Razer continues to expand its catalog of gaming-focused headphones and has just launched the Barracuda X, a circumaural-type model that promises wireless connectivity with its own protocol and which will be used on PC, Mac, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch. and Android. Phone (s.

With an exterior design of large pavilions united by a wide band more elegant than usual in this type of sound device for gamers, the device embeds Razer TriForce speakers of 40 mm in diameter capable of offering a response in frequency between 20 Hz and 20 kHz on an impedance of 32 ohms and with a sensitivity of 96 dB.

In addition, the manufacturer has paid special attention to the design of the microphone, which is essential to be able to speak while we play and that in this model it is of the removable type and with a cardioid radiation pattern with the capacity to capture sounds of 100 Hz to 10 kHz and with passive isolation for sounds not coming from the front, to avoid the entry of unwanted noise that aggravates the capture of the user’s voice.

The headset connects to computers, consoles and mobiles via a USB-C port without having to install any drivers. If we don’t have one of these ports, a USB-C to USB-A adapter is included in the box along with the typical 3.5mm jack cable for analog stereo connections and another over 4 pole for compatible cell phones.

In addition, we have the possibility of a wireless connection via a USB-C adapter that we have to plug directly into the PC or the console and that allows us to start sending the sound to the headphones without having to go around. devices such as Bluetooth, offering, according to the manufacturer, a battery life of up to 20 hours and low latency.

As for the controls, the classic ones for raising and lowering the volume and an additional one for turning off the microphone have been integrated into the canopy cup.

Pricing and availability

The Razer Barracuda X headphones are already on sale on the manufacturer’s website for a maximum recommended price of 99.99 euros.

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