...

22-11-2012, 11:56:52

Santa-san
Yes? :-P
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