The Razer Kraken Ultimate Released - THX and Discord Certified
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The Razer Kraken Ultimate Released – THX and Discord Certified

Razer this week has introduced the Razer Kraken Ultimate. A THX Spatial Audio competitive gaming headset, calming pinpoint positional accuracy greater than 7.1 surround sound.

The Razer Kraken Ultimate features 50mm drivers that are custom-tuned to produce a more natural sound curve giving a more realistic and immersive soundscape. Paired with an active noise canceling microphone.

Razer has detailed “The Razer Kraken Ultimate comes equipped with THX® Spatial Audio technology – an advanced positional audio solution that delivers pinpoint accuracy and greater than 7.1 surround sound.” This creates a “360-degree sphere allows for better awareness and heightened immersion during competitive gameplay, allowing you to locate sneaking enemies, avoid whizzing bullets, and detect nearby threats before anyone else.”

The Razer Kraken Ultimate Released - THX and Discord Certified

The custom-tuned 50mm drivers pack, powerful, detailed, super-clear sound and punchy base. Tuned to capture as much game detail as possible. The Kraken Ultimate get a new Discord-certified, active noise canceling microphone that limits background noise to make sure @jimmy-lindsay can hear every bit of abuse sent his way.

Speaking of @jimmy-lindsay, where excessive sweating is an everyday struggle… The Kraken Ultimate, feature Razer’s cooling gel-infused ear cushions, that reduce heat build-up and also contain hidden eyewear channels for gamers sporting corrective or blue-light glasses.

“We have built the Kraken Ultimate to address the needs of gaming audio at its roots,” said Alvin Cheung, Senior Vice President of Razer’s Peripherals business unit. “Powered by THX Spatial Audio, its custom-tuned drivers deliver superior sound, housed in signature Kraken comfort. Combined with an active noise canceling microphone for crystal-clear team comms, this headset has the winning edge that gamers are looking for.”

The Razer Kraken Ultimate Released - THX and Discord Certified

ABOUT THE RAZER KRAKEN ULTIMATE SPECS

Headphones

  • Frequency response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz
  • Impedance: 32 Ω @ 1 kHz
  • Sensitivity (@1 kHz): 112 dB
  • Input power: 30 mW (Max)
  • Drivers: 50 mm, with Neodymium magnets
  • Inner ear cup diameter: 65 mm / 2.6 in.
  • Connection type: USB Digital
  • Cable length: 2.0 m / 6.56 ft.
  • Approx. weight: 390 g / 0.86 lbs
  • Oval ear cushions: Designed for full-ear coverage with cooling gel,
    for sound isolation and comfort, now with Razer Chroma RGB underglow lighting

Microphone

  • Frequency response: 100 Hz – 10 kHz
  • Signal-to-noise ratio: > 60 dB
  • Sensitivity (@1 kHz): -38 ± 3 dB
  • Pick-up pattern: Unidirectional ECM boom
  • Click-to-Mute Function

On-earcup control

  • Analog volume control wheel
  • THX Spatial Audio on/off toggle

Audio Usage

  • Devices with USB Connector
  • Audio + microphone usage: Devices with USB Connector

Check out all the details on The Razer Kraken Ultimate over at Razer.com

Written by Chris Carew

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