SteelSeries - Arctis Pro + GameDAC Wired Virtual Surround Sound Gaming Headset for Mac, Windows and PlayStation 4 - Black

< /br>Experience high-quality audio with this Arctis Pro + GameDAC gaming headset system. An Arctis ClearCast microphone delivers background cancellation and voice clarity for use with multiplayer co-op games, while the ski goggle suspension headband allows for a comfortable fit. With premium Hi-Res speakers and a dedicated DAC and headphone amp, this Arctis Pro + GameDAC gaming headset system offers dynamic sound quality through your desktop or laptop.
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Model: 61453 SKU: 6211702 UPC: 813682022334
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Reg. Price: $249.99
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1.0Huge Disappointment for the hefty price tag
I was looking for a nice gaming headset to play World of Warcraft with, but also to be able to listen to music and movies and have them sound decent, especially if I was spending 250 dollars. I had a Cloud Hyper X already for about 50 dollars, and it was good, but I was looking for a nice upgrade. I heard a lot of good things about this one so I went and picked it up. Pulled it out of the box and I was super excited because of the cool little gamer dac to adjust sounds and thought they fit really well. From there, my excitement and impression of these all went downhill after hearing sounds come out of them. First of all, they're incredibly quiet. I ended up going to their website and it said they have to put on a decibel restriction to comply with laws, but you can make them louder by going in and adjusting the decibel level. Complying with laws, I get it, but even after turning the gamer dac up as high as it would go, turning up the volume on my computer and on the Netflix controls as high as they all would go, it was still way too quiet. Since I had Netflix up I tested that first to see if it would suit all my needs. I had the live-action Beauty and the Beast on and my word, did it sound incredibly awful. It sounded tinny, absolutely no bass, and the sound was not even that clear, especially not audiophile quality as with some of the other reviews said. At this point I was just like, okay, movies don't sound great, but this is a gaming headset, so let me open up World of Warcraft and see what I can do with them. The loading screen music also sounded terrible just as Netflix had been, and still quiet even after turning up the settings on WoW all the way to max, and just playing with all the sound settings on there. I logged in and the sounds still sounded just, bad, as if this was a 20 dollar headset. I played with the equalizer on the gamer dac too, just to make sure I couldn't adjust it to make it sound any better. I turned the bass all the way up, too, and it was still just tin and basically non-existent. Lastly, attempted to listen to Spotify to cover all my bases, and still the same impression as with everything else I had listened to. No bass, too quiet, ok sound quality. Definitely not worth the price tag, put my Clouds back on and they sounded so much better.

Posted by: from BestBuy on 09/07/2018 19:27:27
Better than I expected!!!
Coming from a person that has used Astro a40 TR for 2 years, this headset is a great replacement. I wouldn’t say that these are better but I love the fit and how you can customize the sound whenever you want without opening up a software. Lots of cool settings from sounds to the cool RGB lighting. I’m a person that loves the lights so making your own color scheme had me sold on this product. It’s a must have if you have the funds for sure.

Posted by: from BestBuy on 09/07/2018 17:18:46
Great sound quality
They’re great the only downside is the cord length.

Posted by: from BestBuy on 09/03/2018 20:03:15
Not Great
So, I'm surprised at the number of glowing reviews for this headset. I know how an individual perceives sound is different person to person, but this headset, it really isn't that great. The highs and mids seemed incredibly muddled, and at the same time too trebly. Bass was whatever, it is a closed back after all. Being a closed back the soundscape was terrible so it's hard to tell where sounds are coming from. And talk about unconformable. If you have a bigger head you're not gonna like these. They squeeze the crap out of you, and barely covered my ears even all the way down. The HQ audio? A gimmick . Seriously, why bother with an audiophile grade feature, with a headset that barely performs? I traded these in for the Astro A40s in one day. That's how badly I disliked them. Thankfully, the A40s blow these cans out of the water in (almost) every way imaginable. The Steelseries do have a better pickup on their mic, but that's it.

