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    Well I just installed firmware 0034 and it is really better, better bass more power and the positioning doesn't seem to be affected in the slightest.

    Honestly, this firmware is the way to go in my opinion, or at least it is the one that seems most complete to me at the moment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Javisoft View Post
    Well I just installed firmware 0034 and it is really better, better bass more power and the positioning doesn't seem to be affected in the slightest.

    Honestly, this firmware is the way to go in my opinion, or at least it is the one that seems most complete to me at the moment.
    è un bel dilemma, lo 0034 è più forte, lo 0039 ha un migliore posizionamento e come qualità è leggermente migliore

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    0039 is slightly louder than 0038. Feel safe is choosing the firmware that you prefer, the only difference is optimised volume level for the front channels. This can be subjective and dependant on the content played, of course you could opt to make adjustments to individual channels via Armoury Crate.

    Quote Originally Posted by iadda320 View Post
    lo 0039 ancora lo devo istallare e sono fermo con lo 0034. lo 0038 l ho provato ma abbassava il volume del 50% quindi ho fatto reso e dopo aver ricevuto le nuove cuffie non ho più aggiornato. grazie per aver messo online il firmware 0034, a questo punto mi consigli di istallare lo 0039?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MasterC@ASUS View Post
    Generally, surround channels do not have a strong presence unless intended - you're not suppose to hear those channels all the time. Those with a full home theatre will be accustomed to this when watching blockbuster movies. Firmware 0034 simulates that experience more than 0038 and 0039.

    Some gamers who buy the Theta 7.1 may try them on and expect surround sound channels to be loud all the time and complain about the lack of surround effects. Firmware 0038 and 0039 lower the volume of the front channels for more presence in the surround channels, so the Theta is tuned to be a better gaming headset that appeals to more people. Of course, all this depends on the content and game you're playing.

    These two versions are tuned more for games rather than movies. I have tested version 0039 personally and can honestly say they are very loud at max volume (0039 is slightly louder than 0038). If you really want to, you can still revert to 0034.

    Link for 0034:
    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1qc...EnZmKp6mhBlHmz

    Out of curiosity, what kind of content or games do you find the sound too soft??
    I'm completly agree, 0034 is better for gaming and movies. Bass is much much better.

    Thanks for link

    Last time that I buy Asus pheripherials.

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    Theta is best with fw 0034

    Quote Originally Posted by MasterC@ASUS View Post
    Generally, surround channels do not have a strong presence unless intended - you're not suppose to hear those channels all the time. Those with a full home theatre will be accustomed to this when watching blockbuster movies. Firmware 0034 simulates that experience more than 0038 and 0039.

    Some gamers who buy the Theta 7.1 may try them on and expect surround sound channels to be loud all the time and complain about the lack of surround effects. Firmware 0038 and 0039 lower the volume of the front channels for more presence in the surround channels, so the Theta is tuned to be a better gaming headset that appeals to more people. Of course, all this depends on the content and game you're playing.

    These two versions are tuned more for games rather than movies. I have tested version 0039 personally and can honestly say they are very loud at max volume (0039 is slightly louder than 0038). If you really want to, you can still revert to 0034.

    Link for 0034:
    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1qc...EnZmKp6mhBlHmz

    Out of curiosity, what kind of content or games do you find the sound too soft??
    Just here to confirm that firmware 0034 is way better than the newer versions. After installing 0034 it's the first time I hear clear separation between front and back channels.

    It looks like shifting sound to the back by reducing volume in front results in the headphone sounding like a very noisy bad stereo instead of 5.1 or 7.1

    Even with 0034 the rear channels are close to the side channels with just a small distinction. But don't get me wrong the 7.1 sound is pretty accurate even so.

    For movies 0034 is the best, actors voice is clear, not mechanical, bass is present even in the voice, something missing in later firmware versions.

    For games I have nothing to complain about depends on the game, you can always tune it to your specific needs.

    So a word of wisdom to anyone listening at asus, stay true to simulating 7.1 as best as you can from firmware, in case some people complain, add a check box in Armoury Crate something like "enhance back channels for gaming", if it's checked reduce front channel volume from software. I want my hardware to be standard 7.1 not adapted to only some users, I'm paying for 7.1 surround sound not what some people think 7.1 should sound like. Just think of making a vacuum cleaner, would you reduce it's suction power from firmware just because some people prefer a less noisy vacuum cleaner? Think not.

    For anyone who bought this headphone, stay away from Armoury Crate, the enhancements from it are actually distorting the sound, reducing dynamic range and making people talk in a different timber, bass in 0034 is good enough no need for enhancements. The windows drivers installed by default work just fine, and enhancements tab can be used to tune some settings.
    Last edited by CrHasher; 07-17-2020 at 09:10 PM.

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    everything is fine with FW>0034
    I just wish they keep updating their software with more improvments ( thats all ).
    my experience with ASUS just one year of updates then boom nothing in headset.

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