Dec 26, 2014 Written by: MarshallR

ASUS Announces Strix 2.0 Multi-Platform Gaming Headset

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Following the recent Strix 7.1, and Strix DSP in October, the family has a new member: the Strix 2.0. Key features includes two, huge 60 mm neodymium-magnet drivers that deliver immersive audio for gamers, cross-platform flexibility with support for PC, Mac, PlayStation 4, smartphones, and tablets and a dual-microphone design that includes a detachable boom mic and an inline microphone, to best match convenience and performance to your listening environment.

On its cross-platform compatibility, the Strix 2.0 comes with the usual, separate headphone and mic 3.5mm plugs for PCs and Macs, then simply plug these into the included Y-adapter that converts these into a native four-pole 3.5mm audio/mic combined connector and a 1.5m extension cable, which allows the headset to be used with smartphones, tablets, and PlayStation 4 gaming consoles.

See the full details in the press release below the pics.

Specifications

  • Connectors:
    • 3.5mm combined audio connector for mobile devices
    • 3.5mm audio/mic splitter cable for PC/Mac
  •  Speakers:
    • 60mm diameter 
    • Neodymium magnet drivers
    • Impedance 32-ohms
    • Frequency response 20Hz–20kHz
    • Sensitivity 98dB SPL
  • Weight 320g (without cable)
  • Cable Braided-fiber cable 1.5m
  • Microphone
    • Type: Detachable
    • Pick-up pattern: Unidirectional
    • Frequency response 50Hz–16kHz
    • Sensitivity -40 ± 3dB

ASUS Strix 2.0 multi-platform gaming headset

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Press Release

ASUS Announces Strix 2.0 Multi-Platform Gaming Headset

Taipei, Taiwan (24th December, 2014) — ASUS today announced Strix 2.0 Multi-Platform Gaming Headset, a new stereo gaming headset compatible with PC, Mac, PlayStation® 4, smartphones, and tablets. Strix 2.0 features large, 60 mm drivers that deliver deep bass for impactful, immersive game audio and music listening, as well as a dual-microphone design with a detachable boom mic for clear in-game chat and an in-line mic for convenient on-the-go use.

Strix 2.0 is travel friendly, with its easily removable microphone boom and a foldable design that allows the ear cups to lay flat for packing and bringing to a LAN party or tournament.

Taken from the ancient Roman and Greek work for owl, Strix is the name for the stunning new ASUS gaming-gear series. Strix means the keenest hearing and sharpest eyesight, and the ability to feel the environment, enabling the player to detect and react to even the slightest movement. Strix means survival on the very edge of instinct. Strix is in gamers' blood, just as it is in ours.

 

Thunderous 60mm neodymium-magnet drivers

Strix 2.0 features large, 60mm neodymium-magnet drivers to deliver incredible audio with accurate sound positioning, deep bass, and a wide frequency range. Strix 2.0's accurate sound positioning provides gamers a more immersive gaming experience and increased awareness of their in-game environment. By being able to hear every gunshot and footstep clearly, gamers can pinpoint their opponents' actions and locations to gain a competitive edge.

The deep bass from Strix 2.0 adds an extra dimension to audio, delivering everything from explosions to soundtracks with incredible impact. Strix 2.0 makes the wider sound range sound great too, reproducing mid- and high-range audio in crystal clarity and with extremely low distortion.

 

Cross-platform flexibility

Strix 2.0 is designed to work with PCs, Macs, PlayStation 4, as well as smartphones and tablets for a convenient, simple, and worry-free audio experience. Strix 2.0 comes with a Y-adapter and a 1.5m extension cable with separate headphone and mic plugs for compatibility with both PCs and Macs. Additionally, the included native four-pole 3.5mm audio/mic combined connector enables Strix 2.0 to be used with smartphones, tablets, and PlayStation 4 gaming consoles.

 

Travel-friendly dual-microphone design

Strix 2.0 features a dual-microphone design that provides convenient flexibility for at home or on-the-go use. The detachable boom mic is perfect for in-game communication, ensuring clear and audible voice chats. The microphone boom detaches easily for travel and storage, and the convenient in-line mic is perfect for chatting on the go.

Strix 2.0 has a travel-friendly foldable design that allows the ear cups to lay flat, ideal for packing and bringing to a LAN party or tournament. The detachable microphone boom is easily removable for travel and storage.

ASUS Strix Series portal: http://www.asus.com/STRIX/

Strix 2.0 product page: http:// www.asus.com/Gaming/STRIX_20 

ASUS Strix 2.0 Multi-Platform Gaming Headset SPECIFICATIONS [1]

Headphones

 

Connector

  • 5mm combined audio connector for mobile devices
  • 5mm audio/mic splitter cable for PC/Mac

Speaker driver dimensions

Diameter: 60mm

Driver material

Neodymium magnet

Impedance

32-ohms

Frequency response

20Hz–20kHz

Sensitivity

98dB SPL

Weight

320g (without cable)

Cable

Braided-fiber cable 1.5m

Microphone

 

Type

Detachable

Pick-up pattern

Unidirectional

Frequency response

50Hz–16kHz

Sensitivity

-40 ± 3dB

 

[1]   Specifications, content and product availability are all subject to change without notice and may differ from country to country. Actual performance may vary depending on applications, usage, environment and other factors.

Full specifications are available at www.asus.com

 

 

 

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About ASUS

ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets and smartphones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,256 awards in 2013 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PC™. ASUS has more than 13,600 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 4,500 engineers. Company revenue for 2013 was approximately US$14 billion.

 

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