SteelSound 5H V2



Steelseries are a company that has, for a long time, been producing some of the highest quality gaming equipment available. From mousepads to keyboards, clothing to audio, steelseries have products covering them all.

Today I will be looking at one of SteelSound's (steelseries' audio division) latest gaming headsets, the SteelSound 5H V2. This headset, as the name suggests is an improvement on an already relatively successful model.

Some images taken from the SteelSeries website:

steelsound 5H


These headphones have recently undergone some development by SteelSeries:

"The new headset features improved microphone quality, a longer microphone cord, bigger (and more comfortable) ear cushions, additional frame pressure and numerous other technical design improvements."

I am interested to see how these affect our testing.



Frequency response
16 - 28.000 Hz Impedance
40 Ohm [email protected] 1kHz, 1 Vrms
110 dB Cable length
1 + 2 = 3 meters (10 feet) Connectors
3.5 mm Microphone
Frequency response
75 - 16.000 Hz Pick up pattern
Uni-directional Sensitivity
-38dB Impedance
2k Ohm

The specs look good on paper but how do they translate?
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Most Recent Comments

05-02-2007, 11:21:53


'Llwyd Jones'

Good job none the less.Quote

05-02-2007, 11:30:55

Originally Posted by name='Ham'

'Llwyd Jones'

Good job none the less.
Mefinks Jim got Llwyd's name wrong Quote

05-02-2007, 11:45:48

Originally Posted by name='Kempez'
Mefinks Jim got Llwyd's name wrong
I got it close tho. In my defence tho, I did get it right when AMD asked for it today Quote

05-02-2007, 11:55:01

Nice review Im happy with my medusas Quote

05-02-2007, 12:03:24

yeah the medusas bass is fantastic and the 5.1 is just great , before i had the medusa i had some cheap stereo but it was a great improvement , yeah the medusas are a bit heavy but i dont mine themQuote

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