Sennheiser goes for gold with new GSP 600 gaming headset
Sennheiser has a 70-year history as an esteemed, established, headphone and loudspeaker maker. It is not the first brand that comes to mind for gamers yet as it puts it #TheSoundGamesAreMadeOf is all important.
Its new GPS 600 costs A$399.95 and work with PC, mac and consoles and Sennheiser says it represents the next level of sound unlocked.
It has a closed back and over-the-ear isolation means deep bass while still delivering well-controlled mid and high frequencies. Sennheiser also has an open back model PC 373D if you need to hear your surrounds as well. It handles up to Dolby 7.1 sound.
Ear pads are made from a cool suede-like material that prevents sticking to the skin. Overall weight is 395g.
The broadcast quality mic has noise cancelling and mutes simply by flipping it up.
It can handle 112dB – the equivalent of a screaming child or front-row concert and exceeds human hearing with 10-30,000Hz frequency response. The microphone as 47dBV/PA and will accurately “hear” sound from 10-18,000Hz.
It has dual 3.5 mm (3-pole connectors) 1 x 3.5 mm (4-pole connectors).
Sennheiser prides itself on having Exchangeable parts – spare earpads, cables, and cover plates so it will have a long life.