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TMCNet:  HyperX Cloud Revolver S Gaming Headset with Plug-and-Play Dolby Surround Sound Now Shipping

[March 13, 2017]

HyperX Cloud Revolver S Gaming Headset with Plug-and-Play Dolby Surround Sound Now Shipping

HyperX®, a division of Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., today announced it is now shipping the HyperX Cloud RevolverTM S with plug-and-play Dolby TM 7.1 Surround Sound. HyperX has integrated Dolby Headphone TM technology into a new USB dongle that delivers immersive audio at the touch of a button. HyperX's signature memory foam and new wide headband design brings comfort for endless hours of gameplay. Designed for use by professional gamers and eSports teams globally, the premium headset also features multi-platform support, 50mm drivers and a noise-canceling microphone.

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HyperX Cloud Revolver S gaming headset is now shipping with plug and play Dolby Headphone surround s ...

HyperX Cloud Revolver S gaming headset is now shipping with plug and play Dolby Headphone surround sound. (Photo: Business Wire)

Cloud Revolver S continues the HyperX tradition of award-winning comfort and competitive audio performance, while adding Dolby Headphone surround sound realism with a new HyperX audio dongle that is included with each headset. The Dolby Headphone 7.1 channel surround sound environment provides an immersive gaming experience - putting gamers right in the middle of the action for gameplay advantage. In addition to Dolby surround sound, there are three additional sound profiles: bass, flat response and chat profiles.

"The HyperX Cloud Revolver S is incredibly comfortable," said Gordon Hayward, All-Star basketball player and gamer. "And the plug-and-play Dolby surround sound is amazing."

The Cloud Revolver S sound stage features unique design driver technology that allows gamers to visualize sounds placed around them at different angles and distances. With three additional pre-set equalizer settings: bass boost, flat and vocals, each gamer can choose their favorite setting. Gamers will gain a competitive edge in FPS and 3D environment games by hearing opponent locations more clearly and accurately than previously attainable.

"The HyperX Cloud Revolver S headset is our best gaming headset yet - simply plug it in and one click later Dolby quality surround sound is on," said Tyler Needles, audio business manager, HyperX. "Combining the perfect balance of audio performance and comfort, Cloud Revolver S will immerse listeners in a cinema quality audio experience."

More about the HyperX Revolver S Gaming Headset

The Cloud Revolver S is designed to provide a premium gaming experience; additional features include:

  • Dolby Surround Sound - New USB audio dongle for plug-and-play surround sound and built-in high quality sound card
  • Developed by Gamers - Three Pre-set Equalizer Settings, independent volume and microphone mute buttons, and backlit LED to quickly check active modes
  • New Design - Wider headband, matte black finish and HyperX Signature Memory Phone (News - Alert)
  • Premium Performance - No software or separate audio box required, unlike competing headsets


Additional HyperX Revolver S Specifications:

Headphone

Driver: Dynamic, 50mm with neodymium magnets

Type: Circumaural, Closed back

Frequency response: 12Hz-28,000 Hz

Impedance: 30 O

Sound pressure level: 100.5dBSPL/mW at 1kHz

T.H.D.: < 2%

Input power: Rated 30mW, Maximum 500mW

Weight: 360g
Weight with mic: 376g

Cable length:

Headset: 1m
Audio Control Box: 2.2m
PC extension cable: 2m
Connection Type:
Headset: 3.5mm plug (4 pole)
Audio Control Box: USB
PC extension cable: 3.5mm stereo and mic plugs

Microphone

Element: Electret condenser microphone

Polar pattern: Bi-directional, Noise-canceling

Frequency response: 50Hz-18,000 Hz
Sensitivity: -44dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz)

Availability and Support

The Cloud Revolver S (MSRP $149.99US) will be available March 13, 2017 through HyperX's network of retail and e-tail outlets. Cloud Revolver S includes a two-year limited warranty and HyperX's industry-leading customer service and support. The Cloud Revolver S was recently shown at the PAX East gaming show in Boston, MA.

About HyperX

HyperX is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology encompassing high-speed DDR4 and DDR3 memory, SSDs, USB Flash drives, headsets, keyboards and mouse pads. Developed for gamers, overclockers and enthusiasts, HyperX is known throughout the world for quality, performance and innovation. HyperX is committed to eSports as it sponsors over 30 teams globally and is the main sponsor of Intel Extreme Masters. HyperX can be found at shows across the globe including Brasil Game Show, China Joy, DreamHack, ESL One and PAX. HyperX recently received the iF Design Award 2017 for the HyperX Stinger gaming headset. For more information visit the HyperX home page.

HyperX® is a division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world's largest independent memory manufacturer. Established in 2002, HyperX is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For more information, please call 800-337-8410 or visit www.hyperxgaming.com or connect with HyperX on social channels including: YouTube (News - Alert): http://www.youtube.com/hyperx; Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/hyperxcommunity; Twitter (News - Alert): http://twitter.com/hyperx; Instagram: https://instagram.com/hyperx/; LinkedIn (News - Alert): https://www.linkedin.com/company/hyperx

Editor's Note: For additional information, evaluation units or executive interviews, please contact Mark Tekunoff, Kingston Technology Company, Inc. 17600 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA (News - Alert) USA 92708, 714-438-2791(Voice). Press images can be found in Kingston's press room here.

Kingston, the Kingston logo and HyperX are registered trademarks of Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks may be the property of their respective titleholders.


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