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Razer vs. SteelSeries Headset Comparison (Page 1)

Today we have two competing companies with headsets to compare; SteelSeries' 5H v2 and Razer's Piranha gaming headsets.
By Andrew Jones from Jul 2, 2008 @ 23:00 CDT
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Introduction

Today we've got two gaming oriented headsets in hand from SteelSeries and Razer. Both headsets are equipped with built-in microphone booms and offer in-line switches to control volume and mute functions for the microphone.

Comparing things of an auditory nature can always be tricky, so first I will give you the specs of both and later on I will give you the impressions of each through a series of tests based on my finely tuned aural senses...

Here are the specs for the SteelSeries 5H v2:

Frequency response: 16 to 28,000 Hz

Impedance: 40 Ohms

Cable length: 1m + 2m extension

Connector type: 3.5mm stereo jacks

Microphone frequency response: 75 to 16,000Hz

Pickup pattern: Uni-directional

Sensitivity: -38dB

Impedance: 2K Ohms

Here are the specs for the Razer Piranha:

Frequency response: 18 to 22,000 Hz

Impedance: 32 Ohms

Cable length: 3m

Connector type: 3.5mm stereo jacks

Microphone frequency response: 80 to 15,000Hz

Pickup pattern: Uni-directional

Sensitivity: -38dB

Impedance: 2K Ohms

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