Posted by: from BestBuy on 08/31/2018 15:41:35
Amazing sound quality.
I’ve owned nearly every “audiophile” headset on the market and these are The Best headphones for pc gaming currently on the market... hands down! I couldn’t give 5 stars due to the lack adjustment for larger head sizes.

Posted by: from BestBuy on 08/29/2018 15:47:47
Great headset
It’s great for me! I’ve been using Astro for a longtime and wanted to try something different. And wasn’t I happy with this purchase

Posted by: from BestBuy on 08/25/2018 10:00:02
Great headphones overall
I needed a new set of headphones and these have really performed well for me. Great sound and great for gaming.

Posted by: from BestBuy on 08/18/2018 20:57:36
Uncomfortable and overpriced
I have long been a fan of Steelseries and have have several of their headsets. Unfortunately the clamping force of these headphones is way too much even for my average sized head. It gave me a headache after even just 5 minutes of use. There is virtually no adjustment as the suspension band only has a small patch of Velcro and even when trying to use tape to give it more play it still puts too much pressure on your head and ears. The sound was similar to that of my Steelseries 5H V2’s but with a bit more bass and maybe a tiny bit more clarity in the highs. It felt like a small upgrade for way too much money. I had some issues with the DAC and didn’t find it very useful. I don’t have a console as I only Game on PC, and someone may find more use and less issues with it if using it with their console. Trying to get game sounds and Discord working simultaneously in Win7 was futile. When getting both sounds to output so that the dial would adjust the volume between the two, the microphone would not work. When getting the microphone to work, you would lose one of the outputs. I spend 2 whole days adjusting every possible setting, even attempting to create virtual cables in Voicemeter Banana, and I still couldn’t get it to function as intended. Also, the surround sound option made all the sounds incredibly tinny. I really wanted to like this product as it had durable build quality and looks good, but I ended up not actually liking anything about it. At the end of the day, the high price makes it even less desirable. I ended up getting a non-gaming headset with far superior soundstage and positional audio for PUBG and it cost me less than half even after separately adding a high quality microphone.

Posted by: from BestBuy on 08/18/2018 17:23:27
Awesome headphones !
Very comfortable and the sound quality is great. They're more durable than others that I have had. Really glad I bought them.

Posted by: from BestBuy on 08/12/2018 15:48:29
Awesome Headset
The quality & sound is amazing. I love how I could adjust the sound. The reason I gave it a 4 star was because simply it isn’t made for big heads I had to take the strap off to use it. 2nd con is the cable provided it just wasn’t long enough you won’t be able to seat very far from the GameDac it’s maybe 3ft long.

Product Overview
GameDAC – dedicated DAC and headphone amp for gaming

Gaming's first certified Hi-Res audio system with 96kHz/24-bit audio support

Audiophile-grade ESS Sabre DAC and amp

Industry-leading 40,000 Hz capable Hi-Res speaker drivers

Lightweight aluminum alloy and steel construction

ClearCast, the best microphone in gaming

Exclusive ski goggle headband

AirWeave performance-fabric ear cushions

DTS Headphone:X v2.0 surround sound

Prism RGB illumination

Compatible with PC or Mac and PlayStation 4

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Warranty Terms - Parts1 Year
Warranty Terms - Labor1 Year
Product Height500
Product Width398
Sound IsolatingYes
Color CategoryBlack
Built-In MicrophoneYes
Minimum Frequency Response10 hertz
Manufacturer's Warranty - Labor1 Year
Sound ModeSimulated Surround
Manufacturer's Warranty - Parts1 Year
Compatible Platform(s)Mac
Model Number61453
Headphone FitOver-the-Ear
Additional Accessories IncludedTransmitter
Connector Size1/8 in. (3.5mm)
Maximum Frequency Response40 kilohertz
Noise CancelingYes
Product NameArctis Pro + GameDAC Wired Virtual Surround Sound Gaming Headset for Mac, Windows and PlayStation 4
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